New Orleans Hornets: Luther Head Gets Offered Contract But Fails Physical

July 14th, 2010 by Jonah Puls Leave a reply »

Luther Head was all set and ready to be a new member of the New Orleans Hornets, but he had one test he had to get through before he could officially join the team: a physical.

No one fails a physical.


Apparently, Luther Head does.

On July 10, Head’s agent announced that he would be joining the New Orleans Hornets next season. He reportedly was going to receive a two-year deal worth $2.3 million, with a player option going into the second season.

Luther Head, 27, played in 47 games with the Indiana Pacers last year. He averaged 7.6 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game while playing 17.3 minutes a game.

He was hoping to get a chance to showcase his skills more with a great distributing point guard and with little depth at the shooting guard position.

However, league sources stated today that the Hornets will not offer Head a contract because he had some issues during his physical exam that concerned the Ho ...

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