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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Hilariously Blames Spurs Executive For Starting Load Management In The NBA: "I’m Looking At R.C., You Started This All."

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Over the last few years, the NBA has gone through some major changes. While some of these changes have obviously helped the league become better and even more interesting for fans, others have not so much.

One of the most frustrating things for any NBA fan is spending a lot of money to purchase a ticket to their favorite team's games and being unable to see their best player play. Of course, if it's due to any injury, fans understand the reason why the player is sidelined.

But in recent days, many NBA superstars have decided to sit out games that are unimportant to the season or just because the player has played back-to-back games. To be honest, it's important for the superstars to get their rest. Otherwise, they can get injured before the postseason.

However, at the same time, the number of games the superstars are missing has increased multiple times over the last few seasons. Even NBA commissioner Adam Silver addressed the issue in a recent speech that he gave at the NBA Summer League. He hilariously called out San Antonio Spurs executive R.C. Buford for starting this.

"There’s nothing more frustrating also for our fans than having players, frankly, who aren’t injured following some program schedule for rest. I’m looking at [Spurs executive] R.C. [Buford], you started this all. That isn't clear, at least to me. Whether it's serving a useful purpose. So figuring out a way to create that right healthy balance."

Silver's concerns about load management are certainly correct. It has indeed become frustrating for fans to see their favorite players sitting out several games a season.

The correct way to approach it would be to extend the season a bit and allow players to get adequate rest between games. Additionally, they could also lower the number of games in a season. But that would mean players getting lower salaries, and we are certain no NBA player would agree to it.