Re: We should be able to make it to the play-off this year if...
it's all about energy and effort.
These things come from within. but it becomes increasingly difficult to summon those two when players are fatigued, worn out, or losing.
The good thing about having youngsters, especially "high character" ones, is that they are willing to listen to authority. even if that authority is a 5'5" guy from indiana who never played pro ball before in his life.