Markieff Morris is no longer a member of the Phoenix Suns. The Suns traded the fifth-year forward to the Washington Wizards in exchange for veterans DeJuan Blair and Kris Humphries and a protected 2016 first-round draft pick.
Morris has been a source of frustration for the organization and its fan base since last season. Needless to say, many fans are happy that the deal to ship the former Kansas star out of town went down.
Here’s a sampling of the reaction:
Not sure if the Wizards will be happy with their trade for Markieff Morris. Great player, major head case.
— Daryl Deliberately (@DarylONT) February 18, 2016
— Branden Marotta (@brmarotta_) February 18, 2016
Markieff Morris has a 7 minute technical foul compilation video on YouTube.
— Ben M (@BenMehicNBA) February 18, 2016
— Robert Hahn (@robisu) February 18, 2016
@Bickley_Marotta Greatest NBA trade deadline ever!
— Eric Rawlins (@E_Rawl) February 18, 2016
— Vanderplas (@Vanislegend4L) February 18, 2016
@Bickley_Marotta Dont have to worry about Kief any more! Ding dong the witch is dead!
— Jeremiah Scott (@iareawesomeness) February 18, 2016
The suns are happier than a pig in mud that they finally got rid of Markieff Morris
— Alexander Goodwin (@real_g_win) February 18, 2016
Live look at Markieff Morris leaving the Suns after getting traded. pic.twitter.com/GgdHkElkrz
— Renato Mazariegos (@RPMSports18) February 18, 2016
Suns basically traded Markieff Morris for a 1st Round pick and two full trash bags
— Shawn Leonard (@PBS_Impulse9) February 18, 2016
— SportsCast (@SportsCast_THN) February 18, 2016
Morris and Papelbon should hang out.https://t.co/2mqyC9EUVH
— Wookiee Of The Year (@WookieeOTY) February 18, 2016
— Kurt Feil (@kjfeil) February 18, 2016
@Bickley_Marotta I’m soo happy, now time to bring in a veteran basketball mind to help build this back
— tanner spurlock (@epictanner) February 18, 2016
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