Age: 29 Height: 6-10 Weight: 245 lbs School: Kansas
Markieff Morris leads waiver wire pickups in Week 8 of Fantasy Basketball.
Four games back the Washington Wizards didn't just make a lineup change. Otto Porter moved to the "four" as Kelly Oubre Jr. replaced Markieff Morris with the starters and center Thomas Bryant went from sitting to starting. See, many will use the catchall "small-ball" to describe the different look rolled out by Scott Brooks starting with the Nov. 20 meeting against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Washington Wizards are a disaster. Let me explain… No, there is too much. Let me sum up: They are 7-12 to start the season, their effort most nights is uninspired at best, their three max players — John Wall, Bradley Beal, Otto Porter — have no on-court chemistry and don’t really like each other, the team blew up at practice with everyone yelling at each other, and adding Dwight Howard to that mix this summer turned out not to solve the problem. Finally, GM Ernie Grunfeld — who last offseason got a contract extension, don’t forget — has decided he needs to break up the core and is listening to trades.
John Wall is about to become a first-time father "any day now," and the Washington point guard shared some details and expectations with NBC Sports Washington's Chris Miller and Phil Chenier on Monday afternoon before the Wizards host the Houston Rockets. "I'm just chilling, waiting for the day to come," Wall said at Capital One Arena.
Despite their valiant comeback win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, the Washington Wizards are in dire straits as a franchise, and Markieff Morris even said as much. Franchise leader John Wall has reportedly been fined for hurling expletives at coach Scott Brooks, and Wizards practices have