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Markieff Morris Injury: Updates on Wizards Forward's Calf and Return

Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris (5) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 12, 2016, in Denver. The Nuggets won 116-100. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Adam WellsFeatured ColumnistMarch 27, 2016

As the Washington Wizards fight for their playoff lives, forward Markieff Morris suffered a calf injury on Sunday night. However, he's ready to make his return.

Continue for updates. 

Morris Active vs. Warriors

Tuesday, March 29

GSWStats announced Morris would be starting Tuesday against Golden State.

Morris a Reliable Post Presence for Wizards 

Morris has been a solid role player both for the Wizards and Phoenix Suns this season. The 26-year-old is averaging 11 points per game with the Wizards, and they have used him primarily as a starter since the beginning of March. 

Since the Wizards acquired him at the trade deadline, Morris has been able to stay healthy. His only notable injury scare involved leg cramps during a March 26 game against Minnesota that limited him to less than 10 minutes of playing time. 

During his time with the Suns to start the year, Morris did have some knee and shoulder ailments that kept him out of the lineup. 

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