Marcus Morris – An American Professional Basketball Player Representing New York Knicks in The NBA
Who is Marcus Morris?
Marcus Morris is an American competitive basketball player of the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the New York Knicks. He was born on September 2, 1989, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Marcus was born to Thomasine “Angel” Morris. Also, he is grown up with his four siblings, Donte, Blake, David, and his twin Markieff. With the height of 6 feet 9 inches and weight about 107 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit. Marcus holds an American nationality and black ethnicity.
|Celebrated Name||Marcus Morris|
|Birth Date||September 2, 1989|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Father's Name||Thomasine “Angel” Morris|
|Height||6 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth||$13 million|
Marcus enrolled in Apex Academy. Later, he attended the University of Kansas. He graduated with a major in American studies. Furthermore, he became Men’s Basketball Player of the Year in the 2010-11 Big 12 Conference. Likewise, he became the second-team All-American for his play in the 2010-11 season, and a third-team All-America by Fox Sports.
Professional Life of Marcus Morris
Marcus Morris entered the 2011 NBA draft along with his twin brother Markieff Morris. The Houston Rockets selected Marcus with their 14th overall pick, and the Phoenix Suns picked his brother Markieff with their 13th overall pick. Houston Rockets is a group that has team members like James Harden
The D-League Rio Grande Valley Vipers assigned Marcus, however, later returned to the Rockets. Eventually, he was the opening starter in the 2012-13 season, because of the injury to Patrick Patterson. After his return, he played as the backup power forward for the team. Later, on February 21, 2013, Houston Rockets traded him to the Phoenix Suns.
During the Phoenix Suns, they became the second one to play for the same NBA team. Moreover, on September 29, 2014, he signed a multi-year contract with the Suns. His performance during the season as well. However, he was then traded to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for a 2020 second-round draft pick, along with Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock.
Eventually, in July 2017, Detroit Pistons traded him to the Boston City, in exchange for Avery Bradley. Currently, he is on the list of the roster with the NBA stars like Gordon, Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum.
Marcus became a father to Marcus Thomas Morris Jr. on July 20, 2018. However, Marcus has not been open about the mother of his son. Previously, he was rumored to be dating a girl Ambers Souls. Morris has not revealed information who is the mother of his son.
Marcus Morris, along with earning massive popularity has been able to earn a handsome amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $13 million. Besides, from his entire career with the NBA, he has made earnings of $15 million.