Report: Marcus Morris reconsidering Spurs agreement, has one-year, $15 million offer from Knicks
Veteran small forward Marcus Morris is re-considering his agreement with the San Antonio Spurs and considering a free agent deal with the New York Knicks instead, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc J. Spears of ESPN.
Morris committed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Spurs. The swingman is now reportedly looking to sign a deal with the Knicks, who have more cap space after reworking their deal with shooting guard Reggie Bullock.
Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports is reporting Morris has a one-year, $15 million offer from the Knicks.
Reporting with @MarcJSpearsESPN: Free agent Marcus Morris — who committed to a two-year, $20M Spurs deal w/ player option — is re-considering agreement. Morris is now considering a free agent deal with Knicks, who'll have additional cap space with reworking of Bullock deal.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 9, 2019
This is definitely a money move by Marcus Morris. The Spurs are way better than the Knicks. It looks like Morris is looking to make the most money he can. He’s represented by Rich Paul of Klutch Sports.
This past season with the Boston Celtics, Morris averaged 13.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 44.7 percent from the field, 37.5 percent from beyond the arc, and 84.4 percent from the free-throw line. After missing out on Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the Knicks signed Julius Randle, Bobby Portis, Taj Gibson, Elfrid Payton, Wayne Ellington, and Reggie Bullock.