Veteran shooting guard J.J. Redick intends to sign a two-year, $26.5 million deal with the New Orleans Pelicans according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Free agent guard JJ Redick has agreed to a two-year, $26.5M deal to join the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2019
Redick, 35, is a 14-year veteran who has averaged 12.9 points per game for his career. Last season with the 76ers he averaged 18.1 points per game, while shooting 39.7 percent from deep.
He has spent time with the Magic, Bucks, Clippers and 76ers in his career.
New Orleans is going through a rebuild and have many young players, including Zion Williamson. Redick will space the floor and provide good leadership for the younger players on the team.