Rookie Carter-Williams a Budding Star?
The crowd of 19,523 didn’t jeer to distract. It cheered loud encouragement to try to help the Sixers pull off a stunning, season-opening upset.
“You never really know what to expect, but this city was fantastic,” said Brett Brown, who won his NBA head-coaching debut against a Miami team that beat him last June in the Finals when he was an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs.
Well, consider the likelihood of any NBA team, much less one almost unanimously picked to have the worst record, blowing a 22-point lead to LeBron James and the Heat and still finding a way to win.
MCW (Michael Carter-Williams) was phenomenal, with 22 points, 12 assists, seven rebounds and franchise record-tying nine steals. He had just a single turnover.