NBA will not fine Kyrie Irving, Nets for missed games: source

NEW YORK — The NBA will not fine Kyrie Irving or the Nets for his missed nationally-televised game against Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, nor will they fine the star point guard for games he misses for “personal reasons,” a league source told The New York Daily News. The spirit of the rule for nationally-televised games is to prevent teams from resting players on the biggest games of the season. Irving’s absence is not a strategic effort on the Nets’ part. If the Nets are looking to discipline their star guard for missing consecutive games, they will have to do it themselves. A similar situa…

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