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LeBron Disagrees With Silver, Says Issue Of Teams Resting Players Is Only About Him

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 22 / 17

Cavaliers F LeBron James disagrees with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's memo "demanding that team owners be involved with decisions to rest star players," according to Joe Vardon of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. James said that the league is "only calling it a 'problem' because he's sat out a couple ...

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