The 22-year-old point guard out of Michigan has shown much improvement from his rookie season and has even given some Lakers fans hope in life after Kobe.
Although used sparingly since his 17 starts earlier this season, Morris has proven in that time that he is worth the wait.
Morris' game will continue to evolve over time and he could even become a future star for Los Angeles. With Morris set to become a restricted free agent this summer, the Lakers should be making every attempt to bring him back.
Here are five reasons the Lakers should re-sign Darius Morris.