Police confirm Wright was shot to death
Authorities confirmed Thursday that 13-year veteran big man Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in a wooded area outside of Memphis, was shot to death. Wright, 34, a Memphis native and college star there, played for five teams, including the Memphis Grizzlies. The Clippers made him a lottery pick with the No. 7 selection overall, and he averaged 8.1 points and 6.4 rebounds in his career.