27 Facts About Adam Morrison


Adam John Morrison was born on July 19,1984 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Adam Morrison was a finalist for the Naismith and the Wooden Award.


Adam Morrison was named Co-Player of the Year with Duke's JJ Redick by the United States Basketball Writers Association and won the 2006 Chevrolet Player of the Year award.


Adam Morrison arrived at Gonzaga University to play for the Gonzaga Bulldogs in 2003.


Adam Morrison scored a season-high 28 points at home against San Francisco, including the winning shot with 0.6 seconds to play in the game.


Adam Morrison made the All-WCC First Team and was selected to the Basketball Times All-West Coast Team as well as being named an honorable mention Associated Press All-American.


Adam Morrison followed up this performance with 43 points in a triple-overtime win over Michigan State in the semifinals.


Adam Morrison matched that output against in-state rival Washington on December 4,2005, in a losing effort.


Adam Morrison's scoring totals against teams in the "major" conferences were no less impressive; he averaged 28.5 points in 11 such games.


Adam Morrison led the Zags with 24 points in a 2006 NCAA tournament Sweet Sixteen match against UCLA, which the Zags lost in the final seconds after UCLA had eliminated a 17-point deficit coming out of the first half.


Adam Morrison was eventually helped to his feet by UCLA player Arron Afflalo.


Adam Morrison has been both criticized and praised for this unbridled show of emotion.


Adam Morrison later shared the national player of the year award with friendly rival JJ Redick of Duke.


Adam Morrison was selected third overall in the 2006 NBA draft by the Charlotte Bobcats, behind Andrea Bargnani and LaMarcus Aldridge.


Adam Morrison was the first player drafted by Michael Jordan in his tenure as Manager of Basketball Operations with the Bobcats.


Adam Morrison won NBA championships with the Lakers in 2009 and 2010, but saw very limited playing time.


Adam Morrison signed with the Washington Wizards in 2010, but was waived at the end of training camp before playing a regular season game.


Adam Morrison was released from his contract in November 2011 to pursue other opportunities.


On September 21,2012, Adam Morrison signed with the Portland Trail Blazers.


Adam Morrison made four appearances for various junior US national teams.


Adam Morrison was selected to train with the senior men's team in preparation for the 2006 FIBA World Championship but was cut prior to the tournament.


In July 2013, Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few announced that Adam Morrison would become a student assistant with the basketball team.


Adam Morrison was named the color commentator for the Gonzaga men's basketball radio broadcasts with former KREM 2 sports director Tom Hudson in October 2017.


Adam Morrison is not religious and does not believe in marriage.


Adam Morrison was diagnosed with 1 diabetes at age 13.


Adam Morrison was playing in an eighth-grade basketball game, and as the game went into overtime, he began having seizure-like symptoms, which prompted his father to take him to the hospital where the diagnosis was made.


Adam Morrison, who managed his diabetes to the point of eating exactly the same meals at the same time on game days, is considered a role model for children with the disease and their families.