Floyd Mayweather is one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers in the history of the sport. The undefeated champion became so outrageously successful and wealthy that the moniker “Money” has stuck with him for years. Floyd recently slammed NBA players for being too soft.

Load management has been a source of contention in the NBA throughout the years. Load management, for those who don’t know, is when players elect to skip games even if they are not injured. It’s a technique to keep guys fresh for the playoffs while also preventing injuries in players who are prone to injuring themselves.

Kawhi Leonard, who conducted a lot of load management throughout his season with the Raptors, is a great example of the concept. Floyd Mayweather talked about load management and how it’s not cool in a recent interview with Sports Icon. Mayweather believes the practice is a betrayal of the fans who pay great money to see the games.

They will play a couple games and take a couple games off. That’s not cool. With that type of money, if you’re not hurt, you need to be out there playing ’cause these people pay a lot of money for the NBA players to entertain.


If you aren’t hurt, you should definitely be on the court, according to Mayweather. This is a really fan-friendly approach, and we hope some NBA players pay attention to it. Despite the fact that NBA ticket prices continue to rise, player involvement continues to decline. With this in mind, it’s understandable why some fans are unhappy with their favorite clubs and players.

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