Austin falls to Salt Lake City in battle of the bigs, 98-89

Prior to Sunday afternoon tipoff in Cedar Park, TX, the Austin Spurs (16-20) received familiar roster additions from San Antonio: power forwards Chimezie Metu and Drew Eubanks. However, poor 3-pooting shooting and the inability to contain the paint spoiled the duo’s return, leading to a 98-89 loss to the Salt Lake City Stars (18-18). “It’s a tough deal for those guys when they’re gone for a week to 10 days and they come in with no practice, no shootaround. They just gotta go right in and play,” Austin head coach Blake Ahearn said. “There’s an adjustment factor that we...

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