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SportMarcus Morris considering reneging on deal with Spurs in favor of Knicks

00:26  10 july  2019
00:26  10 july  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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NBA free agency rumors: Spurs acquire Marcus Morris , DeMarre Carroll to boost roster. Free agent forward Marcus Morris has agreed to a two-year, M deal with the San Antonio Spurs , with a second-year player option, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

Free agent forward Marcus Morris will sign a two-year, MM deal with the Spurs which includes a second-year player option. It appeared the Spurs wouldn’t have the flexibility to sign a player like Morris after seemingly committing most of their mid-level exception to DeMarre Carroll.

Marcus Morris considering reneging on deal with Spurs in favor of Knicks© Provided by Oath Inc. Marcus Morris is reconsidering signing a deal with the San Antonio Spurs. (AP)

LAS VEGAS — Free-agent forward Marcus Morris is considering reneging on his agreement with the San Antonio Spurs to take a deal with the New York Knicks, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Morris, who played with the Boston Celtics last season, agreed to terms with the Spurs on a two-year, $20 million pact with a player option on the second year.

The Spurs traded traded forward Davis Bertans to the Washington Wizards to open up the midlevel exception for Morris.

But the Knicks now have a one-year, roughly $15 million offer on the table for Morris, sources said.

Report: Marcus Morris to sign $15M deal with Knicks after pulling out of agreement with Spurs

Report: Marcus Morris to sign $15M deal with Knicks after pulling out of agreement with Spurs Report: Marcus Morris to sign $15M deal with Knicks after pulling out of agreement with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to sign Marcus Morris to a two-year, million deal . Morris will have a player option in Year 2 of the deal . Morris spent the past two seasons with the Boston Celtics.

Free agent forward Marcus Morris has agreed to a two-year, million deal with the San Antonio Spurs , The Athletic's Shams Charania Bertans will be absorbed into an exception, making it possible for the Spurs to complete a deal for DeMarre Carroll. Morris was linked to the Mavericks and Lakers

But there is optimism Morris and the Spurs will finalize their contract, sources said.

Word began circulating at Summer League of Morris’ hesitancy when he didn’t show up to take his physical a few days ago.

Morris averaged 13.9 points and 6.1 rebounds last season for the Celtics.

The Knicks are also reworking the two-year, $21 million agreement with guard Reggie Bullock due to a physical red flag, sources said.

The Spurs have started reaching out to other free-agents wings in case Morris decides to join the Knicks, sources said.

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Marcus Morris explains decision to pull out of agreement with Spurs, sign with Knicks.
“I was under the impression that I didn’t have anything left," Morris said. "I thought at the time that the Spurs deal was all that I had."

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