Shaddix wrote: twballgame9 wrote: Shaddix wrote: twballgame9 wrote:
eepstein0 wrote:Towards the end of the season, Anderson was playing 35 minutes a game. I'm not sure you want him playing any more than that.
Clifford was also around 30 minutes a game assuming no foul trouble. That's about perfect for those two.
The problem was Moton/Cahill averaged 30 minutes a game combined. They contributed 5 points in those minutes. Replace that with Hanlan/Rahon and we're onto something.
I said last season. He averaged 29 mins a game last season. Not enough.
35 is fine.
You most certainly don't want your only depth up top playing over 30 min a game, that leaves no time for the bench to develop. One of those two go down for an extended period of time and your team is screwed.
I most certainly don't want my best player by far on the bench for more than 8 minutes a game. Especially when there is little to nothing to "develop" behind him. Develop the guards, play Anderson and Clifford.
Caudill needs to develop, he's our only young front court player. Unless Ryan Anderson becomes iron man, then he will miss time at some point, and who exactly does BC have behind him
Absolutely nothing, which is why you play him 35 minutes a game like you did at the end of last season. Players have played 35/game at BC for a very long time, it's not that big of a deal.
Caudill will be getting minutes backing up Clifford. If Anderson sits, it will likely be Van Nest or a very short lineup that gives him a quick breather. Caudill is what he is, he should get 10 a game, and if he develops, he should do it in the off season and practice, not in the second half against Duke.
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