Williams said he’s never dealt with a situation like what Popovich did in resting all of his key players during an extended road trip. Williams played for Popovich and was a coaching intern on his staff during the 2004-05 season when they won a NBA championship.
``I know he’s done it a long time and it has been effective for them,’’ Williams said. ``For me to cross that bridge, I don’t even know how that process works. My thing is you always play. I think everybody has an opinion. But the bottom line is that they had success doing it their way. I think you have to be in that situation to answer it properly
We have key players?