Age: 29 Height: 6-10 Weight: 245 lbs School: Kansas
The Oklahoma City Thunder signed free-agent forward Markieff Morris on Wednesday. The 29-year-old Morris was traded from Washington to New Orleans two weeks ago in a deadline deal, then waived by the Pelicans. He has been cleared to play after being sidelined since December because of a neck injury.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed free agent forward Markieff Morris, it was announced Wednesday by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal acted as a recruiter during the NBA All-Star weekend. The Wizards – who entered the break with a 24-34 record – traded Otto Porter Jr and Markieff Morris before the trade deadline. Washington trail the Detroit Pistons by three-and-a-half games for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Forward Markieff Morris has agreed to a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN. The Athletic first reported the agreement.
The courtship of NBA free agent Markieff Morris ended Thursday with the Oklahoma City Thunder reaching an agreement with the power forward, according to The Athletic. Morris, who averaged 11.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game for the Washington Wizards this season, was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans on Feb. 7, along with cash and a 2023 second-round draft pick for forward Wesley Johnson. The Pelicans then waived Morris.