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How fatigue shaped the season, and what it means for the playoffs

Speaking of mileage, the Trail Blazers flew an NBA-high 54,004 miles this season, which is the equivalent of flying from Chicago to Cleveland every single day for 176 consecutive days.

Even worse? For every hour that someone gains while traveling across time zones from East to West, it can take that individual a full day to fully recover, according to Timothy Royer, a clinical neuropsychologist and president/owner of Michigan-based Neuropeak Pro, which specializes in athletic performance and recovery. And for every hour that someone loses while traveling across time zones from West to East, that same person can need about a day and a half to recover.

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