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Report: NBA commissioner may soon have power to fine teams for resting players

Report: NBA commissioner may soon have power to fine teams for resting players
Published On: Fri, Sep 15
Apr 12, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Members of the Houston Rockets Power Dancers perform during the game between the Rockets and the New Orleans Pelicans at the Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Pelicans 121-114. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA may soon have new rules for the draft lottery. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Friday that the competition committee has sent the reform proposal through to the Board of Governors, who will vote on the issue at the end of September.

Much of the focus of that report is on the lowered chances for the worst team to get the No. 1 overall pick, but there is another fairly big rule being proposed as well. That is: NBA commissioner Adam Silver would have the power to fine teams for resting players. Via ESPN:

The competition committee also recommended a plan to the board of governors to curb the resting of healthy players in the regular season, league sources told ESPN. The proposed guidelines for resting players will encourage teams to sit healthy players for home over away games, and discourage the practice during nationally televised games.

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