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  1. Do you remember when the Spurs almost beat the Heat in Miami but they came up short 105-100? Do you also remember that same night the Spurs sat 4 of their starters (Duncan, Parker, Ginobili, Green) and the league and old David Stern was upset with the Spurs because the entertainment value of the game had diminished (though I had a great time watching the game, and I'm not even a big Spurs fan). Well David Stern fined the team $250,000 to make an example of the Spurs and moved on from it. Well, apparently the lack of stardome in the building really cut one of the fans deep and he is now suing the Spurs "stating that the team's head coach, Gregg Popovich, "intentionally and surrepticiously" sent their best players home without the knowledge of the league, the team and the fans attending the Nov. 29 game against the Heat." Here is the link to the ESPN article about this idiot: San Antonio Spurs sued by lawyer for resting top players - ESPN In the article the guy compares the players to a piece of meat, basically saying that not seeing them play was like going to a nice Steak restaurant and being served low quality meat... This guy is dumb and from that you should instantly understand where my opinions fell on the matter. This entire story actually sheds light on the line that is often blurred between entertainment and competitive play of sports. But when a coach makes a decision for the better of his team in order to increase the chances of his team winning in the grand scheme of things (because, well, that's his job) then I have 0 problem with that coach... Who is trying to do his job. Look, I get that the fans and NBA were upset. Fans didn't see as many stars as they hoped and the NBA figured they would lose money and ratings. But coach Pop was resting veteran players who had just played 4 road games. This guy is a moron and needs to get over it.

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