Charlotte Hornets

October 28, 2013

From geezer ball to tanking to David Stern’s retirement – 10 NBA story lines

Geezer ball: San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is an expert at managing an aging roster through a grinding season. That means sometimes choosing rest over practice and selectively holding veterans out of regular-season games. With Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce moving to Brooklyn, new Nets coach Jason Kidd should study Pop’s methods carefully to keep that team fresh for May and June.

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