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Is Adam Morrison the Luckiest Player Alive?

Discussion in 'Sports Zone' started by Joe Rod, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Dude has two rings for literally sitting on the bench and watching Kobe and friends play the last two years. He basically was paid seven million bucks to have court-side seats and get a few garbage minutes every fourth game or so. Two games with actual playing time during last season's playoffs.

    That is an awesome deal.
  2. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    A player named Chuck Nevitt played for the Lakers in the 80's but he only got one ring. He rarely played even though he is 7-5.
  3. SLATEmosphere

    SLATEmosphere Benched

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    No he's not the luckiest player alive.

    He plays with diabetes and constantly has to take insulin shots on the bench and be under supervision.

    Sasha Vuicic. Now that's the luckiest player alive.
  4. HoleInTheRoof

    HoleInTheRoof Benched

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    I would say any Floriday Gator from 2006-2009.

    They got to play with Tim Tebow.
  5. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I remember him from his college days at NC St. I was addicted to ACC hoops in the 80's when the 4 letter network showed every single game.
  6. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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    I would bet that Morrison would rather be playing and contributing than being a seat warmer who's career has become a joke.

    I'm sure the rings are nice, but I doubt if his career has turned out they way he hoped it would.
  7. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    let's see. he's a draft bust. he can't grow a mustache that doesn't look like a 14 year old's.

    yeah. lucky.
  8. kev8822

    kev8822 Member

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    Not to mention he gets to bang Maria Sharpova whenever he wants.
  9. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I'm sure it's pretty nice. He'd probably rather be playing, or at least I'd hope he would, but making 7 million dollars and grabbing a couple of rings is pretty nice all the same.
  10. QT

    QT Active Member

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    No Michael Jordan is the dumbest GM alive.
  11. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Steve Kerr

    nuff said ....
  12. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    DJ Mbenga.

    or Bill Wennington.
  13. baj1dallas

    baj1dallas New Member

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    Yeah all you have to do is blow out your knee and go from being a potential starter to a guy who may not ever play again and lose out on a possible $50 million contract. What a lucky guy.
  14. Cover 2

    Cover 2 Pessimists Unite!!!

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    :laugh2:
  15. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Morrison = Fennis Dembo without the skill.
  16. dargonking999

    dargonking999 DKRandom

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    Yea because Darko Milach (sp?) never happened
  17. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Haha...Darko Milicic is probably the biggest bust in NBA history. At least Kwame Brown showed flashes of potential. Milicic is a stiff and was a stiff on his draft footage! :lmao2:
  18. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    If he blew out his knee, would anyone be able to tell the difference in his game?
  19. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Marko Jaric is the luckiest player alive.
  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Pretty good deal....but there are so many just like him (as far as riding the pine and getting a ring) over the years.

    Morrison is great story by himself. But with his thin frame and diabetes, I was suprised Charlotte chose him so high. He sure was fun to watch in college though.

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