SAN ANTONIO — In a matchup featuring two shorthanded teams, the Utah Jazz fell to the San Antonio Spurs Sunday afternoon on the road, 109-103.
A back-and-forth contest throughout the first half, the Spurs took control in the third quarter. The Jazz cut the deficit to four on three occasions inside of three minutes remaining, but couldn't get closer than that.
• San Antonio made 19 free throws compared to just eight for Utah.
• The Spurs finished with 15 fast break points. The Jazz had two.
• Five Utah players finished in double figures. Four did for San Antonio.
Records: Utah (47-30); San Antonio (59-17)
Utah: Boris Diaw and Rudy Gobert scored 19 points apiece to lead the Jazz. Gobert added 14 rebounds, six blocked shots and five assists.
Team: Kawhi Leonard led all scorers with 25 points.
Utah: vs. Portland, Tuesday, April 4, 7 p.m.
Team: vs. Memphis, Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 p.m.