I feel like Markieff Morris could be a perfect fit for the Rockets moving forward. The team needs another capable power forward and Morris could be just that. At the very least, this could be a low-risk, high-reward move for Houston.
While his 3-point percentage isn’t as high this year as the Rockets would like (33.3%), he still shot over 36% from downtown in the past two seasons combined. A little added motivation being on a team looking to contend for a championship should help his cause a bit.
Being 6’10, the Rockets would also have the ability to have Morris play a small ball center and stretch the floor even more. The ability to play both power forward and center for the Rockets is a rarity, and Morris is someone that can do that.
There are some concerns with Morris, though, despite the positives. He makes quite a few mistakes at times and can really hurt a team in that way. He also isn’t the world’s greatest defender, something the Rockets need. I think for the minimum, though, he would be worth the risk due to his versatility.
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