The last time we saw Cartier Martin, he was lighting up the New York Knicks in the Vegas Summer League for 24 points, and wondering if that was enough to earn a roster spot on the Washington Wizards — or at the very least an invite to training camp.
When I saw Martin on Monday’s Media Day, he looked like a man who did not have a care in the world. He was practicing his post moves with Kevin Seraphin, and joking with Hamady N’diaye about the advantages of playing in the NBA versus playing in Europe. At first glance, you would have no idea that Martin was about to be in the fight of his life for a roster spot on the Wizards roster.
“I tend to think of myself as a one-man wolfpack. But when my sister brought Doug home, I knew he was one of my own. And my wolfpack, it grew by one, so there were two of us in the wolfpack. I was alone first in the pack and then Doug joined in later. And six months later when Doug introduced me to you guys, I thought ‘wait a second, could it be?’ And now I know I added two more guys to my wolfpack.”
Adam Morrison, who Jordan drafted third overall in the 2006 draft when he was manager of basketball operations in Charlotte, has accepted an invitation to join the Washington Wizards in training camp, according to the Washington Post’s Lee.