Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley says the league's trend of resting players, especially for nationally televised games, is a disgrace. Some teams around the league have taken a stance to rest players for various reasons and have come under scrutiny from some players and the league office. "I think that's bulls---," Beverley said after Sunday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
BOSTON Like most of the NBAs Millennials, Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown is active on social media. Thats because Brown is stepping away from the social media game to better focus on his first postseason journey with the Celtics, which begins next month. Brown said he isnt the only player inside the Celtics locker room who has pledged to do things differently leading up to the playoffs.
Redskins president Bruce Allen said that the organization doesnt want to trade Kirk Cousins even though they dont appear to want to do what it takes to keep him around in the long term. Despite all the media buzz surrounding a potential Redskins trade of Cousins in 2017, Allen says that the team has firm plans to have Cousins behind center in Week 1. Thats why we franchised him, Allen told CSN on Sunday at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona.