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Utah Jazz open playoff run against San Antonio Spurs.

Scouting the Jazz: Harris has a lot on his shoulders vs. Spurs

As the San Antonio Spurs (50-16) and Utah Jazz prepare to square off in game one of their NBA Playoff series, both teams will have to come into the game with the understanding that one of their winning streaks will be snapped on Sunday afternoon. The Spurs come in as the hottest team in the NBA as they closed the season with a 10-game win streak, the third double-digit win streak...

Ryan Richards joins Georgian team

After leaving Swiss team Lugano Tigers due to personal reasons, San Antonio Spurs' draftee Ryan Richards has signed with Sokhumi Tbilisi in Georgia and has been working on his game before signing with Sokhumi. “I’m really excited, already practiced with the team it’s a great group of guys. I’m happy to be here, and looking forward to this new experience.” As for...

Before Tip-Off: Diaw, Howard to start in Spurs-Jazz series opener

It’s playoff time at the AT&T Center as you can hear cheers and screams from up above the arena. Fans are decorated in silver and black, as the San Antonio Spurs (50-16) will be squaring off against the Utah Jazz (36-30) for a noon tip-off game. Both teams will be making some changes to their starting lineups, as the Jazz add some experience, while the Spurs add one more Frenchmen...

Parker orchestrates Spurs' Game 1 win vs. Jazz

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tony Parker scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won their first playoff opener in four years, beating the Utah Jazz 106-91 in Game 1 of their first-round series Sunday. Tim Duncan added 17 points and 11 rebounds, helping the Spurs dodge another early playoff letdown. Despite boasting the No. 1 seed again, San Antonio hadn't won a Game 1 in its last...

Utah Jazz keep it close in loss to Spurs

SAN ANTONIO – Of the teams that did not secure home court advantage, the Utah Jazz were by a long mile the team that were supposed to be whipping boys. Instead, teams such as the Nuggets and the Knicks assumed that role as the Jazz kept it respectable in their loss to the Spurs. // < ![CDATA[ (function() { var csprtjs = document.createElement('script'); csprtjs...

Spurs RoundTable: Breaking down the Spurs, Jazz series (Video)

On this episode of the WOAI-Project Spurs Spurs RoundTable, Michael De Leon, Paul Garcia, Humberto Cervera and myself break down the first round playoff series between the first-seeded San Antonio Spurs and eighth-seeded Utah Jazz.We break down each position and state which team has the advantage.Also on the show, we take a look back at the Spurs' regular season and talk about...

Spurs Give Jazz The Blues In 106-91 Win, Lead Series 1-0

Last year the San Antonio Spurs limped into the Post Season and lost their opening Playoff game to the Memphis Grizzlies. San Antonio never truly recovered from that first game loss, and the Grizzlies would send the top-seeded Spurs home for the summer at the conclusion of the series. The circumstances are far different this year for San Antonio this year, as they ended the regular...

Parker leads Spurs to Game 1 win over Jazz

“He’s the reason we’ve been successful thus far this season. He continued that tonight. He’s had a wonderful year. He’s been very focused and did another good job, as you saw,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said after his all-star guard Tony Parker zipped through the Utah Jazz defense on his way to 28 points. Parker continued his regular season dominance in Game 1 of the...

Spurs dominate paint scoring, boards need a little work

Sunday's victory versus the Utah Jazz was just what the San Antonio Spurs needed to get the playoffs rolling.  They won by 15, but it wasn't a perfect game.  The one stat which stands out is the 58-44 points in the paint advantage for the Spurs.  Much of that is thanks to some stellar play from Tony Parker and Tim Duncan.  Manu played a great game despite a non-eye popping...

Spurs postgame videos

The San Antonio Spurs (1-0) beat the Utah Jazz (0-1) 106-91 to take a one-game lead in their opening round series. After the game, Spurs' Tony Parker, Gregg Popovich, Stephen Jackson, Boris Diaw, Manu Ginobili, and Matt Bonner talk about the win, the play of Parker and much more. Parker states last year's loss to the Grizzlies is motivating him versus Utah and more. ...

San Antonio's Manu Ginobli blows wide-open dunk (Video)

Yesterday, the San Antonio Spurs won game one of their playoff series against the Utah Jazz but the Spurs did have one memorable blunder.Check out Manu Ginobli who appears to have a wide-open dunk in the second quarter until the ball hits the back rim and clangs out:

Spurs 106, Jazz 91

SAN ANTONIO -- Tony Parker led a balanced attack with 28 points as top-seeded San Antonio cruised past Utah 106-91 Sunday at the AT&T Center in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. Eleven players scored for the Spurs, who have won 11 consecutive games and 25 of their last 28 dating back to mid-March. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is 7 p.m. EST on Wednesday...

Hello, friends! Jim Nantz jumped into a hot tub with John Stockton

Vlogger via: Then "KSL sports anchor Jim Nantz interviews Utah Jazz players John Stockton, Rich Kelley, Bobby Hansen and Pace Mannion in a Jacuzzi. The players were trying to relax before a 5th and... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Jazz-Spurs Preview

The San Antonio Spurs spent the lockout-shortened regular season resisting the inevitable comparisons to the one in 1999, when they won their first of four championships. But now that it's over? ''I guess if you look back and compare, yeah, it's a lot like that,'' Spurs forward Tim Duncan said Saturday. ''We hope it ends like that, too.''...

Jazz postgame videos

You heard from the San Antonio Spurs and their thoughts after winning Game 1 in their first-round series versus the Utah Jazz but what did the Jazz have to say after the loss? Check out what Jazz head coach Ty Corbin, Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, John Howard, Derrick Favors, Devin Harris and DeMarre Carroll had to say on the loss to the Spurs. Corbin talks about the Spurs' defense...
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