Jazz general manager Kevin O’Connor has called letting Mo Williams leave after just one season “the worst: mistake of his career.
“I know he says that a lot, but at the same time I was a young basketball player at the time,” Mo Williams said. “Obviously he made a decision he thought was best for the organization. I never had a bad taste in my mouth about the organization. I always respected them because they gave me a shot.
“I watched 30 teams pass me in the first round. I always had a part of my heart for the Jazz and I’m glad I’m able to come back and prove my worth to them.”
But Harris struggled to find his niche with the Jazz, and while he stepped up his game late last season, he still has a career 31.5 percent shooting percentage from beyond the arc.
Harris, 29, is scheduled to make $8.5 million in 2012-13, the final year of his current contract.
Marvin Williams, 29, has averaged 11.5 points for Atlanta in his seven-year career, including 10.2 and 5.2 rebounds last season.
Mo Williams was an All-Star as recently as 2009, and was part of a Cleveland team that won 66 games with LeBron James and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2009. He joined the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.
Asked if there were more moves to come for the small-market Jazz, Miller said, “I hope so.”
DeBruin reported from Salt Lake City.