I’ll go ahead and say that I’m am not a fan of this move.
According to the AJC’s Chris Vivlamore, Jeff Teague and Devin Harris will likely form the starting backcourt for Atlanta in Friday’s opener against the Rockets.
Personally, I wanted Lou Williams or Anthony Morrow; even Stevenson could have been better in that role as the team’s only good wing-defender. (Of course, Stevenson’s offense is.. well… offensive)
The case is really Harris vs. Williams for the starting spot. Over the past three years, Lou has been the better shooter, better ball-handler (while controlling the ball about as much), and better rebounder. And according to Synergy, Lou was the better defender by a mile last season: Continue Reading…