Found August 25, 2013 on Lakerholicz.com:
The Lakers officially signed Elias Harris earlier this month, a rookie who went undrafted in June and isn’t all that much of a big name among NBA fans. However, Harris impressed Lakers brass during the Summer League and ultimately landed a deal with the club. Lakers player development coach Mark Madsen recently sat down with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com and spoke about Harris’ qualities as a player. Madsen revealed that the Lakers view Harris as a three who can also develop into a defensive stopper: MT: What’s his best position? Madsen: I think right now his best position is the three. To guard twos at the NBA level, there’s still a learning curve there, but he does have the capacity to do it. That process just isn’t going to happen overnight. You have to win the trust of the officials and familiarize yourself with the NBA. MT: L.A.’s head advanced pro scout Clay Moser told me that Harris has “great size for his position, a good overall game, and needs to develop a specialty whether i...
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