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NBA Rumors: Rockets eyeing free agent Markieff Morris

NBA Rumors: Rockets eyeing free agent Markieff Morris
Published On: Mon, Feb 11
Mar 27, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris (11) and center Alex Len (21) and forward P.J. Tucker (17) and forward Marcus Morris (15) and head coach Jeff Hornacek and guard Eric Bledsoe (2) look on during the final moments of the second half against the Portland Trail Blazers at US Airways Center. The Trail Blazers won the game 87-81. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

TheA Houston RocketsA could be putting a close eye on free agentA Markieff Morrisand his health situation, as a potential candidate to join the team, according toA Kelly Iko of The Athletic.

Morris, who is dealing with a neck injury, recently sought out a second opinion for it and now expects to be back right after the All-Star Game, according toA Candace Buckner of The Washington Post.

His injury has now sidelined him for over six weeks, and put an asterisk by his name in the free agent pool, as teams are looking for players that can help right away,

If healthy, the versatile power forward could prove to be Mike Da€™Antonia€™s dream, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound stretch-four (but dona€™t call him that,A hea€™s not a fan) a€” one that could help the Rockets snipe from long-range, while giving them a strong defender with an edge.

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