Originally Posted by Txn_in_Oki
I don't see how that's the case. If your starters are out injured then your also rans are in the game. There is a reason they are second string and not starters. You will get some production out of them but there's no way you can expect the same result or impact. I think it was pretty obvious when Cushing went down.
Probably can't expect the same results, but it's the teams job to have at least competent replacements, and the coaches' jobs to coach around it.