Marcus Morris Sr. Celebrity Life
Marcus Thomas Morris Sr. also known as Marcus Morris was born on 2nd September of 1989 in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia to Thomasine Morris. Weighing in at 218 lbs and standing 6 feet 8 inches tall Marcus plays power forward for the New York Knicks. He is one of the five Morris brothers. The others being Blake, Donte, David, and Markeiff.
His twin Markieff is also a member of the NBA and plays for the Detroit Pistons. Marcus attended Prep Charter and APEX Academy high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Pennsauken, New Jersey respectively. He has a Son Marcus Jr. with his girlfriend Amber Soulds.
Marcus majored in American studies while attending Kansas University. Due to his stellar performance in the 2010-11 season, the Big 12 Collegiate conference conferred him the Men’s Basketball player of the year. He was picked up for a spot on the All American Team by the Associated Press and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. This recognition paved the way for his NBA career.
Marcus and his twin brother Markeiff both were selected in the 2011 NBA draft. Marcus was picked up by the Houston Rockets while Markeiff was picked up by the Phoenix Suns.
Houston Rockets (2011 to 2013)
Marcus Started his NBA journey playing in the D league for Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Although having rarely played during the rookie season and battling injury in the preseason Marcus managed to triple his three-point shot percentage from twelve to thirty-eight.
In a loss against the Boston, Celtics Marcus played alongside his twin brother Markeiff making it only the second time that a pair of twins played for the same team in the history of the NBA. In a match against Atlanta, Hawks Marcus recorded sixteen points and managed to score four of five three-point attempts.
In a victory against Utah, Jazz Marcus scored his career's first double-double. In the same match, he also managed to score his career-high of Thirty Four points and Twelve rebounds.
Detroit Pistons (2015 to 2017)
While playing against Dallas Mavericks Marcus scored his season-high of thirty-one points. The Detroit Pistons finished the eighth position in the Eastern Conference with a 44 to 38 record earning them a berth in the playoffs for the first time since 2009.
Marcus scored his career-high of thirty-six points in a win against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In an overtime win against the Portland Trail Blazers, Marcus set a new career-high of thirty-seven points.
Boston Celtics (2017 to 2019)
Marcus set a new career-high when he scored twenty-five points in a win against Toronto Raptors, his fourth straight game with at least twenty points. In the 2017 season, he averaged 13.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.6 steals, and 0.2 blocks.
In the 2018 season, he averaged 13.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.6 steals, and 0.3 blocks.
New York Knicks (2019 - present)
In a loss against Los Angeles Clippers, Morris scored his career-high of thirty-eight points and tied his career-high of thirteen field goals. Although his team is not performing very well this season, Marcus has managed to have an average of 19.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 1 steal in this season.
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