How Did Adam Morrison Get To The Lakers?
Would you like to find out how Adam Morrison got to the Lakers? Adam Morrison is a 6 foot 8 inch tall power forward. He was born on July 19th, 1984 in Glendive, Montana. Adam Morrison played his high school ball at Mead High School in Spokane, Washington. From 2003 through 2006, Adam Morrison played college basketball for the Gonzaga University Bulldogs.
In his freshman year at Gonzaga, Adam Morrison was named to the WCC All Freshman Team. Adam Morrison averaged 19 points per game in his sophomore year, and made the All WCC First Team. Morrison was also named to the Basketball Times All West Coast Team in his sophomore year. Adam Morrison helped Gonzaga reach the NCAA Tournament in his junior year. That year, Adam Morrison shared the NCAA National Player of the Year Award with J.J. Redick of Duke University.
Adam Morrison elected not to return to Gonzaga for his senior year. Instead, he declared himself eligible for the 2006 NBA Draft. Morrison was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats with the 3rd overall pick of the 1st round. In his rookie season with the Bobcats, Adam Morrison was named to the NBA All Rookie 2nd Team. Adam Morrison played for the Charlotte Bobcats through the 2008-09 season. While in Charlotte, Adam Morrison averaged 8.15 points per game and 2.25 rebounds per game in 22.5 minutes per game. On February 7th, 2009, the Charlotte traded Adam Morrison, along with guard Shannon Brown, to the Los Angeles Lakers for power forward Vladimir Radmanovic.