Markieff Morris RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marcus Morris denies standing in for twin brother Markieff

    CSN New England "The best possible sports conspiracy theory is that one player is actually another player in disguise. This Celtics-Wizards series has allowed for such a conspiracy theory. After Markieff Morris bounced back from an ankle injury to score 16 points in Game 2, speculation -- tongue-in-cheek or..." May 04

  • Al Horford on Markieff Morris: ‘I’m not going to give him the time of day’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Markieff Morris keeps tormenting members of the 2015-16 Hawks who want nothing to do with him. The Wizards forward egged on Paul Millsap during a first-round series against Atlanta until Millsap engaged. Now, Morris is turning his attention to Al Horford. Horford slid under a Morris jumper,..." May 04

  • Markieff Morris challenges Wizards teammates to play with more heart vs. Celtics

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The edge that Markieff Morris brought to the floor spilled over just 1:07 into Game 2, when he went for a loose ball and tossed Al Horford into the cameras courtside at TD Garden. Then after a 129-119 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics, his wrath was felt in the Wizards' locker room. "We're..." May 03

  • Markieff Morris plans to ask Al Horford face-to-face if play that injured him was intentional

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Whether or not Markieff Morris can play Tuesday -- he thinks he can -- he plans on looking Al Horford in the eyes to ask if the play that caused him to injure his left ankle and leave Game 1 was intentional. "I'm not sure," Morris said of the second-quarter incident Sunday vs. the Boston..." May 02

  • Will Wizards’ Markieff Morris play in Game 2? Coach unsure, Morris says “I’m playing”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Markieff Morris sprained his ankle so severely in Game 1 he thought he broke it. He called it the worst ankle sprain of his career. So he’s out for Game 2 on Tuesday, right? Not if you ask Morris. Here is what he said, via Candace Buckner of the Washington Post. “I’m playing tomorrow...." May 01

  • Markieff Morris sprains left ankle in Game 1, plans to play in Game 2

    ESPN "Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris sprained his left ankle in the first half of Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Boston Celtics and did not return but said he plans to play in Tuesday's Game 2. Wizards coach Scott Brooks said after Boston's 123-111 victory that he did not have an update on..." April 30

  • Paul Millsap fires back at Markieff Morris for calling him a 'crybaby'

    CBS Sports "To say that Paul Millsap and Markieff Morris are not getting along in the first round of the NBA playoffs would be a monumental understatement. The two foes engaged in a heated argument earlier in the series between the Hawks and Wizards and have been physical with each other on the court..." April 23

  • Markieff Morris trolls Paul Millsap for ‘MMA’ comment

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington Wizards power forward Markieff Morris is having a bit of fun with his individual matchup in the first round. After the Wizards won Game 1 over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday by the final of 114-107, Hawks power forward Paul Millsap complained that they were “playing MMA” due to their..." April 19

  • Markieff Morris fined $25K for kicking Mason Plumlee

    USA Today "Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris has been fined $25,000 for kicking Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee in the groin, the NBA announced Friday. The incident occurred late in the fourth quarter of Washington's 123-113 win on Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center. Morris, who had 11..." March 10

  • Wizards F Markieff Morris fined $25,000 for tossing ball into stands

    Sporting News "Markieff Morris has every right to feel hard-done by Tuesday after receiving a $25,000 fine for lightly tossing the ball into the general area of the crowd Sunday against the Jazz. There wasn't a whole lot to Morris' "throw" into the stands. It appeared as if he basically rolled the ball toward..." February 28