Today, one of the the Morris twins are on a flight to Washington. The player on the move is Markieff Morris. The Suns and Morris ended their saga. Morris will be heading to the Wizards and the Suns will receive some inside help. The help that they acquired today are Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair, plus a protected 2016 first round pick. The deal was reported by Shams Charania (Morris part), David Aldridge (first round pick), and Marc J. Spears (details on year of pick).
First off, Morris has lots of talent to be a good player in this league, but needs to get over his problems and grow up. Now on the other hand, Morris has a cheap contract making $8 mil a year for the next three seasons.
In addition, Morris is only 26 and has played in 37 games this season while starting only 24 of them. He averages 11.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game. That is some solid numbers that could help contribute to the Wizards remaining in the playoff seeds and eventually moving up the seeds. Also, the Jayhawk product is shooting a career low from the field (.397) and behind the three point line (.289).
Finally, the Suns are out of it, but adding some veteran big men could help the team finish the season on a strong point. Humphries can post up or stretch the floor. Humphries averages 6.4 points, 4.1 rebounds per game with shooting a surprising .343% from downtown. Blair has not played many minutes this season despite playing in 29 games, but will not represent the Suns due to the fact that he is getting waived.