Nets Look To Keep KG Fresh   Leave a comment

Originally posted on NBA.com | Hang Time Blog with Sekou Smith:

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HANG TIME NEW JERSEY – New Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kiddtold the New York Daily News last month that he might not play Kevin Garnett in both ends of back-to-back sets this season.

“We’ve talked about it that there’s going to be (minutes restrictions). When you look at KG, probably no back-to-backs for him,” Kidd said Friday following press conference to announce the renovation of Nassau Coliseum. “Those are just topics we’re talking about, throwing around to keep these guy’s minutes down because we are deep. …you want to be fresh going into the playoffs.”

Most minutes played, NBA history
Player Seasons GP MIN MPG
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 20 1,560 57,446 36.8
Karl Malone 19 1,476 54,852 37.2
Jason Kidd 19 1,391 50,110 36.0
Elvin Hayes 16 1,303 50,000 38.4
Wilt Chamberlain 14 1,045 47,859 45.8
Kevin Garnett 18 1,323 47,801 36.1
John Stockton 19 1,504 47,764

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Posted September 11, 2013 by Dunja Vasic in Uncategorized

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