“Big, big exhale,” Maxey told NBC Sports Philadelphia of finally playing after the trade deadline passed. “As a coach, and I think what people will never understand about coaching … it’s funny, I had this conversation recently, it’s amazing how many times your heart is broken as a coach. Not only just from – you have to fall in love with your team and get everything out of them and I do every year and then also which individual players and it’s amazing how many times a player will break your heart.
“They’ll go somewhere and all of a sudden, they’re mad at you, but that’s fine.
Seven Cleveland players scored in double figures, led by Jarrett Allen and Caris LeVert with 22 apiece.
Darius Garland sat out with a sore back, and it was unclear if he would be available to play against the Sixers.