San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (2) drives to the basket as Utah Jazz's Josh Howard (8) and Al Jefferson (25) defend during the first quarter of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Game 2 Final: Spurs 114, Jazz 83
NBA Playoffs » Inept Jazz fall by 31 to cap one of most embarrassing playoff performances
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published May 02 2012 04:28 pm • Last Updated May 02 2012 11:45 pm
San Antonio • Tony Parker finished with 18 points and nine assists in less than three quarters Wednesday night, leading San Antonio to a 114-83 victory over the Utah Jazz in Game 2 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series. The Spurs lead the best-of-seven series, 2-0.
The Jazz trailed by 11 after a quarter, 25 at the half, 34 at the end of the third and 31 at the final buzzer to cap one of the most humilating playoff losses in franchise history.
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Down 87-53 to start the fourth quarter, the Jazz started by missing five shots, committing a turnover and being called for an offensive foul. Utah fell behind, 93-55, and coach Tyrone Corbin keeps his unproductive starts on the bench for the duration of this lopsided battle.
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