When the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to rest LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the same game, they also provided a welcome boost to the Los Angeles Clippers, who got to sit their own starters for the entire fourth quarter of a predictably one-sided victory.
The fans paying for high-priced Staples Center seats, or tuning in for a national television game between title contenders?
They all lost out, thanks to the unsavory choices prompted by the NBA's demanding schedule.
Blake Griffin scored 23 points and the Clippers snapped their three-game losing streak with a 108-78 win over Cleveland on Saturday night.
But the Clippers' domination of the Cavs'...