Effective in pick-and-roll/pick-and-pop situations
Taking defenders off the bounce
Needs to become more efficient as a back-to-the-basket scorer
Free throw shooting
Creating his own shot
Comfort level handling ball on perimeter when not immediately shooting the ball
Summary: Markieff Morris has always been a physical presence inside, but his developing perimeter jump shot has really helped his stock this season. His natural fit is at power forward but he could also play the center position at the next level if needed. He is in the 2011 NBA Draft for good and should be taken in the middle of the first round.
Player Comparison: Antonio McDyess. Think McDyess post-injury; an effective big man who can knock down jump shots but also be a factor inside with his physicality. Morris will fit a similar role as he will never be a star in the league but should become a steady contributor due to his size and skill level.
Rockies and Diamondbacks fail yesterday, at least the Astros and Nats came through. For today: Closing two pars with Red Sox-178 in one and Nats -+169 in the other. In another ongoing par going in the second tier spot of a four team par will be the Astros -205. Start up par with the Dodgers -163, (Kershaw), two open. Still thinking about the Yankees in a start up. GLTA today.