Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 10/25/12
HOOVER, Ala. --There is no mystery with John Calipari. If you want to know what the man thinks, just ask him. "The biggest challenge is we're not a very good team right now," the Kentucky coach said the moment he arrived at SEC Basketball Media Day. "We don't defend very well as a team or as individual players. We don't rebound like we should with the size that we have. We don't have leadership yet, because we're all trying to figure out how we play and what our roles are going to be. And offensively we don't execute and don't shoot as well as we need to. Other than that, I think we'll be fine." If you think you've heard this sort of thing from Calipari before, you would be right. He is notoriously harsh on his teams early in the year, often calling out individual players. Marcus Teague had to step up and get better. Doron Lamb had to show more leadership. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was "young, very young." But in hindsight, those poor-mouthing tactics are not designed to lull o...
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