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Perley’s Press Pass: Why Big NBA Minutes Don’t Always Accelerate Player Development

The best teams in the NBA are the ones that get better as the season unfolds. Ask any head coach and he’ll say that he wants his players at or near peak performance come the end of the year. The Charlotte Hornets currently have seven players with three or fewer NBA campaigns under their belts, meaning development will be a huge emphasis over the next several months.

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to this issue is who gets to play, when they get to play, where they get to play and how long they get to play.