A day off usually sends the Canberra Capitals group chat into overdrive.
"Do you want to go do this? Do you want to meet up here? Let's go do some trivia."
So when things fell silent this past Thursday, Capitals import Kia Nurse took a moment to recharge the batteries.
Now she is primed to play a key role in Canberra's final charge towards a top two finish which restarts with a clash against the Sydney Flames at the National Convention Centre on Sunday.
Nurse has rediscovered her rhythm during a hectic schedule which left her feeling like she was back in the WNBA with the New York Liberty.
The Capitals are poised to play their fourth game in 10 days when they meet Sydney with Kelsey Griffin set to play more than the 22 minutes she was given against Perth.
Throw in the superb form of centre Marianna Tolo and the Capitals have quickly re-emerged as a force to be reckoned with ahead of the playoffs.
"That span gets you ready for what's coming, whether it's in the finals and you never know what the schedule is like there when we're coming back," Nurse said.
"We can grind things out no matter what the game is, the best part about this team is there is so much heart and so much effort behind that, and a desire to get things done when we need to.
"The toughest part about it was we were down bodies. Everybody came in and contributed in their own way, whether it was big or small, and that was exactly what we needed.
"We didn't really have to have that conversation about the next person having to step up. You don't have to fill the whole shoes of Kelsey or Keely [Froling], just do a little bit of what they do.
"Everybody was just ready for that without having to tell them and that was exciting for the young kids. They've been playing really well against us in practice.
"I'm really excited to finish off this regular season and then get over to Belgium and see the national team, and try to get some Olympic qualification stuff done there.
"You can only really enjoy what you're doing for so long, because you never know when it's going to end, so you just take it day by day."
Nurse will join the Canadian side following the end of the WNBL regular season for a FIBA international window.
Olivia Epoupa will link up with the French side to set up a date with Marianna Tolo and the Opals, before the trio return for the finals series.
The jam-packed schedule has seen Capitals coach Paul Goriss take the foot off the accelerator this week with a short practice and a light shoot around the only sessions in between games.
"We're trying to keep things light at the back end of this season knowing some of the girls have got to head off to the FIBA window as well," Goriss said.
"I was worried on game day [against Perth] about how we were, because they were a little bit down, fatigued and tired.
"After having a day off and some recovery, they're refreshed. The extra couple of days are recovery are super important for us leading into this game and also leading into a big game against Adelaide next week."
WNBL ROUND 15
Sunday: Canberra Capitals v Sydney Flames at National Convention Centre, 5pm. Tickets from Ticketek.