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Monte Morris
Monte Morris
Position: G
Born: 06/27/95
Height: 6-2 / 1.88
Weight:175 lbs. / 79.4 kg.
Salary: $9,125,000

Monte Morris on the block?

With Denver having acquired the No. 30 pick, league sources expect the Nuggets will target a point guard such as Gonzaga ball-handler Andrew Nembhard. Denver has engaged various teams in trade conversations regarding Monte Morris, the sturdy reserve point guard who filled in as its starter with Jamal Murray sidelined for the season. Some rival executives were prepared for Morris to be replaced by Serbian point guard Vasilije Micic, whose rights are held by OKC, as part of the Green trade. Micic, 28, led Turkish club Anadolu Efes to the 2020-21 EuroLeague title while winning the EuroLeague MVP and has garnered trade interest from several playoff teams, such as Milwaukee and Chicago, sources said.
After being dominated so thoroughly in the first two games that they left San Francisco simply trying to keep things together, the Nuggets avoided being swept for the second straight postseason and now return to the Bay Area for a Game 5 with confidence that they can extend the series even more if they play the way they did in Denver. “There is no pressure on us,” said point guard Monte Morris, who hit five 3’s in the third quarter and scored 24 points. “I think Game 3 and 4 has been our best basketball, how physical we want to be, we displayed that.