When David Stern issued a statement stating the league would be fining the Spurs $250,000 for resting four starters on Thursday night in Miami, it was sure to create some controversy.
There was no rule specifically stating Gregg Popovich could not sit his players whenever he chooses, so handing down a steep punishment for it doesn’t seem like a decision brimming with justice.
Not surprisingly, veteran and esteemed head coach Doc Rivers wasn’t in favor of the ruling, and told reporters so before his Celtics faced the Blazers on Friday.
Latest posts by Jabberhead (see all)
- Darnell Dockett Official Retirement Announcement - July 26, 2016
- Who’s left? Exploring the remaining free agents - July 24, 2016
- U.S. will have its most female Olympians ever in Rio - July 19, 2016