The New York Knicks haven’t had many bright spots this season. However, for the first part of the year, the Knicks did have one player who was exceeding expectations. Marcus Morris Sr., the newly acquired free agent, was the Knicks’ leading scorer until he was traded at the deadline to the Clippers for their 2020 first-round pick.
Although many Knick fans had grown fond of Morris for his scoring and his throwback no-nonsense attitude, the decision was ultimately the right one. Morris had only signed a 1-year deal with the Knicks, and in a season with no playoff expectations, getting an asset in return for Morris made sense.