San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, right, as Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) defends during the second quarter in an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
It was a showdown between two of the best defensive teams in the NBA when Utah and San Antonio met Thursday and despite an inspired effort from the Jazz, who are in the fight for the final Western Conference playoff spot, the Spurs won 96-78 .Coming into the game, the Spurs were the number-one team in the league in defensive efficiency, only giving up 95.8 points per 100 possessions.However, during the month of February, the Spurs' defensive tenacity slipped, putting them in fifth place in the league with a defensive rating of 100.5 points per 100 possessions.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE