Marcus Morris Brother, Girlfriend, Salary, Age, NBA Career

An American basketball player, Marcus Morris has become famous with the Boston Celtics with which he plays professionally in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Since making his NBA Draft in 2011 with the Houston Rockets, he has had a rather interesting career with different teams including the Phoenix Suns and the Detroit Pistons. Here are things you may want to know about the star player.

Marcus Morris Biography, Age

The baller was born Marcus David Morris on September 2, 1989, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was here that he was raised alongside 4 brothers by their single mother, Thomasine “Angel” Morris.

Although he would come to be great in the game of basketball, what he had wanted as a child was to be a football player. It was, however, Dan Brinkley who would go on to become his agent that convinced him to give the game of basket a try. Why Brinkley decided to convince him to play basketball was because he was his coach while in high school.

For his education, Marcus Morris attended the Prep Charter High School just like his brother, and from there, he went to the University of Kansas. While he was in college, he was named Men’s Basketball Player of the Year in 2011 by the Big 12 Conference as well as a second-team All-American in the same year.

NBA Career

Marcus began his professional career when he was picked by the Houston Rockets in the 2011 NBA draft. He remained with the team until 2013 when he moved to the Phoenix Suns where he met and played alongside his brother.

It was there that he recorded his first double-double with career-highs of 34 points and 12 rebounds. He achieved this in 2015 before leaving for the Detroit Pistons where he remained until 2017. He made a career-high 36 points with the club in a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves and then another 37 points in the game against the Portland Trail Blazers both in 2017.

His next move was to Boston Celtics where thus far, he is having a great run, recording at least 20 points in 4 straight games.

Family, Brother, and Girlfriend

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Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris (Image Source)

As noted earlier, Marcus Morris has 4 brothers, Donte, Blake, David, as well as his twin, Markieff Morris. Just as he is a basketball star, so also is his brother Markieff who also plays in the NBA for the Washington Wizards. Before moving there in 2016, he played for the Phoenix Suns from 2011 to 2016. It was there that he got to play with his brother from 2013 to 2015. It was during this time that they became the first set of twins to ever start in an NBA game for the same team.

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What has come to be known about the two brothers is that they have a certain kind of bond that is not known to be shared by many other twins. What makes it even more interesting is that they are identical and back when they were playing AAU basketball, Markieff was able to swap shirts with his brother who was injured to play as him.

Unlike a lot of other basketball stars, Marcus Morris has no known girlfriend and thus far, there is no public knowledge of him ever dating anyone in the past. His brother Markieff Morris, on the other hand, has been in a relationship and is in fact, married to Thereza Morris, with whom he has a daughter.

Salary and Net Worth

Back in 2014 when he was with the Phoenix Suns, the Morris Twins as Marcus and his brother are referred to, got a contract that was worth $52 million for 4 seasons. At the time, while Marcus was receiving $5 million each year, his brother got $8 million each year.

He was traded to the Boston Celtics in 2017 and that would see him still receiving $5 million in 2018 and slightly more than that in the 2018-2019 season.

With his overall net worth, while it has not been fully reviewed, he is speculated to be to worth an estimated amount which is between $6 million to $15 million. While it may be more, unless it is fully reviewed, it still is not truly known. He has come to make his money from the game that he loves and plays as well as some endorsement deals that he has signed in the past. Among these are one AND 1 which he signed with his brother.

Height

Built to thrive as a basketballer, Marcus Morris has the right height and general body structure for the game. He has a height of ‎6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) and a body weight of ‎235 lb (107 kg).

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