Report: NBA Approves Significant Change to Rules for Teams Resting Top Players

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Sports Illustrated

By Patrick Andres The availability of star players during the NBA’s regular season has been a hot topic for over a decade now, going all the way back to the uproar over the Spurs resting their stars in Nov. 2012. For the first time, however, the league appears prepared to take significant action against what has become known as “load management.” The NBA’s Board of Governors has approved new provisions to punish teams for resting star players in national TV games and in-season tournament games, as well as resting multiple star players in regular season games, according to a Wednesday afternoon…

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