The Utah Jazz had two nights between Game 1 and 2, and another two nights between Game 2 and 3. As a result -- they had as much time as possible to get some film sessions in and work on things in practice. Tyrone Corbin brought a new look on defense in Game 3: he used Gordon Hayward and Alec Burks on the San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker early and often. Devin Harris played great defense against Parker early in Game 2, but tired out down the stretch. And let's be honest, Parker has carved up Harris. And let's be even more honest, our roll men defenders have 'shown' pretty poorly on pick and rolls this series. Gordon has the length and recovery ability to change shots, and Burks has the youth, tenacity, and quickness to keep up with Parker. It's good to keep switching who is on Parker as best to prevent him from adapting to what we're doing that quickly.
The Jazz want to make Parker a jump shooter, so on all of his many screens the Jazz ball handler defender has been going UNDER the screen. When Parker gets in the paint he either finishes, gets to the line, finishes and gets to the line, or makes the best pass to beat our defense -- and get the ball to a shooter. Making him take jumpers from 18 feet, even if he's making them, is still a better thing for the Jazz to handle than having to deal with all the other head aches he causes.
What do you qualitatively feel about Corbin putting Alec Burks and Gordon Hayward on Tony Parker?