Fired Cheeks takes blame for 76ers start

Fired Cheeks takes blame for 76ers start

There are 5 comments on the The Morning Call story from Dec 16, 2008, titled Fired Cheeks takes blame for 76ers start. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Three days the Philadelphia 76ers fired him, Maurice Cheeks thanked the fans and took the blame for the team's disappointing start.

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Allentown, PA

#1 Dec 16, 2008
the 6ers should take blame for the 6ers...


#2 Dec 16, 2008
Mo's a class act...just not a very good coach.

Ballwin, MO

#3 Dec 16, 2008
I thought it had to do more with LOUSY players, and bad senior management.

“AOL? Seriously?”

Since: Jul 07

Pawleys Island, SC

#4 Dec 16, 2008
Yet more proof that a great player, and one with class, does not necessarily make a good coach.

Sanford, NC

#5 Dec 16, 2008
Cheeks is classy as a player and a coach.
That lineup he has to work with stinks. Face it. No center.
And the shooters and scorers are not consistent at all.
The GM will be next to go. The head guy always fires the subordinates before the head guy in shown the door.
Cheeks will end up in Charlotte with Larry Brown next season. Book it.

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