Baron Davis

'If you can play, play': Chris Bosh speaks on rest debate

Chris Bosh never wanted to take games off as a player and would give anything to be playing right now. So he has a very simple perspective on the NBA's rest-or-play debate .

"If you can play," Bosh said, "go out there and play."

Having the game taken away from him for what will amount to the last season-and-a-half — and counting, maybe for good — because of issues related to blood clots is still not an easy pill for Bosh to swallow. Now working as an analyst for Turner Sports, he's seeing the game in a different way than he was just a year or so ago.

He gets the players' side. He understands the fans' frustration. He's acutely aware of the...

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