|Height||6 ft 8 in (2. The Shooting guard ( SG) also known as the two or off guard, is one of five traditional positions on a Basketball team A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Inches redirects here To see the Les Savy Fav album see Inches. 03 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|Born||July 19, 1984 |
|Draft||3rd overall, 2006|
|Awards||2006 Oscar Robertson Trophy College Player of the Year|
2006 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
Adam John Morrison (born July 19, 1984, in Glendive, Montana) is an American professional basketball player with the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional Basketball team based in Charlotte North Carolina. Events 711 - Muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their king Roderic. Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Glendive is a city in and the County seat of Dawson County, Montana, United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Mead Senior High School is a public Secondary school in Spokane, Washington. Gonzaga University is a private Catholic Jesuit university located in Spokane, Washington. The 2006 NBA Draft was held on June 28 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Oscar Robertson Trophy is given out annually to outstanding men's College basketball players by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Events 711 - Muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their king Roderic. Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Glendive is a city in and the County seat of Dawson County, Montana, United States. Montana ( is a state in the Western United States. One-third of the state in the western part contains numerous mountain ranges (approximately 77 named of the northern The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional Basketball team based in Charlotte North Carolina.
Morrison played for three years at Gonzaga University and was considered to be one of the top college basketball players in 2005–06. Gonzaga University is a private Catholic Jesuit university located in Spokane, Washington. College basketball most often refers to the American Basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA He was a finalist for the Naismith and the Wooden Award. The Naismith College Player of the Year award named for Basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to College The John R Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's and women's college Basketball players He was named Co-Player of the Year with Duke University's J. J. Redick by the United States Basketball Writers Association and won the 2006 Chevrolet Player of the Year award. The Oscar Robertson Trophy is given out annually to outstanding men's College basketball players by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Duke University is a private Research University located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Jonathan Clay "J J" Redick (born June 24 1984 in Cookeville, Tennessee) is an American professional Basketball
Morrison's father John was a basketball coach, and the family moved with his coaching career: Casper College in Casper, Wyoming, Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota, and Dawson Community College in Glendive, Montana. Casper College is a public community college in Casper Wyoming, USA. Casper is the only City in and the County seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States, although the county is home to a number Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU is a four-year University located in Mitchell South Dakota, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Mitchell is a city in and the County seat of Davison County South Dakota, United States. Dawson Community College is a Community college with approximately 400 full-time students located in Glendive Montana Glendive is a city in and the County seat of Dawson County, Montana, United States. When Morrison was in the fourth grade, his father left coaching and the family moved to Spokane, Washington. Adam became the Gonzaga men's team's ball boy. 
When he was in the eighth grade, he lost 30 pounds (14 kg), and while attending a basketball camp at Gonzaga during this time, he felt sick, later saying about his experience at the camp, "I think I made one shot the whole three days. I was sicker than a dog. I didn't want to play. I couldn't do anything. " Shortly after this, Morrison was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes mellitus type 1 (Type 1 diabetes Type I diabetes T1D T1DM IDDM juvenile diabetes is a form of Diabetes mellitus. He took his diagnosis surprisingly well; the second time a nurse came to administer insulin, he stopped her, telling her, "Since I'm going to be doing this the rest of my life, you might as well show me how to do it. Insulin is a Hormone with intensive effects on both metabolism and several other body systems (eg vascular compliance " However, his illness did not keep him from becoming a star at Mead High School in Spokane. Mead Senior High School is a public Secondary school in Spokane, Washington. In his senior year he broke single-season and career scoring records in his high school conference, and led Mead to the finals of the state tournament. Despite playing in the final game with hypoglycemia so severe that he nearly suffered seizures, he scored 37 points in a losing effort. Hypoglycemia or hypoglycaemia is the medical term for a pathologic state produced by a lower than normal level of Glucose ( sugar) in the blood It was Mead's only loss that season. Morrison was not heavily recruited out of high school.
He arrived at Gonzaga University to play for the Gonzaga Bulldogs (or Zags for short) in 2003. Gonzaga University is a private Catholic Jesuit university located in Spokane, Washington. The Gonzaga Bulldogs (also known unofficially as the Zags) are the athletic teams at Gonzaga University; the term applies to any of the school's Varsity In his freshman year he averaged 11. 4 points per game (ppg), with a career-high 22 points against St. Mary's. Saint Mary's College of California is a private Coeducational College located in Moraga California, United States. Gonzaga won the West Coast Conference (WCC) regular-season title. Current members Former members University of the Pacific (1952-1971 San Jose State University (1952-1969 Morrison was named to the WCC All-Freshman Team. A freshman, fresher, fish, or frosh is a first-year student in an educational institution 
In his sophomore year Morrison averaged 19. 0 ppg. He scored a career-high 28 points at home against San Francisco, including the winning shot with . University of San Francisco ( USF) is a private Jesuit Roman Catholic University in San Francisco California. 6 seconds to play in the game. Gonzaga again won the WCC regular-season title. Morrison made the All-WCC First Team, and in addition was selected to the Basketball Times All-West Coast Team as well as being named an honorable mention Associated Press All-American. 
In his junior year during Gonzaga's first two games of the 2005-06 season at the Maui Invitational, one of the most prestigious early-season tournaments in college basketball, Morrison played well against two of the sport's top programs. A year (from Old English gēr) is the time between two recurrences of an event related to the Orbit of the Earth around the Sun Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The EA SPORTS Maui Invitational is the nation's premier early-season college basketball tournament that takes place Thanksgiving Week in November each year In the first round, Morrison scored 25 points in a Gonzaga win over Maryland. Year 25 was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Julian calendar. The University of Maryland College Park (often referred to as The University of Maryland UMD, UMCP or simply Maryland) is a public research He followed up this performance with 43 points in a triple-overtime win over Michigan State in the semifinals. Michigan State University ( MSU) is a co-educational public Research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. He matched that output against in-state rival Washington December 4, 2005, in a losing effort. "December 4th" redirects here For the song by Jay-Z, see December 4th (song. However, Morrison and the Zags bounced back a week later, defeating Oklahoma State after he banked in a three-pointer with 2. 5 seconds left to give Gonzaga a two point lead and eventually the win.
In the regular season, he had 13 games of 30-plus points, with five of them over 40. At 28. 1 points per game, he was the nation's leading scorer in 2005-2006. A nation is a Human Cultural and Social Community. In as much as most members never meet each other yet feel a common bond it may be considered His scoring totals against teams in the "major" conferences are no less impressive; he averaged 28. 5 points in 11 such games. On February 18, Morrison recorded a career high 44 (including 37 in the second half alone) points against Loyola Marymount Lions in a winning effort. Events 3102 BC - Epoch (origin of the Kali Yuga. 1229 - The Sixth Crusade: Frederick II Holy Loyola Marymount University (LMU is a comprehensive co-educational private Roman Catholic Jesuit university in Los Angeles California, United States
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. The University of California Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Westwood Los Angeles, California, United With seconds left, the lead having slipped away Morrison created a lasting image for the tournament when he broke down in tears.  He has been both criticized and praised for this unbridled show of emotion. He later came in second as the national player of the year to friendly rival J. J. Redick of Duke. Jonathan Clay "J J" Redick (born June 24 1984 in Cookeville, Tennessee) is an American professional Basketball Duke University is a private Research University located in Durham, North Carolina, United States.
This turned out to be Morrison's final collegiate game, as he later decided to turn pro, forgoing his senior year of college.
Morrison was also awarded the 2006 Chevrolet Player of the Year, ahead of J. Chevrolet (ˌʃɛvroʊˈleɪ - French origin (also known as Chevy) is a Brand of Automobile, produced by General Motors (GM J. Redick.
Morrison was selected 3rd overall in the 2006 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Bobcats, behind Andrea Bargnani (Toronto Raptors) and LaMarcus Aldridge (Chicago Bulls). The 2006 NBA Draft was held on June 28 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional Basketball team based in Charlotte North Carolina. Andrea Bargnani, nicknamed " Il Mago " (translated to "The Magician" (born October 26 1985 in Rome, Italy) is The Toronto Raptors are a professional Basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge (born July 19 1985 in Dallas Texas) is an American professional Basketball player with the NBA 's Portland Trail The Chicago Bulls are an American professional Basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois, playing in the Central Division of the Eastern On July 6, 2006, the Bobcats signed Morrison to a two-year contract. Events 1044 - The Battle of Ménfő takes place 1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. On November 1, 2006 in his NBA debut against the Indiana Pacers he scored 14 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. He was the first player picked by "Manager of Basketball Operations" Michael Jordan in his tenure with the Bobcats. Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17 1963 is a retired American professional Basketball player and active businessman He scored his career high on December 30, 2006 with 30 points in a win against the Indiana Pacers. Events 1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield. 1816 - The Treaty of St Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. However, Morrison lost his starting spot midway through the season, in part for his defense and shooting only 37% for the year. 
On October 21, 2007, the Charlotte Bobcats announced that Morrison had sustained a severe injury to his left knee in a pre-season exhibition game against the LA Lakers while trying to defend Luke Walton, bending his knee laterally and falling to the ground in pain. Events 1512 - Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA team based in Los Angeles, California. Luke Theodore Walton (born March 28 1980 is an American professional Basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball An MRI scan performed after the game indicated a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The anterior cruciate ligament (or ACL) is one of the four major Ligaments of the Knee.  On November 10 Morrison underwent surgery to repair the damage. The injury was confirmed to be a torn ACL requiring several months of physical therapy after the knee has healed, meaning he missed the whole 2007-08 NBA season. The Charlotte Bobcats expect him "to be healthy in time for the start of training camp" in fall 2008. 
Morrison has earned four caps for various junior teams but has yet to make his debut for the senior U.S. national team. A cap is an appearance for a select team such as a school county or international team in sports The United States men's national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's Basketball.
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. The FIBA World Championship is a world Basketball tournament for men's national teams held quadrennially by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA 
Morrison, who manages his diabetes to the point of eating exactly the same meals at the same time on game days, is considered a role model in the Inland Empire and beyond for children with the disease and their families. Diabetes mellitus (ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz or /ˌdaɪəˈbiːtəs/ /məˈlaɪtəs/ or /ˈmɛlətəs/ often referred to simply as diabetes ( Ancient Greek: grc The Inland Empire is a region in the Pacific Northwest centered on Spokane, Washington, including much of the surrounding Columbia River basin During his freshman year at Gonzaga, Morrison and his life with diabetes were a subject of a five-page article in Sports Illustrated. Sports Illustrated is an American Sports Magazine owned by media conglomerate Time Warner. On the first day that the issue appeared in retail outlets, more than 50 parents of children with diabetes contacted the Gonzaga athletics department asking if Morrison could speak to their children. In Morrison's first collegiate season he garnered more national attention for having diabetes than for his gameplay. Though in the years since, his performance has outpaced his condition in notability.
Off the court, Morrison regulates his blood sugar with an insulin pump attached to his abdomen. An insulin pump is a medical device used for the administration of Insulin in the treatment of Diabetes mellitus, also known as continuous subcutaneous