Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
The San Antonio Spurs are serving notice right now. They are legit. The ghosts of Grizzlies past are being erased in this first round, especially after the Spurs blew the doors off the Utah Jazz. This was a start-to-finish domination for the Spurs, who put seven players in double figures while the Jazz could only muster 10 points each from Josh Howard and Al Jefferson. San Antonio's starters scored 71 points to the Utah starters' 42.
The Pacers blew out Orlando last night, but only because of a gigantic third quarter in which they outscored the Magic 32-17. Roy Hibbert was the key, scoring 12 of his 18 points in that huge third quarter as he seemingly remembered he is 7-foot-2 and Dwight Howard isn't around. Danny Granger had his best game of the series (more on that later) as the Pacers took control of this series and are slowly making it seem like Orlando is as outm...