Originally written February 27, 2013 on Red's Army:
After the Philadelphia 76ers loss to the Orlando Magic 98-84, who happen to have one of the worst records in the NBA, head coach Doug Collins had some words of concern for his team. In a press conference after the game, Collins spoke about his team’s effort, or lack thereof. “Well I sure didn’t see this effort coming. I thought we played incredibly hard against Miami. I thought we played incredibly hard in New York on Sunday,” said Collins. “And this is mind-numbing to me. We went up 29-20, and from that point on, I couldn’t even tell you what occurred.” Collins went on to complain about the effort the team was showing at the beginning of the game. “I looked out there to start the game and three guys weren’t even sweating when we started the game,” said Collins. “They’re going to ease themselves into the game. You’ve gotta get sweaty, you’ve gotta get ready to go.” Things have spiraled out of control in the city of brotherly love. What a difference a year makes. Last season the 7
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