Don't let Dave Fizdale confuse you

Latrell Sprewell's workload is no model for today's young players


Knicks coach David Fizdale doesn’t want to talk about resting players who are not injured. "We gotta get off this load management crap,” he said on Sunday. “Latrell Sprewell averaged 42 minutes for a season. This kid's 19 years old. Drop it."

It’s a dangerous line to take, and wrongheaded—not only because, in fact, Sprewell averaged 43 min…

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