Originally Posted by scudney
Really? That seems kind of strange to me. Doesn't that make our bench pretty much useless then? The bench is never going to accumulate stats, unless a bench player happens to play a few more games that week than a starter, or there is an injury. Certainly, our 7 through 10 guys will never get time.
That's your choice, but this is the same way that all head-to-head leagues are operated (except for gametime.ws). If your 7 through 10 guys never get time, well, that's how it is.
Most times, that's how you WANT it to be. Why would you want your #9 guy to get time over your #4 or #5? You wouldn't if he's healthy. Your bench is what it is. Safety against injury.
Also, if for some reason one of your top guys has only 2 games during a given week (unlikely, but let's just say that for sake of argument), but your #7 guys has 4 games during a specific week, then you have to decide if those 4 games will garner better cumulative statistics than the 2 from your better player.
I don't know why the confusion here. This is how ESPN, Yahoo and CBS do their head-to-head leagues.
This is NOT a daily league. If it were, I would guarantee that at least 50% wouldn't participate as much as you would want. The NBA season is too long for it. Gametime.ws had some guys that stuck with it throughout the year, but not many--and that was for a league half this size.