J.J. Redick

Marreese Speights clarifies his critical comment of Clippers teammates

Marreese Speights clarifies his critical comment of Clippers teammates

His comments following the Clippers’ soul-searching loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night left Marreese Speights in the awkward position of having to explain what he meant.

So as he stood before the media with his back against a wall before practice Thursday, Speights said he wished he had chosen his words more carefully before critiquing the Clippers after a 115-98 loss.

His take was that they needed to stop arguing with the officials, sacrifice more, put personal goals aside and try something new after unsuccessful efforts against the Warriors the last few seasons.

Speights, who played the last three seasons with the Warriors, didn’t...

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