New Orleans Pelicans’ swingman Anthony Morrow is one of the game’s best shooters. Now, that he is an unrestricted free agent, it seems like nearly every team in the league would like to sign him.
The Portland Trail Blazers are reportedly interested in signing Morrow. As were the Detroit Pistons and they had reportedly scheduled a meeting with Morrow but they agreed to a three-year, $19.5 million deal with former Los Angeles Lakers’ guard Jodie Meeks and a one-year deal with former Atlanta Hawks’s swingman Cartier Martin. The Chicago Bulls are the latest to reportedly be involved in the chase for Morrow and there are reportedly 12 total teams are after him.
The Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder have also express a desire to sign the three-point specialist to knock down open jumpers while
According to John Reid of NOLA.com/The New Orleans Times Picayune, Morrow is still considering re-signing with the Pelicans.
Although the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are among the 12 teams that have expressed interest, a source close to Morrow said no frontrunner has emerged yet.
Morrow opted out the final year of his deal with the Pelicans last month to become an unrestricted free agent. Just after free agency began, the Pelicans contacted Morrow’s representation to see if they can get a deal reached.
Morrow could command a salary that exceeds more than $3 million per season and extend up to at least three years after averaging 8.4 points and making 45.1 percent of his 3-pointers that ranked fourth in the NBA.
Morrow averaged 8.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per game while shooting 45.8% from the field, 45.1% from three and 82.8% from the free throw line.