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Only in America: The second-rate Spurs

A fan sues the San Antonio Spurs for resting the team's best players — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Faced with playing four games in five days in November, the coach of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs decided to have his best players sit out one game against the Miami Heat. Lawyer Larry McGuinness, who attended that game, is now suing the Spurs for damages. "It was like going to Morton's Steakhouse and paying $63 for porterhouse and they bring out cube steak," said McGuinness.