Feb 10, 2007

Adam Morrison and J.J. Redick Watch: February 10

Royce Webb calls Adam Morrison's season to-date "catastrophic," and blames the gangly rookie for ruining his teammates' season. Evidence from last night:
Brandon Roy had 15 points for Portland and won the battle with Adam Morrison in the first matchup of the league's top-scoring rookies. Though Roy shot just 5-of-13, Morrison had only seven points on 3-of-12 shooting for Charlotte.
Charlotte lost.

On the other coast, the Magic won it in dramatic fashion on a Dwight Howard dunk, while Redick made some key contributions:
Magic rookie J.J. Redick added a season-high 16 points, including a critical three-point play in the final minute.

"That was just freak athleticism," Redick said of Howard's play. "We've all seen spectacular lobs and dunks, but I told him after the game: 'Dude, I've never seen anything like that in that situation.'"
Is it just me, or does Redick sound like a total noob?

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