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NBA: Slumping Jazz fall to San Antonio Spurs, 106-102
By Brian T. Smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Feb 20, 2012 11:01PM MDT
Al Jefferson walked off the hardwood with his head bowed and shoulders slumped. He breathed in, sighed and slowly walked toward the Jazz’s tunnel. There was no confetti. No shouting or raised arms. Just the hurt.
Utah battled San Antonio for nearly 48 minutes Monday at EnergySolutions Arena. Then the Spurs did what the Spurs do. Passing the ball along the perimeter during a crucial late-game situation like only former NBA champions can, San Antonio sucked out all of Utah’s life with a right-corn...
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BEST OF MAXIM
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is expected to miss two weeks with a strained left oblique.
Ginobili was hurt during the second half of San Antonio's 103-100 victory at the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. The Spurs have won 10 straight heading into Monday night's game at Utah.
Ginobili had an MRI on Monday that confirmed the injury. He will remain in San Antonio...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points and the Portland Trail Blazers routed San Antonio 137-97 Tuesday night while the Spurs rested Tim Duncan and Tony Parker.
Jamal Crawford scored 20 points, shooting 5 for 7 on 3-pointers, and had eight assists for the Blazers, who led by as many as 48 points and sat all of their starters for most of the fourth quarter. Gerald...
I guess that’s one way to take advantage of the All Star Break (especially since some teams have 3 games in 4 days in this already traditionally short week).
Line of the Night: Dwyane Wade (2.71) was 25% of the Heat’s 120 output with his 30 points (11-16 from the field) adding 10 assists, 3 steals, and 2 blocks.
Kyrie Irving (2.19) continued making his case...
Live Analysis: Jazz 30, Spurs 26
By steve luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Feb 20, 2012 07:39PM MDT
The First: Jazz 30, Spurs 26
Devin Harris’ three-point shot triggers an 11-6 start by the Jazz. They continue to dominate and own a 22-15 lead before Matt Bonner comes off the bench and buries three three-pointers in the final 3:22.
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Tony Parker scored 23 points and Matt Bonner hit five 3-pointers and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the
Utah Jazz 106-102 Monday night for their 11th consecutive victory.
The San Antonio Spurs seem to fly under the national radar these days.
New York Knicks Rookie guard Iman Schumpert is expected to miss his second straight game Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks because of patella tendinitis in his left knee.The Deseret News and Hoopsworld reported Wednesday that Schumpert will also pull out of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest because of the injury. Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans has been added to the contest, according to...
Richard Jefferson Press Conference Transcript
It’s time to start calculating whether eight weeks of the best free agent left in your league pool is better than five weeks of Manu Ginobili, ’cause that looks to be the sitch, mes amis. That’s assuming those five weeks are top-notch Manu and I’m not getting that kind of vibe. At this point, even if he returns in a couple weeks, what are the odds he’s not as rusty as a...
Luke Ridnour hit a floater in the lane at the buzzer, capping Minnesota's comeback from 16 points down in the fourth quarter as the Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz 100-98 on Wednesday night. Utah's Al Jefferson sank a jumper with Kevin Love in his face to tie the score at 98 with 7 seconds remaining.