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Ben Maller of Fox Sports reported Tuesday that Marcus Morris and those around him are “incensed” that Paul had him turn down a lucrative free-agent offer from the Clippers and that it was a result of the “underhanded work of LeBron James’ henchmen.”
In response, Markieff had a good laugh and dismissed the rumor completely:
Keef Morris @Keefmorris
😂😂😂 Richie P told Mook to do what? These stories be crazy! Rich would never tell mook not to go to La because of LeBron!! 😂😂😂 stories be crazy..
Marcus Morris reneged on a two-year, $20 million agreement with the San Antonio Spurs to sign a one-year, $15 million deal with the New York Knicks. Afterward, Morris parted ways with Paul and Klutch Sports Group.
Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reported that Morris and his representation turned down a three-year, $41 million offer from the Los Angeles Clippers before settling for a one-year pact with New York.
That offer was later taken off the table when the Clippers acquired