The 2019-20 NBA season came to a grinding halt amid the global outbreak of coronavirus and a timetable for when it will resume still has yet to be determined.
As a result, the Los Angeles Lakers now find themselves with plenty of time on their hands as the league continues to navigate through the ongoing pandemic. It has certainly been an unexpected change-of-pace from the daily grind that the players had become accustomed to.
There has been plenty of talk about the positives that come with extra rest for veterans like LeBron James. Unfortunately, it appears to be quite the opposite.