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The San Antonio Spurs advanced in the Western Conference by sweeping the Utah Jazz in their first-round series. Now the team will have some time off as they await for the winner of the Los Angeles Clippers-Memphis Grizzlies first-round series.
Currently, the Clippers are leading the series (3-1) and Game 5 will be in Memphis but as San Antonio rests, and prepares for their next opponent, here is how the team fared against the two teams in the regular season.
For a more in-depth look at the Clippers and Grizzlies, make sure to read Project Spurs' Kyle Boenitz's recent breakdown.
The Spurs went 2-1 against Los Angeles this regular season.
The Spurs went 4-0 against Memphis this regular season.
What do you have to say Spurs fans? Considering the Clippers might be on the verge of advancing, it would seem San Antonio played much better versus the Grizzlies.
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