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Gregg Popovich was disappointed in the NBA's $250,000 fine and did not rule out a potential appeal.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Gregg Popovich says he doesn't know if the San Antonio Spurs will appeal a 250,000 fine from the NBA for sending four of his top players home to rest instead of them playing the Miami Heat.
Popovich said before Saturday night's game against Memphis that he was "disappointed" in the decision by NBA Commissioner David Stern. It was the first comments...
Nov 29, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich reacts during the second half against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. The Heat won 105-100. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
Gregg Popovich says he does not know if the San Antonio Spurs will appeal a $250,000 fine from the NBA and commissioner David Stern for sending his top four players...
Gregg Popovich said Saturday night he doesn't know if the San Antonio Spurs will appeal a $250,000 fine from the NBA for sending his star players home to rest instead of playing them against the Miami Heat.
Speaking publicly for the first time since NBA Commissioner David Stern handed down the stiff penalty Friday, the Spurs coach and team president said he was ''disappointed...
The NBA stood up and fined the San Antonio Spurs $250k for the stunt that head coach Greg Popovich pulled by withholding his primary stars from a nationally televised game.
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Now that David Stern has made good on his promise to hand down "substantial sanctions" against the San Antonio Spurs, the commish forgot to announce free admission for all preseason games from now on.
The league docked San Antonio a cool 250,000 on Friday for upsetting Lord Stern by sending four Spurs home Thursday night instead of suiting up at Miami. The Spurs...
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made a seemingly logical decision to sit four of his top players at the end of a six-game road trip to better prepare for a showdown with the Memphis Grizzlies.
The organization now has a lighter wallet because of it.
Despite NBA commissioner David Stern's controversial penalty, San Antonio's core will be well-rested Saturday night...
Gregg Popovich sent his best players home, deciding they reached the end of the road before the trip was over.
San Antonio's game notes still listed Tim Duncan and Tony Parker as probable starters, when it was already definite they'd be long gone before the Spurs tipped off in Miami.
But to what extent?
Many were still wrestling with that one Friday...
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Maybe this is why Gregg Popovich wanted to save his best player's legs.
San Antonio needed every single one of Tony Parker's 30 points and six assists and every single one of Tim Duncan's 27 points and 15 rebounds to help force overtime and defeat...
Project Spurs' Jose Grijalva weighed in on the David Stern-Gregg Popovich drama, the league has fined the Spurs and the crew over at TNT had a spirited debate on whether San Antonio Spurs' Popovich's decision to send Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Danny Green back to San Antonio to rest was a good move or not. Check out Kenny Smith, Chris Webber, Shaq, and...
The NBA has fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 as a result of coach Gregg Popovich sending the teams stars home for a nationally televised game against the Miami Heat. Popovich sent Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green, on a commercial flight home instead of playing them against the Miami Heat. Popovich wanted his starters to rest before Saturday's home...
NBA commissioner David Stern knows that the San Antonio Spurs are an old team. He also knows that head coach Gregg Popovich will rest his aging starters from time to time.Stern even admitted as much by saying that he has no problem with teams resting their starters. But when it comes to the Spurs playing in a nationally televised game, he expects all the stars to be playing. CLICK...