Marcus Morris

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Josue Pavon
September 27, 2018 - 11:08 am
When the Celtics season came to an end the night of Game 7 against the Cavs last year, Marcus Morris was skeptical about his future in Boston. The return of Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Daniel Theis meant Morris would return to the reduced role he saw throughout most of the regular season. "I'm...
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Sara Civian
August 21, 2018 - 1:42 pm
When NBA stars Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan opened up about their mental health struggles last season, it was bigger than them. Now it seems they've helped pioneer a league-wide movement to destigmatize mental illness. The most recent effort is a five-part series from ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan, in...
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Cameron Kerry
July 20, 2018 - 1:08 pm
Marcus Morris is officially a father. Morris posted a photo on Twitter formally announcing the birth of his son, Marcus Thomas Morris Jr. Marcus Thomas Morris Jr. 7/20/18 pic.twitter.com/vznux4UxmM — Marcus Morris (@MookMorris2) July 20, 2018 So far this summer, the Baynes, Horford, and 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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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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