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posted at 3/12/2012 7:51 PM EDTIf you look at their schedule, you might get an answer for some of their woes. 33 games in 70 nights, and if you minus the AllStar Break of 7 days, that is 33 in 63 days.I know plenty of teams are in the same boat, but with virtually no rest periods after the break, injuries are going to happen. And they were over-due.This is no great revelation to most of you as you all see it too, but I don't know how they do it sometimes. A very physically demanding sport, played night after night.
posted at 3/12/2012 8:41 PM EDTKDP wrote about this when the team was winning, that they needed to win then because they had one of the toughest schedules during Jan-Feb-March. What goes around comes around, and it's a part of the losing.