Harden was diagnosed Monday with a Grade 2 strain of his left hamstring, suffered during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s double-OT win over the Los Angeles Lakers. He’s expected to miss at least two weeks, including Thursday’s matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference, the Rockets and the Golden State Warriors in Houston.
Richard has at least two factors in his favor. As defensive backs coach in Seattle starting in 2011, he was one of the architects of the Legion of Boom. Also, the two previous Seahawks defensive coordinators, Gus Bradley and Dan Quinn, got head-coaching jobs.
Richard is just 38, has coached in two Super Bowls and should be on every short list.
Embiid said after the game that the injury appears to be just a sprain and that he thinks he’ll be fine.
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They said it wasn’t broken. They think it was sprained, so I guess that’s good news, Embiid said.
He stayed in the game after the fall. Afterward, he said, It was numb, but I’m a warrior, I want to push this stuff. I wanted to be on the court to win the game.
The Sixers are 14-13 when Embiid plays and 2-7 without him.
The way he plays, there’s always a chance [for injury], you know, Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said. It’s like with everybody, but him especially. I think the fact that he just hasn’t practiced, the awkward moments, unorthodox moments scare you a little bit more.
Game Mens Rodney McLeod Jersey I don’t buy into it. We’ve been playing ball, man, since July. Every day, Tomlin told reporters at his weekly press conference. We’ll be fine.