Free agent guard Anthony Morrow has agreed to a one-year non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trail blazers. Morrow is entering his tenth year in the NBA with his seventh team.

Anthony Morrow's journey in the NBA

The nine-year veteran was an undrafted player who was first signed by the Golden State Warriors in August of 2008, Anthony Morrow played two seasons with the Golden State Warriors where he averaged 11.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.2 blocks per game before he was traded to the then-New Jersey Nets in exchange for draft picks

He then spent the next two seasons of his career with the then-New Jersey Nets and now Brooklyn Nets.

He averaged to 12.6 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.1 blocks per game with the Nets.

The Brooklyn Nets traded Morrow together with Jordan Farmar, Johan Petro, DeShawn Stevenson, Jordan Williams and draft picks which turned out to be Shane Larkin and Frank Jackson to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Joe Johnson. Morrow averaged 5.2 points, 1.1 rebounds, 0.4 assists, and 0.5 steals per game.

He was then traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Dahntay Jones. On July of 2013, he was signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Pelicans. Morrow then signed a multi-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder the next year before the Thunder traded him with Joffrey Lauvergne and Cameron Payne to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second round draft pick.

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Anthony Morrow averaged 9.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.6 steals, and 0.1 blocks throughout his career while shooting 44.7 percent on the field, 41.7 percent from three and 88.0 percent on the free throw line.

Portland Trail Blazers' 2016-2017 NBA season

After reaching the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2016 NBA playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 2017 NBA playoffs. The Trail blazers ended the 2016-2017 NBA season with a 41-41 record and finished eighth in the NBA's Western Conference.

Portland was led by their dynamic backcourt combination of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum and Bosnian big man Jusuf Nurkic. Lillard and McCollum both averaged over 20 points while Nurkic averaged over 10 rebounds per game.

Anthony Morrow's signing to Portland is an excellent addition to the Trail blazers excellent back court. He will be mainly used by the Portland Trail blazers as an offensive weapon and a constant three-point threat. Having Morrow come off the bench will surely boost the offensive capabilities of Portland's second unit.