In late July 2010, Deborah Marion started to worry when she couldn’t get in touch with her son, Lorenzen Wright. Lorenzen was a professional basketball player with a busy schedule, but it was uncharacteristic for him to ignore his family no matter how busy he was.
Lorenzen was raised in Memphis, Tennessee and played basketball throughout high school and college at the University of Memphis. The 6-foot 11-inch player was selected in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Lorenzen later went on to play for the Memphis Grizzlies…