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The Indiana Pacers don't have a great situation at point guard. Darren Collison went to the bench after missing time due to a groin injury late in the season. George Hill took over as the starter at the end of the regular season and ran the point in the playoffs.
Generally, a top-six team in its conference wouldn't switch the starting point guard towards the end of the season.
This isn't a good indicator for the Pacers going forward. Hill isn't a real point guard. He doesn't create like one. Collison doesn't control the offense like a good point guard should. He had 4.8 assists per game and a 24 percent assist rate.
Still, Collison should simply take the starting job back since he fits the position better. However, Frank Vogel seems to be challenging Collison to take it back, rather than giving it to him. Vogel told the Indianapolis Star, "I could definitely see a situation where Darren, one of the most driven players I've ever been around, comes back and outplays George."
With the possible conundrum between these two underwhelming players at the point, including one (Hill) who is a free agent, the Pacers are in need of another point guard. Grabbing Marquis Teague can at least add depth at the position, if not bring an eventual new starter.
Teague is a solid passer and a good facilitator. He's great at making plays on the fast break. He has good court vision. His half-court decision-making skills need improvement, but he could grow into a good creator for the Pacers.