The San Antonio Spurs started the game out strong, going on a 17-4 run, then built a 25-point halftime lead and never looked back.

After finishing the first half on 22-2 blast, the Spurs kept pounding the Jazz and extended their margin to as high as 38 points and cruised to a 114-83 victory and more importantly hold a 2-0 lead as the series goes to Utah.

Tony Parker scored 18 points and dished out nine assists, rookie Kawhi Leonard added 17 points and Tim Duncan had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead seven Spurs in double figures.

Game 3 is on Saturday in Salt Lake City.