Iverson's debut with Detroit undone by Harris' scoring spree

Allen Iverson just wants to fit in with Detroit, but the Pistons' initial defensive matchups against the Nets did not work out, Chris Sheridan writes.

Updated: August 6, 2009, 4:14 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- First, a disclaimer: It was only Allen Iverson's first game with his new team, and we're not going to rush to judgment too strongly either way on Detroit's newest acquisition.

Still, after witnessing 48 minutes of A.I. in a darker shade of blue, the lasting impression from the first impression was this: What Pistons president Joe Dumars did earlier this week was more about Rodney Stuckey than about Iverson.

When Detroit needed buckets in ...

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