Freeman: Blazers F Luke Babbitt Endures Sleepless Nights After Games

USA TODAY Sports

Portland Trail Blazers forward Luke Babbitt says that he sometimes can't sleep after games.

Joe Freeman of The Oregonian reports that Portland Trail Blazers forward Luke Babbitt sometimes can't sleep after games.

"I can't sleep after games some nights if there's a play I missed or if I have a bad game or if we lose," Babbitt said. "That's just always the way I've been. There have been some long nights. This has been a tough transition these last couple of years. But I feel like I've paid my dues. I've been to the D-League three times. I sat on the bench for a while. I'm just hoping to make the most of whatever minutes are given to me. I know they have to be earned and I'm trying to earn them.

"But with playing time, comes responsibility. There's just more to think about."

The article touches on Babbitt's maturation as a player.

Matt Calkins of The Columbian touched on a similar topic back in April.

-- Ben Golliver | benjamin.golliver@gmail.com | Twitter

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Blazer's Edge

You must be a member of Blazer's Edge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blazer's Edge. You should read them.

Join Blazer's Edge

You must be a member of Blazer's Edge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blazer's Edge. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker