Anthony Morrow

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Anthony Morrow
Anthony Morrow Georgia Tech vs Centenary 12.18.06.jpg
Morrow with Georgia Tech in 2006
No. 2 – Oklahoma City Thunder
Position Shooting guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1985-09-27) September 27, 1985 (age 28)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Charlotte Latin School
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
College Georgia Tech (2004–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2008–present
Career history
20082010 Golden State Warriors
20102012 New Jersey Nets
2012–2013 Atlanta Hawks
2013 Dallas Mavericks
2013–2014 New Orleans Pelicans
2014–present Oklahoma City Thunder
Career highlights and awards

Anthony Jarrad Morrow (born September 27, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st) shooting guard played college basketball at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He went undrafted in the 2008 NBA draft but was later signed by the Golden State Warriors and is now considered one of the best three-point shooters in the NBA.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Morrow with the Mavericks

Golden State Warriors (2008–2010)[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2008 NBA draft, Morrow joined the Golden State Warriors for the 2008 NBA Summer League. On July 24, 2008, he signed with the Warriors.[2]

In his first NBA start, he scored 37 points on 15-for-20 shooting against the Los Angeles Clippers—the most points ever scored in a game by an undrafted player in his rookie season—and grabbed 11 rebounds.[3] Morrow finished the 2008–09 season as the first rookie and first Warrior ever to lead the league in three-point field goal shooting, going 86-for-184 for a .467 percentage.[4]

Morrow re-joined the Warriors for the 2009 NBA Summer League, where he scored 47 points for the Warriors in a game against the New Orleans Hornets – setting the record for the most points scored by an individual in a game at the NBA Summer League.[5]

In the 13th game of the 2009–10 NBA season, Morrow set a new career high with 6 three point makes in a victory over the Dallas Mavericks.[6]

New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets (2010–2012)[edit]

On July 13, 2010, Morrow was traded to the New Jersey Nets for a future second-round draft pick.[7]

At the end of the 2010–11 NBA season, Morrow had the second highest 3-point percentage in history (behind Steve Kerr).[8]

On February 3, 2012, Morrow scored a career high 42 points in a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.[9]

Atlanta Hawks (2012–2013)[edit]

On July 11, 2012, the Nets traded Morrow, Johan Petro, Jordan Farmar, Jordan Williams, and DeShawn Stevenson to the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson.[10]

Dallas Mavericks (2013)[edit]

On February 21, 2013, the Atlanta Hawks traded Morrow to the Dallas Mavericks for Dahntay Jones.[11]

New Orleans Pelicans (2013–2014)[edit]

On July 18, 2013, Morrow signed with the New Orleans Pelicans.[12]

Oklahoma City Thunder (2014–present)[edit]

On July 16, 2014, Morrow signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder[13] to a reported three-year, $10 million contract.[14]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 Golden State 67 17 22.6 .478 .467 .870 3.0 1.2 .5 .2 10.1
2009–10 Golden State 69 37 29.2 .468 .456 .886 3.8 1.5 .9 .2 13.0
2010–11 New Jersey 58 47 32.0 .450 .423 .897 3.0 1.2 .3 .1 13.2
2011–12 New Jersey 62 18 26.4 .413 .371 .933 2.0 1.0 .7 .1 12.0
2012–13 Atlanta 24 1 12.5 .423 .395 .889 1.1 .4 .5 .0 5.2
2012–13 Dallas 17 0 4.8 .500 .200 1.000 .2 .2 .1 .0 2.3
2013–14 New Orleans 76 9 18.8 .458 .451 .828 1.8 .8 .5 .2 8.4
Career 373 129 23.7 .452 .428 .886 2.5 1.03 .6 .15 10.4

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