5 Shooters the Los Angeles Lakers can still target this offseason

The Los Angeles Lakers desperately need to improve from beyond the arc. Thankfully, there are still options to improve in 2024.
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Marcus Morris, UFA

One of the more interesting names remaining on the free agent market is veteran Marcus Morris. The 34-year-old has played 13 NBA seasons, spending the vast majority of his career as the proverbial hybrid forward.

There's reason to question how much value he can still provide on the defensive end of the floor, but his jump shot and experience can still be of significant value at a low cost.

Morris has knocked down 40.3 percent of his three-point field goals over the course of the past four seasons. His production took a massive hit in 2023-24, as he averaged just 16.7 minutes played per game, but his efficiency remained intact.

Morris averaged 1.0 three-point field goal made per game and 2.1 per 36 minutes on 40.3 percent shooting from distance in the 49 games he played this past season.

It's also worth noting that Morris averaged 11.2 points in 28.1 minutes per game as recently as 2022-23. It's possible that he's declined enough with age to no longer fit such a prominent role, but the talent and shooting touch are still present.

As the Lakers look for ways to improve a second unit that ranked 28th in points per game last season, adding Morris for the veteran's minimum would be a cost-efficient way to improve.