September 17, 2005
"If someone provokes me, I'm going to pray for them." Lorenzen Wright, Memphis Grizzly center. Memphis opens the regular season Nov. 2 at home against Shaquille O'Neal and the Miami Heat.
May 6, 1999 |
Lorenzen Wright has been a Clipper his entire three-year NBA career, and he's glad the Clippers will be playing at the Staples Center next season. "I'm not going to be all choked up [about leaving the Sports Arena]," said Wright, who will be a free agent this summer. "In fact, I'm real happy that the Clippers are getting away from here and finally going to a new arena."
January 8, 1998 |
Clipper forward Lorenzen Wright, who suffered strained ligaments in his left knee when Golden State Warrior center Felton Spencer fell on him in Friday night's 94-79 victory at Oakland, missed his third consecutive game. Wright, who averaged 16.4 rebounds in his last eight games, hopes to return for Friday night's game against the Lakers at the Sports Arena. * Vancouver guard Antonio Daniels, who ranks second among rookies in assists (5.8) remained at the team hotel with flu.
January 7, 1998 |
Forward Lorenzen Wright, who strained ligaments in his left knee when Golden State Warrior center Felton Spencer fell on him Friday at Oakland, said it was frustrating to miss Saturday's victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the Sports Arena. "Just when you start playing well, something like this happens," said Wright, averaging 16.4 rebounds in his last eight games. "But I'm going to come back with the same mind frame that I had before I left, so hopefully everything will continue."
March 18, 1997 |
Rookie center Lorenzen Wright, who played eight scoreless minutes against the Lakers, has missed eight shots in his last two games. He missed all six of his shots in Sunday night's 106-94 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, getting two points, two rebounds and two assists. Trail Blazer center Arvydas Sabonis made three of five shots and had six points, five rebounds and five assists. "I told you about Sabonis, he's huge," Wright said.