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Lawsuit says Spurs violated state law by sitting players vs. Heat

Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

Gregg Popovich's decision to rest players against the Miami Heat in November has apparently convinced one fan to take legal action. Will it work? (Probably not).

It's often said that America is a country of frivolous lawsuits. This news, via ESPN's Darren Rovell, would seem to back up that claim.

The San Antonio Spurs are being sued by a lawyer who is alleging that the team violated the state's deceptive and fair trade practices law.

On Monday, Larry McGuinness filed a class action suit in Miami-Dade County, stating that the team's head coach, Gregg Popovich, "intentionally and surrepticiously" sent their best players home without the knowledge of the league, the team and the fans attending the Nov. 29 game against the Heat. McGuinness contends that he, as well as other fans, "suffered economic damages" as a result of paying a premium price for a ticket that shouldn't cost more.

Stranger things have happened, but this is going to get thrown out immediately, right?

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