Does AAU lead to load management in NBA? 'Kids are being overworked'

Does AAU lead to load management in NBA? 'Kids are being overworked'

Ever since Kawhi Leonard sat out Wednesday night’s nationally televised game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks, the load-management debate has dominated headlines. Former Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson weighed in on Wednesday, pointing out that today’s players typically have a lot of AAU miles on their body and that leads to injuries (and the need for rest) later in life when they’re in the NBA. He pointed out that kids sometimes play “12-15 games a weekend to keep the...

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