Pistons: Joe Dumars Makes Wrong Move In Signing McGrady

August 25th, 2010 by Sean Stancill Leave a reply »
The hot issue last week was the Detroit Pistons recently signed veteran Tracy McGrady to a one-year contract in an effort to provide a new spark to their lackluster offense. McGrady averaged 8.2 points while in appearing in 30 games last season for the Rockets and the the Knicks. Unfortunately, the signing of McGrady does little for the Pistons and actually may hurt them; here's why: With McGrady's addition, reports have again surfaced that the Pistons will move either Rip Hamilton or Tayshaun Prince before the season opens. But even if one is moved, Detroit still will be pigeonholed at the guard slots. Previously, the Pistons were carrying four guards on their roster (Hamilton, Gordon, Rodney Stuckey, and Will Bynum). Signing McGrady makes a fifth. For those who say McGrady is more of a forward, I'll humor you; however, Detroit also invested a second-round draft pick on Texas Tech guard Terrico White, bringing the grand total to six when training camp opens a few weeks down the road. The players who averaged the most minutes <!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow- ...

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