Awesome Warriors-Spurs matchup becomes awful as both teams’ stars will sit out

Have you had March 11 marked on calendar marked for months, just dying of anticipation for the best NBA matchup of the season? Has the desire to see Stephen Curry and Kawhi Leonard go toe-to-toe again and before the playoffs had your blood boiling with excitement?

Hours after the Spurs announced Leonard (concussion) would sit out their Saturday matchup against the West-leading Warriors, the Dubs announced all their stars will join the injured Kevin Durant on the sideline: Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala will all rest after a toughly contested loss to the Timberwolves on Friday.

So, a game that once had the potential to feature at least three MVP candidates in Leonard, Curry and Durant will now feature none, with LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol highlighting the crop of stars for a nationally televised game (it will air at 8:30 p.m. on ABC).

Steve Kerr said he just wants to ensure his players are in tip-top shape.

“It’s 100 percent health,” Kerr said postgame on Friday. “I’ve been conferring with the training staff every day on this trip and I ultimately deferred to (them). I asked them what’s the best game that we can benefit from (resting) those four guys, our high-minutes guys, and they said no doubt it’s San Antonio.”

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