There has been a lot of talk of player safety and injury concerns in the NBA the last couple of years because of so many stars suffering some horrific injuries. 356 more words
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Derrick Rose’s accuser has filed an appeal with the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals after a Los Angeles federal jury held that current New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose and his two acquaintances — Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton — were not civilly liable. 727 more words
NEW YORK (WFAN) — NBA commissioner Adam Silver says there’s no easy answer to the trend of coaches resting star players in road games.
In an interview with WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Thursday, Silver said he doesn’t support the idea of passing a rule to address the issue because, while fans might hate buying tickets only to see Manu Ginobili or Tony Parker sit on the bench, they would also not want to see the league “dictating to Steve Kerr and Coach Pop and others ‘you are obligated to play players these minutes.’ It just doesn’t work.” 223 more words