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In Focus: Adam Morrison


Morrison at Bobcats Media Day in 2006. (Bill Frakes/SI)

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By Andy Gray

Adam Morrison, the third pick in the 2006 draft, has likely played his last NBA game after being waived by the Trail Blazers on Saturday. The Gonzaga alum was a second-team All-Rookie selection after averaging 11.8 points in 78 games for the Bobcats in 2006-07, but his career went downhill quickly. He missed his sophomore season recovering from ACL surgery and was traded to the Lakers in February 2009. Though he won two championships in Los Angeles, he seldom played. He was with the Wizards in training camp in 2010 before playing in Europe. He hoped to make the Blazers but was one of five players cut on Saturday.

GALLERY: Adam Morrison Through the Years

Morrison on the couch of his Gonzaga dorm room. (Ron Frishman/SI)

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Morrison cries on the court after his final college game. (John W. McDonough/SI)



Morrison and Lakers coach Phil Jackson at a 2009 Lakers practice. (David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Morrison poses for a portrait at Blazers Media Day earlier this month. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

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