Anthony Morrow

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Anthony Morrow
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Anthony Morrow
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Nationality: American
Born: 9/27/1985
Birthplace: Charlotte, NC
Draft: Undrafted
Drafted By:
College: Georgia Tech
NBA Career: 2008 - present
Mavs Tenure: 2013


Anthony Morrow (born September 27, 1985 in Charlotte, North Carolina) was obtained by the Dallas Mavericks on February 2, 2013 in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks, in exchange for Dahntay Jones.

Morrow, a three-time All-State player at Charlotte Latin High School was also named North Carolina's Mr. Basketball in 2004. He attended Georgia Tech where he became a starter mid-way through his freshman season. His sophomore season proved to be a breakout year as he raised his scoring average over 10.0 ppg and was named Honorable Mention All-ACC.

His numbers slipped slightly as a junior but Morrow was able to close with a flourish as a senior while averaging 14.3 points per game. He closed out his Georgia Tech career first all-time in free throw percentage at 86.7%, third all-time in 3PT FG% and tied for third all-time in 3PT FG made. Still the improved numbers were not enough to earn him a spot in the draft class of 2008.

The 6'5 guard signed as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on July 25, 2008. As a rookie, he saw action in 67 games averaging 10.1 ppg. In his first NBA start Morrow tallied an impressive 37 points. He also led the league in 3PT field goals shooting 86-184, .467%.

In his second season his scoring average jumped to 13.0 points in 69 games. Surprisingly after the season, Morrow was traded to the New Jersey Nets for a future second round draft choice.

With the Nets in 2010-2011, Morrow played in 58 games and posted the best scoring average of his career at 13.2 ppg. He played one additional season in New Jersey before being shipped to Atlanta in a six-player deal that also included former Maverick DeShawn Stevenson.

Morrow's stay with the Hawks was a short one where he played in only 24 games averaging only 5.2 ppg. On February 2, 2013, the Mavericks obtained Morrow from Atlanta in exchange for Dahntay Jones. He appeared in 17 games for Dallas through the remainder of the year and averaged 2.3 points.

In July of 2013, Morrow signed a free agent deal with the New Orleans Pelicans where in one season he saw action in 76 games averaging 8.4 ppg. On July 16, 2014, he signed a multi-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. In his first year he posted a 10.7 ppg average over 74 games.