This doesn't really have much to do with fantasy hoops, but after watching a lot of poorly played, poorly refereed and poorly sponsored college hoops over the weekend, an issue that has long bothered me about basketball coaching came to the forefront in several games, and I feel compelled to address it.
Coaches at all levels of basketball are out of control when it comes to managing a player who is in foul trouble. If a player has two fouls early in the game, his coach almost universally decides that he must be pulled and replaced with a significantly less-skilled player. The thinking being that it is of utmost importance to have that player available for the entire game.
Well, what should the goal be here? Shouldn't the coach want to get the most minutes possible out of his best players? If a player plays 38 minutes and fouls out with a couple minutes remaining in the game, is that not more valuable than if that same player does not foul out? But because his co You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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