Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: San Antonio gets to rest
The Utah Jazz gave it their best shot. They really did. And going into the series, some of the talk was about how the Jazz size could expose a weakness on the Spurs and give them more problems than an 8-seed should.
The Spurs survived a Utah run last night to cut a 21-point lead down to four in the last minute, but they came up with the one play they needed to hold off the Jazz and complete the sweep. And in the oddest development of long-time NBA observers, the Spurs won by picking up the pace. Don't be fooled by the silver-and-black jerseys and Tim Duncan still hanging around. This team is neither old, nor slow.
Now they get to do the one thing Gregg Popovich spent the condensed regular season desperately looking for: rest. Good luck, next Spurs opponent
2: The Clips may be waiting for them
I'm not sure if the Clippers ...