Markieff Morris will wear No. 88 with Lakers
Veteran small forward Markieff Morris will wear No. 88 with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Morris was one of the players who changed his number in honor of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Morris used to wear No. 8, which is retired by the Lakers:
— Ryan Ward (@RyanWardLA) February 25, 2020
Morris appeared in 44 games for the Detroit Pistons this season. He averaged 11.0 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists while shooting 45.0 percent from the field, 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.2 percent from the free-throw line.
In 2018-19, Morris averaged 9.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists while shooting 42.1 percent from the floor, 33.5 percent from the 3-point line and 77.2 percent from the free-throw line. Markieff has career NBA averages of 11.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 623 NBA games.
The Lakers have the best record in the Western Conference at 43-12.
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