Marcus Morris

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Nick Friar
April 28, 2019 - 11:20 am
The Celtics-Bucks Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup is set to start, with top-seeded Milwaukee still the favorite to win the series. Having arguably the best player in the NBA from the 2018-19 season certainly helps the Bucks’ chances. But this series won’t be anything like either team’s first-...
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Celtics forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
April 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Despite the Celtics finishing with their highest point total of the series, finishing off the Pacers 110-106, Game 4 was far from pretty. The Celtics couldn’t get things going offensively in the first half with Darren Collison and Cory Joseph playing air-tight defense on Kyrie Irving while the...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Indiana Pacers guard Wesley Matthews
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Nick Friar
April 14, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Had Brad Stevens not pulled the Celtics impact players in the closing minutes of Game 1 the Pacers might have set a new record for fewest points scored in the second half of an NBA playoff game. The Pacers mustered up 29, so the Utah Jazz still hold the record with 23 second-half points in Game 3...
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Marcus Morris
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WEEI
April 14, 2019 - 3:39 pm
It certainly wasn't the prettiest game, but the Celtics pulled away from the Pacers in the third quarter and cruised to an 84-74 win Sunday afternoon at TD Garden to take a 1-0 series lead. Marcus Morris had 20 points and seven rebounds off the bench, while Kyrie Irving also had 20 points to go...
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Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown and Al Horford
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Ryan Hannable
April 05, 2019 - 3:42 pm
The Celtics could get one of their leaders back for Friday's game against the Pacers. While Jaylen Brown has once again been ruled out, Marcus Morris has been upgraded from out to questionable for Friday's matchup in Indianapolis. This will be Brown's third straight game missed with a back injury...
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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2019 - 1:12 pm
It appears the Celtics will be without a few of their key players in Miami Wednesday night against the Heat. Speaking to reporters Wednesday morning , Brad Stevens said Jaylen Brown was not at shoot-around because he was at the team hotel trying to loosen his back. “His back stiffened up again,” he...
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Josue Pavon
March 30, 2019 - 10:47 pm
BROOKLYN -- Marcus Morris isn't worried about his team's recent struggles. Not even in the slightest. After losing to the Nets by 14 points in a game where the Celtics trailed their opponent by double digits throughout the second half while trying to dig themselves out of a 19-point hole, Morris'...
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Josue Pavon
March 29, 2019 - 11:08 am
(Third in a series on the rise of Celtics forward Marcus Morris from North Philadelphia to the NBA). Success didn't come easily for Marcus Morris. Even for first-round draft picks, a long-lasting NBA career isn't guaranteed. The pressure of being a pro athlete takes a toll, especially while trying...
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Josue Pavon
March 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
This is part two of a three-part series centered on Celtics forward Marcus Morris' career and role with the 2018-19 Celtics Celtics assistant coach Jerome Allen is walking down the hall of Madison Square Garden, precisely one hour before tip-off. He starts to speed up, and then looks back. "Damn, I...
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Josue Pavon
March 12, 2019 - 11:12 am
(This is part one of a three-part feature series centered on Celtics forward Marcus Morris' career and role with the 2018-19 Celtics.) For the first time in his career, Marcus Morris was on the verge of reaching the NBA Finals. The undermanned Celtics had pushed LeBron James and the Cavaliers to...
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