Morrow Will Honor Drazen at Three-Point Shootout

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 13: Anthony Morrow #22 of the New Jersey Nets shoots the ball over Jared Dudley #3 of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game at US Airways Center on January 13, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Nets defeated the Suns 110-103. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Anthony Morrow was just seven years old when Drazen Petrovic was killed in a car accident in 1993. But Petro's jersey was the first Morrow saw when he walked into the Nets' practice facility after signing with the team, and Morrow was inspired when watching the documentary "Once Brothers," about Petrovic and Vlade Divac.

So when he takes part in the Three-Point Shootout in Orlando on Saturday, Morrow will wear Petrovic's jersey. Petrovic was the last Net to participate in the competition, finishing fourth in 1992.

"I always said when I got in the three-point contest, I would wear his jersey," Morrow told reporters before Sunday's loss to the Bucks.

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