Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 5/1/12
The playoffs are underway and the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz series kicked off this past Sunday but with the long delay between Game 1 and 2 (thanks playoff schedule makers), it feels like an eternity since Game 1. The Spurs and Jazz will get things going again tomorrow night in San Antonio but in the interim, Utah decided to head back to Salt Lake City until Game 2 nears. However, for Jazz players Derrick Favors and DeMarre Carroll, staying in San Antonio made much more sense. “I’d rather stay here,” Derrick Favors said Sunday in the Alamo City. “But, you know, I don’t call the rules. I just do what they tell me.” DeMarre Carroll tweeted this after Sunday’s 106-91 loss to my new team: “Flight back to Utah… SMD.” (That stands for ‘smacking my dreds,’ which is his version of ‘smacking my head.’) Indeed it did make sense for Utah to simply stay in the Alamo City but with Utah having to deal with extra travel time, hopefully it will work to the Spurs' favor. See, the Jazz
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