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Garbage time
also called "junk time"

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  1. is a term used in American sports (most commonly, basketball and football) parlance to refer to the period at the end of a timed sporting event when the outcome of the game has already been decided, and the coaches of one or both teams will decide to

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  2. This serves to give those substitutes playing time experience in an actual game situation, as well as to protect the best players from the possibility of injury

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  3. owes its name to the fact that that period in a game is frequently marked by a significant drop in the quality of game play

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  4. This occurs for two primary reasons

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  5. Firstly, the players involved during that time are generally less talented

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