ANIMATED: Derrick Favors Annihilates Tiago Splitter's Dunk Attempt

Tiago Splitter got a beautiful feed from Tim Duncan that was supposed to lead to a relatively easy dunk with no one nearby. Derrick Favors sniffed it out, however, and completely erased that chance. To say Favors ate Splitter's lunch is an understatement — if Splitter got lunch money for the week, Favors robbed him of all of it, and then smashed the lunch back in his face for no reason.

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That's as clean of a dunk denial you'll ever see.

For more on these two teams, make sure to visit Jazz blog SLC Dunk and Spurs blog Pounding the Rock. For all news and notes regarding the 2012 NBA playoffs, stick with SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

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