Utah 102, San Antonio 111

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, April 9, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #26 Bob Delaney, #67 John Goble
Attendance - 18802

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 22 24 30 26 102
San Antonio 25 32 32 22 111

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 37-43 20-20 17-23 L2
San Antonio 61-19 36-5 25-14 W4

Recap


Richard Jefferson scored 20 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on Saturday.

Tony Parker added 13 points and seven assists and Tiago Splitter had 13 points and eight rebounds for San Antonio (61-19), which won its fourth straight game and moved 1½ games ahead of the Chicago Bulls for homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs.

Al Jefferson had 23 points and eight rebounds, Derrick Favors scored 17 points and Paul Millsap had 16 points for Utah (37-43).

San Antonio scored the final nine points of the first half to take a 57-46 halftime lead and stretched its cushion to 17 on Tim Duncan’s basket with 4:43 left in the third quarter.

Utah pulled within 91-85 on Earl Watson’s 21-footer with 8:06 remaining, but San Antonio answered with an 8-2 run. Jefferson’s fourth 3-pointer gave the Spurs a 99-87 lead with 5:26 to go.

Manu Ginobili, DeJuan Blair and Gary Neal added 12 points apiece for San Antonio, which shot 57.7 percent from the field.

Devin Harris added 13 points and nine assists for Utah.

Top Game Performances

Utah   San Antonio
Al Jefferson 23 Scoring Richard Jefferson 20
Devin Harris 9 Assists Tony Parker 7
Al Jefferson 8 Rebounds Tiago Splitter 8
Devin Harris 6 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 4
Devin Harris 3 Steals Manu Ginobili 1
Jeremy Evans 1 Blocks Tim Duncan 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 102 53.8 4-12 12-18 27 33 3 7 14
San Antonio 111 57.7 8-20 21-31 29 33 5 3 12

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Spurs have a W/L % of .783 after a win and .700 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game on the road against New Orleans . The Jazz have a W/L % of .459 after a win and .465 after a loss.
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