Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 12/6/12
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NBA commissioner David Stern has come out and defended his actions of fining the San Antonio Spurs a sum of $250,000 for sitting their "four best players" against a game against the Miami Heat in Miami. Stern went on to say that he has no problem with the coach (Gregg Popovich), but it's about "the relationship between 30 owners and 30 teams." He also pointed out it's San Antonio's only visit to the Miami area and it was early in the season to be resting players. Stern is no stranger to controversry and this answer of trying to clear up the situation may make it worse in the eyes of his fans and some NBA head coaches. When the league found out the Spurs sent their stars home, the commissioner's response was that it was a "disservice" to the fans. His most recent answer doesn't mention the fans, in fact it sounds more like an answer he'd give at a business meeting.  He then stated the night of the game that fans that went to go see the Spurs play against the Heat were disappointed
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