Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 8/22/13
Indiana Pacers: What Projected Backups MUST Work On By Evan Massey: HoopStuff Writer… The Indiana Pacers came into this past off season looking for some improvements on their bench and they were able to do just that. They brought in C.J. Watson, Chris Copeland and Luis Scola to go along with either Danny Granger or Lance Stephenson, and Ian Mahinmi. Let’s take a look at what each of the second unit need to improve on heading into this season. PG: C.J. Watson- Passing Watson has always been known for his ability to score and shoot the basketball, but in Indiana he’ll be asked to do much more than that. D.J. Augustin was the Pacers’ backup point guard last season and one of his biggest struggles was his consistency taking care of the basketball. The Pacers need Watson to come in and be a point guard. They obviously do want him to score, but they also want him to be a playmaker for his teammates on the second unit. His passing ability has always been there, but he’s going to need to be...
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