Matt Nagy said Akiem Hicks, other injured players could still play. “It stinks that we can’t get to the playoffs. But that’s on us. … These next two games are very important to us and we’re gonna play ‘em hard.
VP of basketball operations John Paxson and coach Jim Boylen have been beating the toughness drum, so how did the players respond on Monday? By blowing a 26-point lead and dropping the first game of a four-game road trip.
Denzel Valentine continues his comeback from foot surgery and feels he’s finally showing what kind of NBA player he can be in Year 4. Not bad for a guy who looked like he would be out of the rotation all season.