SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -If there is a Game 6 of the Western Conference finals, security is likely to be tighter.
Angry Utah fans threw debris onto the court late in the San Antonio Spurs' 91-79 win Monday night in Game 4, and the shower continued after the buzzer - even after repeated pleas over the public address system to not throw anything.
Both San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich and Utah coach Jerry Sloan were still unhappy Tuesday about the ugly scene.
``It's unfortunate because it's always a few people that create a poor impression. It didn't reflect well on Salt Lake City, that's for sure,'' Popovich said in San Antonio, where the Spurs will try to wrap up the series Wednesday in Game 5. ``But on balance, we all know that there are idiots in every town that can act like that and unfortunately we saw some of that.''
There were no injuries, although San Antonio forward Bruce Bowen said he was a little alarmed to see a container of lip balm coming at him.
Sloan wasn't around to see the ending, but did hear several rounds of the repeated chants about the officiating. He was ejected with 2:34 left after getting his second technical foul, prompting even more anger by the home fans.
``I still think that's out of place for basketball, but I can't control that,'' Sloan said. ``I just have an opinion.''

Recent NBA Discussions

nba plays for mon 12/5 on Mon, Dec 2016 by sharkey11
added nba play on Mon, Dec 2016 by Timmy1961
NBA Trends Monday, December 5th, 2016 on Mon, Dec 2016 by Blade
NBA Betting Roadmap, Week 7 on Mon, Dec 2016 by Blade
Advertisement

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Spurs vs. Bucks Prediction Will the Spurs cover as a road favorite when they visit the Bucks at 8:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Blazers vs. Bulls Pick Can the Chicago Bulls stay tough at home when they host the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at 8PM ET?
Thumbnail Davis aims to lift visitors to victory Anthony Davis has a league-leading 599 points through 19 games. Still, even his Herculean efforts seemingly aren’t enough to pull the Pelicans out of the...
Thumbnail Whiteside takes his one-man show to Rip City After a 2-8 start out of the gate, Miami has righted itself quite nicely. But will Erik Spoelstra’s crew be able to sustain that momentum in the Pacific...
Thumbnail Rockets vs. Nuggets Prediction After stunning the Warriors last night as a double-digit underdog, will the Rockets cover again tonight when they visit the Nuggets at 10:30PM...
More inNBA Articles  
Advertisement

NBA Team Pages