These days, load management nights off have become the norm, allowing some players to take certain games off in order to rest and recuperate.
This was unheard of a decade or so ago, but nowadays, its as if each and every team already has this common practice in place.
For his part, Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum definitely understands the importance of load management, but admits that his team is wary of overdoing the same, in the fear of falling behind in such a ruthless Western Conference.
He used the term “Kawhi It” to describe how teams handle Kawhi Leonard.
Now it appears Kawhi has stolen McCollum’s catchy phrase.
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