Marcus Morris getting in Tristan Thompson’s face lights up the internet
Marcus Morris was a notorious feather-ruffler during his three years with the Phoenix Suns and if you’ve followed his antics so far in the Eastern Conference Finals, not much has changed.
After proclaiming he was the best player to guard LeBron James before Game 1 of the Boston Celtics’ series with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Morris got into it with Cavs center Tristan Thompson in Game 2 by screaming in his face.
— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) May 16, 2018
The incident sparked a wave of memes from the world wide web, many of which included hot takes on socialite Khloe Kardashian, the mother of Thompson’s second daughter.
— oɔnqɐᴚ ɥsoſ (@joshrabuco) May 16, 2018
— Bryan Kalbrosky (@BryanKalbrosky) May 16, 2018
Screaming on Tristan like a Kardashian! pic.twitter.com/zGKyjWBEFj
— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) May 16, 2018
Faithful black man Marcus Morris expressing his displeasure with Tristan Thompson’s cheating ways pic.twitter.com/JogySRhKZD
— Money (@MasterChefMoney) May 16, 2018
Another one referenced the recent Yanny-Laurel debate:
IT’S NOT YANNY. IT’S LAUREL! pic.twitter.com/O64xYHtzam
— SB Nation (@SBNation) May 16, 2018
While some might see the move by Morris as disrespectful, it is always fun to embalm a controversial event with a glorious meme. Some got out of hand.
“IT’S MARCUS, NOT MARKIEFF!” https://t.co/Cdha1X2moi
— Polo Bustamante (@polo_bustamante) May 16, 2018
— Ray (@Mr_Pajas) May 16, 2018
Here’s how I’d meme this. Marcus Morris is my depression, Tristan Thompson is me pic.twitter.com/i9XS5R9TuU
— nuanced opinion guy (@charles_kinbote) May 16, 2018
Marcus Morris was in Tristan Thompson face like..😂😂 pic.twitter.com/IEFRl7fZFa
— Pig Haynes..💕 (@DumbWayz) May 16, 2018
Tristian Thompson is my alarm going off and I’m Marcus Morris this morning. pic.twitter.com/3FVkwdbr0I
— Sean Kincade (@TheNotoriousSRK) May 16, 2018
Morris is averaging 12.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Celtics this postseason, giving something Suns fans to scream about. During Morris’ best season with the Suns he averaged 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds per game.
Morris and the Celtics lead the Cavs 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals with the series headed to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4.