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SportKnicks free agency rumors: New York thinks it will ‘likely’ land Marcus Morris

01:05  12 july  2019
01:05  12 july  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Reporting with @MarcJSpearsESPN: Free agent Marcus Morris -- who committed to a The Knicks are expected to have more cap space than originally anticipated because they're Yahoo Sources: New York Knicks have a one-year, roughly million offer on the table for Marcus Morris who is

Celtics free agent Marcus Morris will have strong interest as a second-tier free agent , with teams such as the Knicks , Kings, Lakers, Clippers and Bulls expected to Plus, Morris ’ toughness and demeanor would likely play well with the Madison Square Garden crowd in New York just as it has in Boston.

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The Knicks think they’ll be adding one more player to their roster.

New York believes that “obtaining Marcus Morris as a free agent” is a likely scenario, according to a report from SNY, which cites unidentified league sources.

Morris originally committed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Spurs earlier this month. But, he’s reportedly reconsidering signing that contract and may land with New York instead.

Morris averaged 13.9 points and 6.1 rebounds while shooting 37.5% from 3-point range for the Celtics last season. The Knicks have offered him a one-year deal, worth around $15 million, according to Yahoo Sports.

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Reporting with @MarcJSpearsESPN: Free agent Marcus Morris -- who committed to a The Knicks are expected to have more cap space than originally anticipated because they're Yahoo Sources: New York Knicks have a one-year, roughly million offer on the table for Marcus Morris who is

Celtics free agent Marcus Morris will have strong interest as a second-tier free agent , with teams such as the Knicks , Kings, Lakers, Clippers and Bulls Obviously, the idea of Morris landing with the Lakers is intriguing, but it all comes down to the cost and what it would mean for the team’s overall

The Knicks are expected to have more cap space than originally anticipated because they’re in the process of reworking the two-year, $21 million contract they agreed to with wing Reggie Bullock, whose “fitness to play a full season in 2019-20” is in question, according to an earlier report from ESPN.

New York is still optimistic it will sign Bullock, according to SNY.

The Knicks were reportedly targeting Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant this summer, but both stars ended up signing with their cross-town rivals, the Nets.

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New York then went on to ink Wayne Ellington, Elfrid Payton, Julius Randle, Bobby Portis and Taj Gibson to contracts.

“Our plan wasn’t to create $70 million in room to go after free agents this summer,” Knicks president Steve Mills told the Undefeated last month. “Our plan was to organically build this team through teamwork, drafting well, getting high-character guys that want to compete. The (salary cap) space was a byproduct of that."

The Knicks also selected former Duke star RJ Barrett with the No. 3 pick in the 2019 draft.

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