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NBA implements schedule changes to limit player resting

August 8th, 2017 at 9:59 PM
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Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Since Adam Silver has taken over as commissioner of the NBA, we have seen him actively pursue ways to improve the product the league is putting forward. He hasn’t shied away from issues and has shown an ability to understand what the fans want to see from the league.

On of the biggest issues and talking points from last season was star players resting. Especially if those rest nights came during a nationally televised game.

In a report for ESPN, Brian Windhorst mentioned that the league has worked to protect those nationally televised games and reduce the incentive for players to rest. It was already known that the season would start earlier this year to help enable some of …

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