Thursday, May 3 2012, 12:22 AM MDT
Jazz Hang Heads After Embarassing Loss To Spurs In Game 2
KUTV) Coach Ty Corbin said his team can't get too discouraged after
suffering a 114-83 loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2, despite the
fact it was the Jazz's worst lose of the season.
Once again Utah got badly outplayed by the Spurs, who hit a barrage of 3s and outscored the Jazz 62-36 in the paint.
Jefferson and Josh Howard were the only Jazz players to hit double
digits (10 points apiece) and San Antonio rookie Kawhi Leonard lit the
Jazz up for 17 points.
All of the Spurs starters scored in
double figures, as they built up a 53-28 halftime lead. Still, Utah
comes home for two games at EnergySolutions Arena, and that was the
battle cry for Jazz coach Ty Corbin.
"We have to understand the importance of being ready, and being ready for 48 minutes," Corbin told reporters from the podium.
have been great at home, and we have to continue that. The playoffs are
going to be a little different, but our fans have been super about
We're going to need everything we can against this
team, they understand [that] going in--they're going to come in and try
to jump us early. We've got to be ready to match that and put the
pressure back on them."
The key moment in Game 2 came midway
through the 2nd quarter when San Antonio outscored Utah 43-14 to cruise
to the lopsided victory.
Dave Fox and Adam Mikulich analyze what went wrong for the Jazz and look ahead to Game 3.
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