Originally Posted by alh1020
Three times last season, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich rested Tim Duncan
, Manu Ginobili
and Tony Parker
in the same game. He’s done it before then as well. And he is far from the only coach to rest multiple key players in a game — Doc Rivers, Phil Jackson and other coaches have done it.
Pop also rested Danny Green at the same time. I think that's what helped Stern make the decision that he did. It's hard to argue a 25 year old needs to be rested.