This was an easy one for the Suns.
Right after the Brooklyn Nets rescinded their qualifying offer to forward Mirza Teletovic, the Suns have reportedly swooped in to nab the career 36.2% three-point shooter.
Just after the Nets removed the qualifying offer for Mirza Teletovic, he agrees to terms with Phoenix for one year, $5.5M, per sources.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 9, 2015
Teletovic, who will be 30 by the start of the season, figures to immediately step into last year's Anthony Tolliver role, except hopefully he finds his stay in Phoenix to be a bit more extended.
After shooting 39% from 3 in 2013/14, the 6'8 forward from Bosnia and Herzegovina struggled after a hot start out of the gate last year before essentially shutting down his season in January due to a frightening case of blood clots in the lungs. Initially ruled out for the season, Teletovic managed to return in time for the playoffs, although he only registered 16 minutes during the Nets' first-round defeat at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks.
Hopefully he can lighten the load for Markieff Morris -- assuming Morris sticks around -- after the Suns struggled mightily to find any productive minutes at the backup PF spot.
For those who haven't seen him in action, here's a glimpse of his smooth shooting stroke.