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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:

  1. He’s 6’9…wow, that’s tall!
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Marcus was born 7 minutes after Markieff and was drafted in the NBA only 5 minutes after his twin brother.
  5. The Morris twins played together at Kansas for three years.