Pelicans Sign Anthony Morrow
Five-Year Veteran to add Back Court Depth
July 18, 2013
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed guard Anthony Morrow as a free agent. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Morrow, a product of Georgia Tech, currently ranks 5th among active NBA players in career three-point field goal percentage at 42.4%. He is a career 45.1% shooter from the field and was the first ever player to lead the league in three-point field goal percentage as a rookie in 2008-09. Morrow appeared in 41 regular season games (including one start) for the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks last season.
The five year pro went undrafted in the 2008 NBA Draft and originally signed as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on August 4, 2008. The 6’5” shooting guard spent the first two years of his career with the Golden State Warriors before being traded to the New Jersey Nets on July 13, 2013. After two seasons with the Nets, Morrow was traded to the Atlanta Hawks on July 11, 2012. Prior to the NBA trade deadline, the fifth year guard was dealt to the Dallas Mavericks. In his five year career, Morrow has totaled 297games (including 120 starts) and holds career averages of 10.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in 24.9 minutes.