Utah 104, San Antonio 114

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, April 8, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #19 James Capers, #77 Karl Lane, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 18581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 19 21 36 28 104
San Antonio 31 26 28 29 114

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 29-28 20-8 9-20 L1
San Antonio 40-14 23-4 17-10 W11

Recap


SPURS 114, JAZZ 104: Tony Parker scored 28 points and Manu Ginobili had 23 as San Antonio earned its 11th consecutive victory and its 15th straight playoff berth against visiting Utah.

San Antonio has won six in a row over Utah and is 26-2 in the last 28 matchups. The teams meet again Monday night in Utah to complete the back-to-back home-and-home series.

Tim Duncan had 13 points and 16 rebounds for the Spurs (40-14), who stayed percentage points ahead of Oklahoma City (41-15) atop the West. Danny Green scored 14 for the Spurs.

Ginobili was 14 of 15 from the line as the Spurs made 38 of 43 free throws. Utah was 16 of 26 from the line.

Al Jefferson led the Jazz (29-28) with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Devin Harris had 18 points and six assists.

Derrick Favors had 14 points and 12 rebounds and DeMarre Carroll had a career-high 16 points.

San Antonio grabbed a 57-40 halftime lead by shooting 60.6 (20 of 33) and allowing the Jazz to shoot just 36.2 percent (17 of 47).

The Jazz got to 80-74 in the third and trailed 85-76 at the end of the quarter thanks to three 3-pointers by Harris. The Spurs kept the Jazz at bay in the fourth to keep their streak alive.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Utah’s C.J. Miles (strained left calf) and Earl Watson (sore right knee) went out in the first half and neither returned. … Jazz forward Josh Howard, who had arthroscopic knee surgery last month, said he hopes to return to game action April 24 against Phoenix. … The Spurs also won 11 in a row from Jan. 30 to Feb. 20.

Top Game Performances

Utah   San Antonio
Al Jefferson 19 Scoring Tony Parker 28
Devin Harris 6 Assists Danny Green 5
Derrick Favors 12 Rebounds Tim Duncan 16
Devin Harris 5 Free Throws Made Manu Ginobili 14
Alec Burks 1 Steals Danny Green 2
Al Jefferson 2 Blocks Tim Duncan 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 104 44.1 6-16 16-26 24 39 4 6 11
San Antonio 114 50.7 6-22 38-43 19 45 8 5 16

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against Utah. The Spurs have a W/L % of .725 after a win and .786 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Jazz have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .556 after a loss.
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