The Consequences of Load Management in the NBA
What was once a punishable offense for a game in the first month of the season has not only become en vogue, but perhaps the most viable strategy for championship-caliber NBA teams going forward - Load Management
And it’s no secret why: healthier teams usually prevail in the Finals. Look no further than this year, where the Raptors were able to stay relatively healthy, while Golden State superstars Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson suffered grievous long-term injuries.
But not everyone’s thrilled with the emerging trend. What is the end point of this movement? And how will it affect NBA fans, league profits, and the players themselves? Take an in-depth look at Load Management and it's impact (positive and negative) on the NBA in a two-part series: