Commentary

Insider Intel: Role-ing away

Why do role players' performances vary so much between home and road games?

Originally Published: May 6, 2009
By Ric Bucher | ESPN The Magazine

So far in these playoffs, Los Angeles Lakers swingman Trevor Ariza has displayed a schizophrenia common for a role player -- vital component at home, seemingly unplugged on the road.

Ric Bucher

NBA Reporter, ESPN The Magazine Senior Writer

ALSO SEE