Sunday , Mar , 09 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Corey Maggette, Others Unhappy with Los Angeles Clippers

"This whole year has been up and down with lineups," Maggette said. "You don’t know who’s going in. You don’t know who’s going to play.

"Our chemistry is a little suspect and we’re not executing our plays. Just not playing the right way and I start with myself. I need to play better defense."

Forward Tim Thomas agreed, saying the team needs to start playing with next year in mind.

"Play hard and play the right way," Thomas said. "Lately, it hasn’t been that way. Guys are — I don’t know what you would call them — stat monsters — or whatever. [Los Angeles Times]