The Boston Celtics 2017-18 lineup is stacked! One of those elite players is power forward and Philly native, Marcus Morris.
Get to know more about the incredibly talented (and tall) athlete with 5 Fun Facts About Marcus Morris:
- He’s 6’9…wow, that’s tall!
- Marcus loved reading as a child and because of it, his grandma called him “Mook Book.” His nickname was eventually shortened to “Mook” which has stuck with him since.
- In 2013, Marcus and his twin brother, and fellow NBA Star, Markieff, were in the same starting lineup for the Phoenix Suns – making it the first time in NBA history that twins were in the same starting lineup together.
- Marcus was born 7 minutes after Markieff and was drafted in the NBA only 5 minutes after his twin brother.
- The Morris twins played together at Kansas for three years.