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Old 08-28-2008, 12:47 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by rapsfan087 View Post
It's so easy as this: when you have 12 players that can start and have not problem with be starters or benchers, coach can do what he thinks is needed, looking at the other team and your own team (we had some injuried players and so).

We are talking about a competition where there are games every 2 days, so you need to have players well rested.
While I agree with that, and some good rotations are needed, I think some of Aitos moves were pretty bad. I dint like one bit the way he handled Navarro and Rudy. For example, IMO Rudy was playing terrible in the pool play, he should had played less.

Another thing I dont like about too much rotations is that you dont get players to get in a good rythm.

He didnt do badly. Defense actually improved with the new coach in the pre-olympics. I dont know, the problem with Spain was that they got too confident.
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