Found January 14, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
Last year, the NBA had to squeeze a condensed 66-game schedule into a small window because of the lockout. Pretty much everyone had their complaints because the games were too frequent and fatigue and injuries became a big factor. This year, we are back to the normal 82-game schedule, but some are still critical of the way the games are arranged. Yes, everyone plays 41 home games and 41 on the road, but it’s the frequency and grouping that does not always make sense. Take the Philadelphia 76ers for example. The Sixers have just started a stretch where they’ll play 12 of 13 games at home. Some might look forward to that, but the team also had an eight-game road trip at the end of December, and seven of their last nine games of the season are on the road. Sixers coach Doug Collins says the imbalance is a big inconvenience for his team. I hate the schedule that is so top-heavy home and on the road," Collins said. "A guy could roll an ankle and miss 10 home...

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