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Wizards get Markieff Morris from Suns at deadline

Wizards get Markieff Morris from Suns at deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after scuffling with a teammate, forward Markieff Morris was traded Thursday by the free-falling Phoenix Suns to the Washington Wizards, a team hoping to boost its chances of making the playoffs.

Phoenix received a first-round draft pick and forwards Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair in exchange for the 6-foot-10, 245-pound Morris, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deadline trade had not been announced.

Speaking to reporters while riding a hoverboard on his way out of the Suns' arena Thursday, Morris expressed his thanks to that team and said: "I'm just...

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