The Magic's signing of E'Twaun Moore this summer signaled a desire to add a little more versatility to the roster. Moore had never really played point guard before this year and he was always more of a scorer than a distributor. There were questions about how he could lead the team. With Ish Smith behind him, the Magic had a backstop of sorts.
Moore though is a shooting guard and perhaps some of the plan might have been to groom Moore into a point guard capable of playing alongside Jameer Nelson.
Nelson too came into the league much like Moore, although with much more point guard experience. Nelson played at St. Joseph's next to Delonte West. The two, more or less, split time at point guard and were both capable ball handlers. Nelson though was destined to be more of a point guard thanks to his height. But the lingering criticism of Nelson is that he is not much of a passer.
The acquisition of Beno Udrih and the flexibility Moore provides the Magic changed a ...