quote:Spurs fans don't know this in November?
From an objective point of view this goes back to putting the best product out for the fans, which Pop chose not to. You can argue that teams rest players at the end of the season but that usually happens when a playoff spot is locked up so fans know they still have the opportunity to see the best product in the playoffs where games are more important. The best interests of the players were in mind but at this point regular season games matter to get into the playoffs, the game wont come back to haunt them but I still see both sides to the argument.
I think Eric Gordon should be fined $25,000 per game that he is "injured" because he isn't on the court putting the best product for the NBA.
quote:In completely different situations. Context matters.
Because the same two teams played, with the Heat now doing exactly what the Spurs did.
quote:Let the whining begin!
Chris Tomasson @christomasson
NBA official told me no fine expected for Heat sitting 3 Totally different situation than Spurs before Players had listed injuries at arena.