Marcus Morris

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John Tomase
May 29, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Marcus Morris played a significant role for the Celtics, particularly this postseason, but he sees the looming roster crunch as clearly as anyone. Speaking to the Boston Globe on Monday, Morris expressed skepticism that he fits a rotation that will see Gordon Hayward return next season and Jayson...
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Alex Reimer
May 22, 2018 - 10:34 am
The referees couldn’t take the whistles out of their mouths during the Cavaliers’ 111-102 victory over the Celtics Monday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. One play in particular personified their exuberance to stop play whenever possible. In the third quarter, Kevin Love leaped in front...
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Marcus Morris and LeBron James
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John Tomase
May 20, 2018 - 10:26 pm
CLEVELAND -- You can count on one hand the number of basketball players who have ever walked the earth with more natural talent than LeBron James. Marcus Morris might not even be the best player in the world who looks like Marcus Morris. But that didn't stop the rugged Celtics forward from...
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Alex Reimer
May 16, 2018 - 11:11 am
Marcus Morris talked a big game heading into the Eastern Conference Finals. The veteran journeyman proclaimed he’s the best player in the league at guarding LeBron James, next to San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard. So far, Morris has lived up to his words, and then some. The Celtics have put an array of...
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Josue Pavon
May 14, 2018 - 10:45 am
Marcus Morris had been waiting for his opportunity to face LeBron James in the postseason all season long. It was one of the strongest talking points heading into the regular season. Morris, who was traded from the Pistons in exchange for Avery Bradley last summer, joined a Celtics team that was...
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Rob Bradford
May 12, 2018 - 11:22 pm
WALTHAM -- If nothing else, you have to like Marcus Morris' confidence. Sure, the Celtics forward didn't exactly shut down LeBron James when going up against the NBA's best player when matched up this season -- giving up 24 points on 8-for-16 and just one turnover in 55 head-to-head matchups...
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Marcus Morris
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Josue Pavon
April 23, 2018 - 10:09 am
MILWAUKEE -- Celtics forward Marcus Morris is convinced NBA officials have it out for him. Less than 24 hours after the NBA announced Morris' $15,000 fine for criticizing the officials following Game 3's loss against the Bucks Friday night, Morris again expressed his frustration moments after...
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Josue Pavon
April 18, 2018 - 1:19 pm
Marcus Morris is making quite a name for himself around these parts. He's carved out a unique role for the Celtics and has turned into Brad Stevens' most reliable player off the bench. Morris turned in another exceptional performance Tuesday -- 18 points, 5 rebounds, and tied Rozier for a game-high...
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Marcus Morris
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John Tomase
April 15, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Picture a random NBA game with star teammates fouled out in overtime. The final frantic moments become a scramble for survival. If the remaining mismatched parts somehow produce a win, thank a higher power you only had to navigate the last 150 seconds. Now imagine that scenario playing out for 48...
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Alex Reimer
April 02, 2018 - 8:23 am
It took Marcus Morris a while to mesh with the Celtics. For starters, he missed roughly the first two weeks of the regular season, because he was on trial for assault. Then he struggled to mesh with Brad Stevens’ ball movement-heavy offense, further stagnating a slow bench unit. It looked like the...
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