Found December 10, 2012 on
I don’t normally get sucked into conspiracy theories suggesting that the NBA and commissioner David Stern want certain teams (Heat, Lakers) to succeed and other teams to fail. I know sometimes it may seem that way, but I just don’t believe in stuff like that.
While I don’t think Stern has it in for the San Antoino Spurs either, there’s an interesting little statistic (via Multiple Sources.net) that shows the team got dealt a bit of a disadvantage when it comes to scheduling.
If you look at the chart (via Multiple Sources.net), it shows the Spurs have the worst differential when it comes to their amount of rest days compared to their opponents’ rest days. That basically means that the teams the Spurs are playing on average are getting more rest before the game than they are.
Again, I don’t buy into conspiracy theories and I’m sure it’s hard enough as it is to put together a full 82-game schedule for 30 teams, let alone trying to make sure one team plays on less rest than ...
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