Marcus Morris is a famous professional Basketball player of the National Basketball Association for the Los Angeles Clippers. Marcus Morris is popular for playing for the Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics, and New York Knicks and won many achievements. In his early career, he played basketball for his college in Kansas after this Marcus is selected in the 2011 NBA draft by the Houston Rockets basketball team. Check all the details below about Marcus Morris (Basketballer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Parents, Net Worth, Salary, Biography & More.
Marcus Morris Wiki/Biography
Marcus Morris was born on 2nd September 1989 (Age: 33 years; As of 2022) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Her full real name is Marcus Thomas Morris Sr. and his profession is basketball player. His nicknames are Mook and Flask Dad. His zodiac sign is Virgo and his ethnicity is Black. His nationality is American and follows Christianity (religion). His jersey number 22 was retired by Kansas Jayhawks. His playing position is Power forward and played for the NBA league.
Marcus Morris Educational Qualification
He completed his schooling at the Prep Charter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and APEX Academy in Pennsauken, New Jersey. After completing schooling, he attended the University of Kansas and completed his graduation in American studies in 2011. Also, he was played for the college basketball team Kansas Jayhawks and named the 2010-11 Big 12 Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.
Marcus Morris Physical Stats
Height: 6′ 9″ inches
Weight: 99 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Marcus Morris Family & Parents
Marcus was born into a middle-class family to American parents. His father’s name is Morris and his mother’s name is Thomasine “Angel” Morris. He grew up with his four siblings Donte, Blake, David, and Markieff (who also plays in the NBA) in his hometown.
Marcus and his brother Markieff is identical twin brother. His family is very supportive mostly the mother for his profession as a National Basketball player. He and his brother Markieff enter in 2011 NBA draft in the same year and for the same team Houston Rockets.
Marcus Morris Wife, Girlfriend & Relationships
Marcus Morris is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Amber Soulds and gave birth to a son named Marcus Jr. (born on 20th July 2018). His girlfriend Amber works as the executive director of FOE – Family Over Everything Foundation.
According to many sources, Amber is Marcus Morris’s wife but the couple hasn’t confirmed that they are actually married. So, Marcus’ marital status is unmarried but the relationship status is committed.
Marcus Morris Career (Basketball)
He started his basketball career when he was in college and played for the college basketball team at the University of Kansas. Marcus won many achievements in college for his basketball playing skills like the Big 12 Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.
After completing his college studies, he started his professional career to join Houston Rockets in the NBA 2011 draft. He played two years for Houston Rockets (2011-2013) and played very well. In 2013, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns and join with his brother Markieff.
He played for two years for Phoenix Suns (2013-2015). In 2015, Marcus was traded to Detroit Pistons for two years (2015-2017) and won many matches. In 2017, he was traded to the Boston Celtics team in exchange for Avery Bradley and won over the Toronto Raptors on 31st March 2018.
In 2019, he was traded to New York Knicks for one year (2019-2020) and scored the high points of his career. In 2020, Marcus was traded to Los Angeles Clippers and won many achievements. In 2020, he was ejected during game 6 and committed a flagrant foul, and was fined $35,000 dollars but never suspended from the game.
On 25th November 2020, Marcus signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers for four years for a $64 million dollars contract.
Marcus Morris Awards and Achievements
- Consensus second-team All-American in 2011.
- Big 12 Player of the Year in 2011.
- First-team All-Big 12 in 2011.
- Big 12 All-Rookie Team in 2009.
- The no. 22 jersey was retired by Kansas Jayhawks.
Marcus Morris’s Net Worth & Income
Marcus Morris’s net worth is estimated at about $18 million dollars. He is a very strong basketball player with his efforts and dedication, he earned a massive salary in NBA. Marcus Morris’s salary is $1.33 million dollars per month as per the contract between him for 4 years to play for Los Angeles Clippers team.
Also, Morris earned $15,624,907 dollars during his NBA career with several teams. Although, he is the 85th most-paid player and the 34th highest-paid forward player in the NBA league. He is living joyfully with his family, partner, and son.
Marcus Morris Social Handles
Marcus Morris Amazing Facts
- In his college, he achieved many achievements named a 2nd team All-American for his play (2010-11), 3rd team All-America by Fox Sports, and Top 10th member of the John R. Wooden Award Men’s All-American team.
- He is 7 minutes younger than his twin brother Markieff.
- In 2011, Marcus and his brother signed a deal with a sports agent from LA and they would enter the National Basketball Association 2011 draft.
- Marcus is a fan of his hometown team Philadelphia Eagles.
- After his son’s birth, he changed his jersey from Morris to Morris Sr.
- Morris is rated as a 4-star by Rivals.
- In 2008, he was listed as the 10th number power forward and the 29th player in the nation.
- Morris’s brother creates NBA history that the twin brothers were on the same basketball court for the same team at the same time.
- In 2012, Kansas state filed battery charges against him and also for punching an employee Julius K. Harris of the Cave (a bar and nightclub in Kansas). Both diversion agreements for battery charge paying $300 dollars diversion fee, $60 dollars court fees, and not coming in contact with the victim for one year.
- In 2015, he was also involved in an assault case of 36-year-old Eric hood outside the Nina Mason Pulliam Recreation Center in Arizona.
What is the height of Marcus Morris?
The Height of Marcus Morris is 6 Feet 9 inches.
How old is Marcus Morris Sr?
Marcus Morris Sr is 33 years old (As of 2022).
Does Marcus Morris Sr have a son?
Yes, Marcus Morris Sr has a son named Marcus Thomas Morris Jr.
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