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Competition Committee Lays Out Player Resting Guidelines

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league’s competition committee had a conference call Friday to lay out guidelines that will “strongly recommend” to teams that players rest only for home games and that multiple starters do not rest on the same night.

Silver, talking before Friday night’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, told ESPN’s Marc Stein that he expects league guidelines regarding rest will be in place next season.

“Where we’re heading is the adoption of guidelines that will be in place for next season which will strongly recommend that the extent they rest, they rest at home, and teams also not rest multiple starters on the same night,” Silver said. “Let’s see how that plays out.

Source: ESPN

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