the fitness. I was courtside, and we have a bunch of guys that have profoundly transformed their bodies. TJ Gibbs looks to have cut 15 pounds. Geben is much thinner and more nimble. Farrell is stronger. Mooney leaner. Burns is bigger.
Beyond the in-game benefits of such gains, it also shows a genuine level of commitment and represents a lot of work put in, which isn't always a given with 19 year olds.
I think it means they believe they're going to be good.