PERSONAL

Darius Aaron Morris ... Son of Dewayne Sr. and Robin Morris ... Four year varsity letterwinner at Windward HS in Los Angeles, averaging 21.7 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists while setting school records for scoring (2,602) and assists (702) ... John Wooden State Player of the Year (2009) ... California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division 5 Player of the Year (2009) ... Led Windward to school’s first state title in 2009.

COLLEGE

Appeared in 67 games (53 starts) in two seasons at the University of Michigan, averaging 9.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists ... 51st Wolverine to be drafted into the NBA ... All- Big Ten Third Team as selected by coaches and media (2011) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2011) ... U-M’s Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award (2011) ... U-M’s Wayman Britt Defensive Player Award (2010) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (12/27/10) ... Big Ten Co- Player of the Week (1/31/11) ... Set U-M record for assists in a single season (235, 2010-11) ... Led the Big Ten in assists (6.7) in 2010-11, becoming first Wolverine to do so since 1988 (Gary Grant) ... Recorded third triple-double in U-M history (12 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists) 1/30/11 vs. Iowa ...Helped lead Michigan to 2011 NCAA Tournament no. 8 seed (eliminated by No. 1 seed Duke 73-71 in third round) ... Posted six career double-doubles (including one triple-double) at Michigan while scoring 20+ points seven times.

HOW ACQUIRED

Selected by the Lakers in the second round (41st overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft.




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