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Marcus Morris

28-Year-Old       Boston Celtics

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

14.0

REB

4.6

AST

2.0

STL

0.7

BLK

0.3

2017-18 NBA Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Last year in Detroit, Morris was a starter in each of the 79 games in which he appeared. That's unlikely to happen this year in Boston. This summer, the Celtics acquired Morris in exchange for Avery Bradley as Boston cleared salary space for free agent star Gordon Hayward. T...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Personal    EST. RETURN:  9/26/2017
HT: 6' 9"   WT: 235 lbs   DOB: 9/2/1989  College: Kansas
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #14 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $20 million contract extension with the Suns in September of 2014 for the 2015-16 season through the 2018-19 season. Traded to the Pistons in July of 2015. Traded to the Celtics July of 2017.

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Morris could miss the beginning of training camp while standing trial for a 2015 assault case, Jack Maloney of CBS Sports reports.

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Marcus Morris NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 21 HOU 17 7.4 2.4 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 29.6 75.0 0.2 0.3 0.6 1.0 11.8 0.9 3.2 0.4 0.5
2012-13 22 HOU 54 21.4 8.6 4.1 0.9 0.5 0.3 1.4 42.8 65.3 1.0 1.2 2.9 3.6 38.1 3.2 7.4 0.9 1.4
2012-13 22 PHO 23 16.1 5.7 2.5 0.7 0.8 0.2 0.5 40.5 40.5 1.0 0.7 1.8 1.7 30.8 2.2 5.5 0.7 1.8
2012-13 22 HOU/PHO 77 19.8 7.7 3.6 0.8 0.6 0.3 1.1 42.2 56.4 1.0 1.0 2.6 3.0 36.9 2.9 6.8 0.9 1.5
2013-14 23 PHO 82 22.0 9.7 3.9 1.1 0.9 0.2 1.2 44.2 76.1 1.2 1.0 2.9 3.2 38.1 3.5 7.9 1.5 1.9
2014-15 24 PHO 81 25.2 10.4 4.8 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.4 43.4 62.8 0.9 0.9 3.9 3.9 35.8 4.1 9.4 0.9 1.4
2015-16 25 DET 80 35.7 14.1 5.1 2.5 0.8 0.3 1.4 43.4 74.9 1.8 1.1 3.9 3.7 36.2 5.1 11.8 2.5 3.4
2016-17 26 DET 79 32.5 14.0 4.6 2.0 0.7 0.3 1.5 41.8 78.4 1.1 1.0 3.7 4.5 33.1 5.3 12.7 1.8 2.3
2017-18 Projections 28 BOS 80 27.8 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Marcus Morris

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2016-17 NBA Game Log   Marcus Morris
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 12 @ORL 113-109 Did Not Play
Apr 10 WAS 101-105 26 12 4 0 1 0 1 6 14 0 0 0 2 0 4 2
Apr 9 @MEM 90-103 Did Not Play
Apr 7 @HOU 109-114 16 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 2 1 0 1
Apr 5 TOR 102-105 19 15 1 1 0 0 0 6 11 0 0 3 4 0 1 4
Mar 31 @MIL 108-105 36 13 4 3 0 0 2 5 13 2 3 1 5 0 4 5
Mar 30 BKN 90-89 37 28 13 0 0 2 4 12 18 3 4 1 2 3 10 0
Mar 28 MIA 96-97 28 7 4 2 0 0 1 3 10 0 0 1 3 1 3 6
Mar 27 @NYK 109-95 33 20 1 2 0 0 3 6 13 4 5 4 5 0 1 6
Mar 24 @ORL 115-87 22 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 8 2 2 0 2 1 1 3
Mar 22 @CHI 117-95 32 14 3 1 0 0 1 5 12 4 5 0 4 2 1 0
Mar 21 @BKN 98-96 38 13 4 2 0 1 1 5 14 2 4 1 5 0 4 3
Mar 19 PHO 112-95 36 16 5 3 0 0 2 6 9 2 3 2 3 1 4 2
Mar 17 TOR 75-87 35 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 0 1 4 0 5 2
Mar 15 UTA 83-97 33 8 1 2 1 0 1 3 15 2 2 0 5 0 1 2
Mar 14 @CLE 128-96 24 13 7 0 0 0 0 5 9 2 2 1 2 2 5 2
Mar 11 NYK 112-92 34 7 5 2 0 1 0 3 10 0 0 1 4 1 4 1
Mar 9 CLE 106-101 32 12 5 3 2 0 1 4 11 2 2 2 7 0 5 2
Mar 8 @IND 115-98 29 10 1 2 0 1 0 4 13 1 3 1 5 0 1 1
Mar 6 CHI 109-95 31 13 6 3 0 1 2 5 13 2 4 1 5 1 5 3
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Mar 4 @PHI 106-136 34 22 3 2 2 3 0 8 15 4 4 2 6 1 2 1
Mar 1 @NOP 109-86 25 11 5 1 1 0 1 5 12 0 2 1 3 4 1 3
Feb 28 POR 120-113 42 37 8 6 0 0 0 13 23 8 9 3 7 3 5 2
Feb 26 BOS 98-104 38 16 10 4 1 0 5 5 15 4 5 2 7 5 5 3
Feb 23 CHA 114-108 38 16 8 0 1 0 1 6 17 1 1 3 4 1 7 3
Feb 15 DAL 98-91 36 6 13 1 0 1 2 3 11 0 0 0 3 0 13 1
Feb 13 @MIL 102-89 40 26 5 3 0 0 1 10 17 2 2 4 8 0 5 2
Feb 12 @TOR 101-102 32 11 3 1 2 1 1 3 9 5 6 0 4 0 3 4
Feb 10 SAS 92-103 29 10 5 3 1 0 0 4 10 1 2 1 3 1 4 2
Feb 8 LAL 121-102 28 14 6 3 1 0 0 6 14 1 2 1 3 2 4 0
Feb 6 PHI 113-96 39 19 8 3 1 0 2 9 16 1 1 0 3 3 5 0
Feb 4 @IND 105-84 34 19 6 4 1 1 1 5 11 6 6 3 3 1 5 1
Feb 3 MIN 116-108 38 36 5 2 1 0 2 12 19 7 11 5 9 2 3 1
Feb 1 NOP 118-98 34 7 4 4 0 0 1 3 9 0 0 1 4 1 3 1
Jan 30 @BOS 113-109 35 13 5 0 0 0 1 6 16 0 0 1 7 1 4 3
Jan 28 @MIA 116-103 36 14 2 2 1 0 2 7 11 0 1 0 2 0 2 2
Jan 23 SAC 104-109 38 13 3 1 0 0 0 5 11 2 2 1 3 0 3 0
Jan 21 WAS 113-112 38 25 11 3 1 0 1 7 17 8 9 3 6 6 5 3
Jan 18 ATL 118-95 36 14 10 7 0 0 0 5 13 3 4 1 6 1 9 3
Jan 15 @LAL 97-102 43 23 9 1 0 1 1 9 18 1 2 4 8 2 7 1
Jan 13 @UTA 110-77 30 11 5 1 0 0 2 3 15 4 4 1 4 0 5 4
Jan 12 @GSW 127-107 34 21 5 3 1 0 2 9 17 2 2 1 6 1 4 1
Jan 10 @SAC 100-94 31 9 3 1 2 0 2 4 11 0 0 1 4 1 2 5
Jan 8 @POR 124-125 46 10 5 5 1 0 0 5 17 0 0 0 4 1 4 2
Jan 5 CHA 115-114 36 20 11 3 0 1 0 5 15 7 8 3 6 3 8 3
Jan 3 IND 116-121 29 14 1 4 0 1 1 6 14 0 0 2 7 1 0 3
Jan 1 @MIA 98-107 31 11 1 1 0 0 1 4 9 1 2 2 3 0 1 3
Dec 30 @ATL 105-98 Did Not Play
Dec 28 MIL 94-119 23 11 2 3 0 0 0 3 10 3 4 2 6 1 1 3
Dec 26 CLE 106-90 36 15 4 2 3 0 1 6 15 0 0 3 6 0 4 2
Dec 23 GSW 113-119 20 2 3 3 3 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 3 0 3 4
Dec 21 MEM 86-98 39 12 5 0 0 0 2 1 11 10 14 0 7 0 5 2
Dec 19 @CHI 113-82 24 6 1 1 0 0 2 2 9 2 2 0 4 1 0 1
Dec 17 IND 90-105 34 9 1 1 1 0 1 4 7 0 0 1 3 0 1 3
Dec 16 @WAS 122-108 24 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
Dec 14 @DAL 85-95 37 12 6 2 2 0 4 4 10 2 2 2 5 0 6 1
Dec 11 PHI 79-97 37 28 2 1 0 1 1 10 16 4 5 4 7 1 1 1
Dec 9 @MIN 90-117 35 15 7 1 0 0 1 6 12 0 0 3 6 0 7 2
Dec 7 @CHA 87-77 34 7 10 2 0 1 1 3 10 0 0 1 3 2 8 1
Dec 6 CHI 102-91 26 13 1 0 0 0 2 5 9 0 0 3 5 0 1 2
Dec 4 ORL 92-98 35 21 5 1 2 0 0 7 12 2 2 5 9 0 5 1
Dec 2 @ATL 85-121 29 12 4 2 0 0 1 5 12 0 0 2 3 0 4 0
Nov 30 @BOS 114-121 38 20 4 3 1 3 3 8 13 2 2 2 5 1 3 3
Nov 29 @CHA 89-112 36 18 4 0 1 0 1 8 18 0 0 2 6 0 4 3
Nov 26 @OKC 106-88 35 10 5 2 0 0 2 5 15 0 2 0 5 1 4 3
Nov 25 LAC 108-97 22 17 3 0 0 0 2 8 13 0 0 1 2 0 3 4
Nov 23 MIA 107-84 26 7 1 6 1 1 1 2 8 3 4 0 1 0 1 2
Nov 21 HOU 96-99 35 13 2 0 0 1 0 5 15 2 2 1 4 0 2 4
Nov 19 BOS 92-94 33 24 5 2 0 0 1 10 16 0 0 4 7 1 4 1
Nov 18 @CLE 104-81 31 7 3 4 1 0 0 3 11 0 0 1 4 1 2 0
Nov 16 @NYK 105-102 37 7 3 2 1 0 1 3 9 0 0 1 3 0 3 2
Nov 14 OKC 104-88 30 7 6 5 0 0 0 3 12 0 0 1 3 1 5 1
Nov 12 @DEN 95-106 34 17 1 3 2 0 0 8 15 0 0 1 6 0 1 1
Nov 11 @SAS 96-86 31 4 2 1 1 2 0 2 11 0 0 0 3 1 1 1
Nov 9 @PHO 107-100 40 16 3 2 2 0 1 5 13 5 5 1 4 0 3 3
Nov 7 @LAC 114-82 26 10 2 1 0 1 2 5 9 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Nov 5 DEN 103-86 28 15 6 0 1 0 0 5 10 4 4 1 2 3 3 4
Nov 2 @BKN 109-101 32 23 4 2 3 0 0 8 16 4 5 3 5 1 3 3
Nov 1 NYK 102-89 32 22 4 1 1 0 0 9 14 2 4 2 3 1 3 3
Oct 30 MIL 98-83 36 11 5 2 1 0 3 4 16 2 2 1 8 1 4 2
Oct 28 ORL 108-82 29 17 8 3 0 0 2 7 14 1 1 2 5 1 7 0
Oct 26 @TOR 109-91 32 17 9 3 1 0 2 7 17 1 1 2 8 4 5 2

Marcus Morris – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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Also Listed As:  #3 Center, #5 Small Forward

1.  Marcus Morris

2.  Al Horford

3.  Jayson Tatum

4.  Daniel Theis

5.  Guerschon Yabusele

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True Shooting Percentage

50.8%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Marcus Morris had a true shooting percentage of 50.8%.

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Marcus Morris NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 21 HOU 17 36.0 11.4 4.6 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 29.6 75.0 1.1 1.4 3.1 4.9 11.8 4.6 15.4 1.7 2.3
2012-13 22 HOU 54 36.0 14.5 6.8 1.5 0.8 0.5 2.3 42.8 65.3 1.7 2.0 4.9 6.1 38.1 5.3 12.5 1.5 2.3
2012-13 22 PHO 23 36.0 12.7 5.6 1.5 1.8 0.4 1.2 40.5 40.5 2.3 1.7 4.0 3.8 30.8 5.0 12.3 1.7 4.1
2012-13 22 HOU/PHO 77 36.0 14.1 6.5 1.5 1.1 0.5 2.0 42.2 56.4 1.8 1.9 4.7 5.5 36.9 5.2 12.4 1.6 2.8
2013-14 23 PHO 82 36.0 15.9 6.4 1.8 1.4 0.4 2.0 44.2 76.1 1.9 1.7 4.7 5.2 38.1 5.8 13.0 2.4 3.2
2014-15 24 PHO 81 36.0 14.9 6.8 2.3 1.1 0.3 2.0 43.4 62.8 1.3 1.3 5.5 5.5 35.8 5.8 13.4 1.2 2.0
2015-16 25 DET 80 36.0 14.3 5.1 2.5 0.8 0.3 1.4 43.4 74.9 1.8 1.1 3.9 3.8 36.2 5.2 11.9 2.6 3.4
2016-17 26 DET 79 36.0 15.5 5.1 2.2 0.7 0.4 1.7 41.8 78.4 1.2 1.1 4.1 5.0 33.1 5.9 14.1 2.0 2.6
2017-18 Projections 28 BOS 80 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Marcus Morris

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Marcus Morris NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 21 HOU 17 126 40 16 3 2 2 2 29.6 75.0 4 5 11 17 11.8 16 54 6 8
2012-13 22 HOU 54 1154 465 219 47 27 16 74 42.8 65.3 53 63 156 194 38.1 171 400 49 75
2012-13 22 PHO 23 370 131 58 15 18 4 12 40.5 40.5 24 17 41 39 30.8 51 126 17 42
2012-13 22 HOU/PHO 77 1524 596 277 62 45 20 86 42.2 56.4 77 80 197 233 36.9 222 526 66 117
2013-14 23 PHO 82 1800 796 319 88 72 18 99 44.2 76.1 95 84 235 260 38.1 288 651 121 159
2014-15 24 PHO 81 2045 845 385 133 63 16 112 43.4 62.8 73 73 312 313 35.8 331 763 71 113
2015-16 25 DET 80 2856 1131 404 201 67 23 108 43.4 74.9 140 91 313 298 36.2 410 945 203 271
2016-17 26 DET 79 2565 1105 366 160 52 25 118 41.8 78.4 87 77 289 357 33.1 421 1007 145 185
2017-18 Projections 28 BOS 80 2224 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Marcus Morris

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Marcus Morris NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2011-12 21 HOU 17 7.4 34.8 31.5 4.6 6.2 0.8 1.1
2012-13 22 HOU 54 21.4 53.7 52.0 8.8 9.9 0.9 8.6
2012-13 22 PHO 23 16.1 45.3 45.2 8.2 13.1 0.6 4.4
2012-13 22 HOU/PHO 77 19.8 51.6 50.4 8.7 10.7 0.8 7.4
2013-14 23 PHO 82 22.0 55.2 51.8 9.7 10.5 0.9 9.7
2014-15 24 PHO 81 25.2 52.0 50.7 13.1 7.2 1.8 11.0
2015-16 25 DET 80 35.7 53.1 49.1 14.3 10.0 1.4 13.5
2016-17 26 DET 79 32.5 50.8 47.7 12.0 6.5 1.8 12.6
2017-18 Projections 28 BOS 80 27.8 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Marcus Morris

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Marcus Morris: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Morris was traded to Boston on Friday in exchange for Avery Bradley, Shams Charania of The Vertical reports.

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Morris isn't expected to play in Wednesday against the Magic, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports.

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Morris will come off the bench Wednesday against the Magic, Aaron McMann of MLive.com reports.

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Morris is not expected to play much, if at all, during Sunday's game against the Grizzlies, Keith Langlois of Pistons.com reports.

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Morris scored two points (1-6 FG, 0-2 3Pt) and added one rebound and one assist across 16 minutes in a 114-109 win over the Rockets on Friday.

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Morris scored 28 points (12-18 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and added 13 rebounds and two blocks across 37 minutes during Thursday's 90-89 win over the Nets.

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Morris recorded 20 points (6-13 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 4-5 FT), two assists and one rebound across 33 minutes of action in Monday's 109-95 loss to the Knicks.

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Morris posted three points (1-13 FG, 1-4 FT) and five rebounds over 35 minutes in Friday's 87-75 loss to the Raptors.

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Morris finished with 10 points (4-13 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 1-3 FT), two assists, one rebound and one blocked shot in Wednesday's 115-98 loss against the Pacers.

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Morris scored 22 points (8-15 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT) while adding three rebounds, three blocks, two assists and two steals in 34 minutes during Saturday's 136-106 win over the 76ers.

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Morris scored 37 points (13-23 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 8-9 FT) while adding eight rebounds and six assists in 42 minutes during Tuesday's 120-113 overtime win over the Trail Blazers.

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Morris tallied 26 points (10-17 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds and three assists across 40 minutes during a 102-89 loss to the Bucks on Monday.

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2017-18

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2016-17

Though he expressed frustration last summer when he was traded away from the Suns (and brother Markieff) after he had agreed to a contract extension with Phoenix less than a year earlier, Morris quickly put any dissatisfaction of landing with the Pistons aside and embraced a full-time starting role for the first time in his career. Along with starting all 80 games in which he played, Morris benefited greatly from the Pistons' lack of depth on the wing, as coach Stan Van Gundy handed him 35.7 minutes per game, good for 10th-most in the NBA and a jump of 10 minutes per game from what he received in 2014-15. Morris used the uptick in playing time to post several career highs, with the 27-year-old averaging 14.1 points (on 43.4% shooting), 5.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.4 three-pointers and 0.8 steals per game. Morris is at his best as a mid-range shooter, but his improved proficiency from long range over the last two seasons (36%) has helped upgrade his fantasy outlook. Van Gundy indicated he planned on finding more run for his wing reserves in 2016-17, but Morris seems like a safe bet to continue receiving 30-plus minutes per night. His ability to move between both forward spots and chip in across a few different categories makes him quality roster filler in most fantasy leagues.

2015-16

Marcus and his twin Markieff Morris signed joint four-year extensions with the Suns last season, expecting to play together for the long haul, but in the Suns' attempt to sign LaMarcus Aldridge this summer, they sent Marcus to the Pistons in what was essentially just a salsry dump to clear cap space. The Pistons, on the other hand, were thrilled to receive Marcus Morris in a trade that allowed them to simply absorb his contract into their cap space. Marcus is the projected starter at small forward, but after rookie Stanley Johnson went buckwild at the Orland Summer League, Morris might get pushed to the bench. It's also possible that even more lineup shuffling could happen, and the Pistons could decide to start Morris and Johnson at the forward spots by pushing presumed starting power forward Ersan Ilyasova to a bench role. Through 81 games with the Suns last season, Morris averaged 10.4 points, 1.4 three-pointers, 4.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.2 blocks in 25 minutes per game while shooting 43 percent from the field, 36 percent from three, and 63 percent from the line. He doesn't take many shots from the line, which is probably why he's so erratic there despite being a capable three-point shooter. Morris was a much better shooter off the bench last season (39% 3Pt), playing against other second-string players, than he was in 35 games as a starter (32% 3Pt), and he's been a streaky player throughout his career, so don't be surprised if he gets slotted into a bench role this season and ends up playing a 3-and-D role behind Johnson and Ilysaova at the two forward spots. Morris is intriguing this season, but most players are what they are, and he has been a bench player for the majority of his career, so it's kind of hard to see him growing into much more than that unless he becomes more consistent this season.

2014-15

One half of the Morris duo enters his fourth season in the NBA and second full season in Phoenix. In 2013-14, Morris averaged 9.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 0.9 steals in 22 minutes per game. He shot 44 percent from the field on 7.9 attempts, 38 percent from three on 3.2 attempts, and 76 percent from the free-throw line on 1.9 attempts per game. While not a major fantasy factor, Morris certainly carved out a nice role with the Suns last season and contributed to the team's success in the difficult Western Conference. On the fantasy side of things, he doesn't offer much value outside of his ability to hit three-pointers as a power forward. Given Channing Frye's departure, Morris will have a chance to fill his stretch-four role, though he has competition from his brother Markieff Morris and Anthony Tolliver, and Marcus is a bit undersized for the task. As is, Morris is only a faint blip on the fantasy radar in most formats.

2013-14

Life in Phoenix did not treat Morris kindly. Coming over in a mid-February trade from Houston, he was not granted consistent playing time. When he was on the floor, the former Jayhawk shot the ball poorly. He averaged 7.7 points in 20 minutes last year and made 56 percent from the stripe. Morris must outperform his brother from long range to find minutes.

2012-13

Last year's first-rounder, Morris didn't make a significant impact, as Parsons beat him out for minutes at the three, and Morris probably doesn't project as a regular four. This year, Morris will have to hold off Royce White and Terrence Jones even to secure a backup role.

2011-12

The 14th overall pick in this year's draft, Morris is a capable scorer with a fluid jump shot who could contribute at the NBA level out of the gate - at least on the offensive end. Morris needs to add more strength and improve his defense to get consistent minutes, however. For now, we'd expect Chase Budinger to see most of the team's minutes at the three, but Budinger's hardly an established player, so the door is open for Morris to get more run.