As players have become more aware of the significant advantages new technologies can afford their body, it’s almost easy to forget about the most crucial element of recovery there is: sleep, reports

“If there was a pill that you could take that would increase your own production of HGH, increase testosterone, and reduce oxidative stress, everyone would take it,” Mavs head athletic trainer Casey Smith said. “And, literally, it’s sleep. Sleep will do all of those things.”