It looks like Marcus Morris won’t be heading to the Lone Star State after all.
Morris last week appeared bound for San Antonio, as he reportedly agreed to a two-year $20 million free-agent deal with the Spurs. But following a reworking of Reggie Bullock’s new Knicks contract, Morris reportedly has decided to spurn the Spurs and take a one-year, $15 million contract in New York.
The veteran forward recently told The Athletic the decision to join the Knicks was the best one for his family and was by no means a knock on the Spurs. Still, a few agents around the league reportedly aren’t very happy about his change of heart.
“Some agents are furious at Morris for looking to pull out of an agreement, which could put next year’s July free agency into a precarious spot,” the New York Post’s Marc Berman writes. “It’s not as if Morris is looking to break an agreement so he can play for a winner. In fact, just the opposite.