Generally, a new coach inherits the very vulnerable team that got the prior coach fired. Which is why, aside from LeBron, the most viscerally defeated or deflated man in the building was Mark Jackson.
He joined 6 other NFL quarterbacks who have thrown 7 touchdown passes in a game, becoming the second Eagle to do it.
Whether the pain in Stephen Curry’s sprained left ankle will subside enough for him to be on the court when the Golden State Warriors host the Denver Nuggets is not something the point guard could say for sure.
For a team in the midst of a grueling season-opening, five-game road trip, Philadelphia looked surprisingly fresh against Golden State.