OKC Thunder: Five potential trade targets

by Darnell Mayberry Published: February 18, 2014
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A look at five players the Thunder could potentially be interested in acquiring at the trading deadline.

 Gary Neal, Milwaukee, shooting guard

Age: 29

2013-14 stats: 10.2 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 1.6 apg, 36.4 3PT%, 29 games played.

Contract status: Two years, $6.5 million

Comment: After signing with the Bucks in the offseason, Neal is no longer in the plans in Milwaukee. He fell out of the rotation in mid-December and has been in and out ever since. He doesn't do defense, but he's a career 39.4 percent shooter from 3-point range. The only problem is his contract could be a tad too pricey for OKC to stay under the tax this season.

Anthony Morrow, New Orleans, shooting guard

Age: 28

2013-14 stats: 6.3 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 0.5 apg, 48.0 3PT%.

Contract status: One year $1 million, with a $1.1 million player option for 2014-15.

Comment: Morrow is the league's leading 3-point shooter among players with at least 75 attempts. Yet the Pelicans reportedly are making him available for a draft pick. He might be the ideal situational shooter the Thunder needs.


by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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