A couple posts back I philosophised about undrafted rookie Anthony Morrow’s 37 point explosion against the Clippers. I was pretty excited by the fact we caught the high point of a players basketball life. Surely never to be repeated, but celebrated all the same for its rarity. A one off blip in what might be, if we are lucky, a solid career.
Well, maybe I was wrong. Morrow followed his 37 point performance with a highly impressive 25 point haul against Portland… How is this happening?!? How can a player perform better in the NBA than in the lesser levels of college and high school? Perhaps Morrow has entered the perfect system for his talents – a purely serendipitous coincidence. Or maybe this is just an exceptional and extraordinarily extended hot streak. Or maybe he’s actually the real deal. I’ll stop talking. I don’t want to jinx this. This is really good. Let’s just keep watching.
Here’s highlights of his first 37 point performance, if you haven’t seen it:
And here’s the Portland performance: