Darius Morris raised some eyebrows a year ago when he made the decision to enter the NBA Draft, forgoing his final two years of eligibility at Michigan. The California native was drafted in the second round by the Lakers, made the team and appeared in 19 games while averaging 2.4 points and 1.1 assists in 8.9 minutes of action per contest. Morris sat down with Lakers media on Wednesday to discuss his rookie year and what the future holds.
Additional video clips and some assorted quotes after the jump.
Quotes from Lakers.com
- On his meeting with Mitch Kupchak and Mike Brown: “We talked about how much they thought I improved over the season in terms of my game, physically and mentally. It was very encouraging. My mindset, maturity definitely changed over the course of the year. In terms of on the court, just an adjustment to the NBA game.”
- Morris described how crazy and at times difficult it was to go through the lockout as a rookie, being unable to communicate with the team aft...