Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 4/29/12
Today the San Antonio Spurs start the 2012 NBA Playoff-opening series against the Utah Jazz, I spoke to Spencer Campbell from The Utah Jazz Blog to get his thoughts on the series.Michael: Another 1-8 has pundits drawing comparisons to last season's Spurs-Grizzlies series. Are you with the group that thinks the Jazz are similar to the Grizzlies and so it could have the same results or do you see this as a completely different series itself? Spencer: I see the new found lineup of Harris/Hayward/Millsap/Favors/Jefferson causing problems on both ends of the floor. I don't know if they will be as stingy on defense as the Grizzly lineup was last year, but the sample sizes look promising. The Spurs bench will cause us fits. The second unit has had a difficult time scoring for a little while now. The defense is there, but sometimes there are lapses on offense that don't allow the Jazz to keep or build the lead. The Spurs have had some problems defending some of the better big man tandems ...
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