Play That Man! NBA Reserves Who Deserve More Minutes During 2015-16 Season

December 21st, 2015 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »

What happens when an NBA player has thrived as a per-minute stud throughout the 2015-16 season—and even before that—but is still glued to the bench far too often? 

What's the result of a defensive stud inking a contract extension but then finding himself on the pine as his team allows one easy bucket after another?

What's next when a team has exhausted all other bench options but still has an untested, unproven 24-year-old waiting for his shot at filling a larger role? 

All three underutilized players get featured in the latest installment of "Play that Man!" That's what's next.

And hopefully, each of them sees a significant uptick in playing time during the next few weeks. 


Ed Davis, Portland Trail Blazers

Throughout his entire career, Ed Davis has been eligible for "Play that Man!" lists, stuck on the bench far too frequently. Despite incredible per-minute production and two-way contributions, he's always had trouble carving out a major role for a prolonged portion of a season, whether with t ...

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