San Antonio Spurs fined $25K after resting three players

Apr 17, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; San Antonio Spurs players high five during the second half of the game against the Phoenix Suns at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $25,000 on Sunday for violating the league’s policy on resting players.

The Spurs rested three players in the same road game Saturday night, a 111-85 victory over the Phoenix Suns.

Guards DeMar DeRozan and Patty Mills and center Jakob Poeltl did not dress for the game, which was the second night of a back-to-back for San Antonio.

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The Spurs lost to the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, 107-106, on Friday night.

–Field Level Media