Originally Posted by @BaileysBlitz
Sidebar: David Stern is a bum for that statement on the Spurs. Pop is a legendary coach who made a good call in relation to the dumb schedule. I wanted San Antonio to win so bad. If they had Pietrus and sent him home,it wouldn't be a big deal. Even if the game was on a local broadcasting station he probably wouldn't care but the big network partner(TNT) had to be all butt hurt. Next time,he should make them take the opening tip and sub them out after the first whistle.
In a way I agree with Stern, was angry as hell myself when found out last minute that Spurs' big 3 weren't playing in so long waited game
(( On the other hand, teams have right to rest players, but come on, 15 games in the season and they are tired? If they're that old then retire, damn you.