emp*ty the bench
What Is The Definition Of Empty The Bench In Basketball?
1. This refers to when a coach removes all of his starters from the game and replaces them with all of his bench players. This usually occurs at the very end of a game when either the team is winning by a large amount or they are losing the game, with no chance of winning. The reason for doing this is to prevent his key players from getting injured.
Examples Of How Empty The Bench Is Used In Commentary
1. With the game out of reach with less than four minutes to go in the game, the Bulls empty their bench, ending the night for all his starters.
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