Play That Man: NBA Players Who Deserve Way More Burn in 2015-16

October 5th, 2015 by Grant Hughes Leave a reply »
The start of a new NBA season brings fresh perspectives, which can be a very good thing for players who spent more time than they should have on the bench last year.

Coaches can sketch out their rotations from scratch, setting aside rotational habits and last year's norms...ideally speaking, of course.

In some cases, players who deserve increased roles still need a little advocacy in their favor.

It seems so obvious sometimes: There's a glaring on-court deficiency that could, if only the head coach would relent, be addressed by a player languishing on the sidelines. Maybe it's a lack of rim defense, or perhaps it's a stalled-out scoring attack. The fix is often on the pine.

In other instances, a young talent needs court time to grow, and his team simply isn't in a position where it makes sense to forestall that process. Those are the most frustrating, and we'll point out the obvious ones here.

Finally, there will be cases where one player should see more playing time for the sole purpose of keeping a teammate off the court—almost like a lesser-of-two-evils thing.

These are the players who need to see ...

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