Originally Posted by BballWatcher
young players get another year
to develop their game.
Meanwhile the NBA's old guard players get a year older
Originally Posted by Ligeia
more physical maturity for the young players, and the veteran teams get one step closer to retirement and re-building.
How does that make sense?
What's different if there is
kids stop getting better?
Do vets stop aging?
No. vets get even closer to retirement because of miles. and kids get even better if there's NBA.
because, you know, there are nba games and you are allowed to use team facilities and trainers.
So, how does this help? Yes, Raptors
avoid the embarassment of (maybe) losing 50 games this year.
So I guess if you hate your team so much, it makes sense.
But for 12-13 and after, it's better they play.