You do not leave your best offensive player on the bench for the most important offensive play of Game 6 and Game 7.
You do not leave your best defensive player on the bench for the most critical rebounding opportunity of Game 6.
Congratulations, Gregg Popovich. You deserved to lose the NBA Finals.
More on that, plus a Nixon v. McGovern reference, in this interview from Friday with Bob Valvano of ESPN680 The Zone in Louisville.