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Q: Think its time to shake things up?
“We’ll shakes some things up. I’m not going to jump off this ship. I believe in my guys. But one thing that will take place is guys are going to play for their minutes. We’ve lost six in a row. We haven’t played good basketball. And I’ve been extremely patient. I love my guys. I believe in them. But we’ve got to find five guys on the floor that’s going to scratch, claw, compete. Because history tells, me, I’ve been part of it, the only way out of a funk like this is working your way out of it. We’re not going to cool our way out of this thing. We’re going to be fine, but we’ve got to stop the bleeding.”
Q: Is there something specific you’re looking for out of your players?
“We’ve got to play better. Energy. Effort. Commitment. Defending. The things that put us in position to be a very good basketball team. Were not doing that right now. And I’m getting tired of ‘my bad.’ So we’ve got to find a way to stop it.”
Q: Is defense the most concerning thing?
“NO question. We scored over 100 points tonight. That’s enough to get a win. We got back on the boards tonight. outrebounded them by seven, so that wasn’t as much of a concern tonight. But it was really kind of the same issues we’ve been having. Too many turnovers and not playing overall defense like we were earlier.”
Q: Is there something specifically going wrong?
“That’s what’s most frustrating. I don’t think you can point to one thing. It’s a little bit of everything and it’s a little bit of everybody. It seems each time down court, its just a minor mistake by one guy and another mistake by a different guy … then there are other times where guys just hit tough shots. So you Add that all together and you give up another 115 points and lose another game.”
Q: Coach said you weren’t moving well out there. You feel that way?
“No. I was out there. … I had a bad night personally. I just played like s#@$. Festus and Biedrins didn’t do a bad job tonight.”
Q: Can you pinpoint what’s wrong with the defense?
“I think that’s probably the toughest thing to pinpoint. It’s not always one guy or two guys. It’s kind of a collective thing. Its hard to pinpoint the problem right now. I think collectively our defense is not going as well as it was. And then we turn the ball over and the rest goes as it did tonight.”