The Suns are reportedly receiving a protected first round pick for Morris. This from Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports.
The Suns get a protected first round pick from Washington for Markieff Morris.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) February 18, 2016
The Wizards send DeJuan Blair, Kris Humphries and future first-round pick to the Suns for Markieff Morris, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 18, 2016
**UPDATE** 12:01 PM PST
Paul Coro of the AZCentral.com posted this on Twitter minutes before Morris was traded.
Markieff Morris talked last night about wanting to stay with the Suns and how he turns into Hulk when he's mad. https://t.co/WVAFQun2qL— Paul Coro (@paulcoro) February 18, 2016
According to Coro, Morris stated that "he hopes to stay with the Suns.." and "Happy where I am now and we’ll see what happens," before ultimately being traded this afternoon.
Morris is averaging 11.6 PPG and 5.2 RPG in 24.8 MPG over 37 games this season for the Suns.