Originally Posted by okcchief
That's kind of strange since they didn't play last night or play tomorrow. Plus, they played Washington, and Toronto earlier in the week. Why not do it then? It's a regular season game, but you would think those players would want to play the World Champs. I understand the strategy with an older team, but I don't understand the spot at all.
Because this game doesn't mean shit to the Spurs. Pop knows his team will easily make the playoffs. Why not get your young guys valuable experience against top tier talent when the outcome isn't important?