Sixers’ Doug Collins Feeling Defeated?
After the Sixers’ 98-84 loss to the lowly Orlando Magic on Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Center, a clearly frustrated Doug Collins held a memorable press conference:
On if there’s anything he can do:
“Can I tell you something? If everybody looked inside themselves as much as I did, this world would be a CAT scan. OK? I mean, believe me, there’s not two days go by that I don’t to go Rod [Thorn], I don’t go to Tony [DiLeo] — what can I do? Can I do anything different? How can I be a better coach? How can I be a better leader? How can I help these guys? Sometimes you’ve gotta help yourself. You know? Sometimes you’ve gotta help yourself. Youth is a very blaming thing.”
On where do you go from here/is this a bottoming out:
“I sure hope so. I sure hope it can’t get any worse than this, but I mean, if you look at our schedule, 12 of our last 14 are on the road and look at the home games we’re playing: Atlanta, Golden State.