June 6, 2011STEINMETZ ARCHIVEWARRIORS PAGE WARRIORS VIDEOMatt SteinmetzCSNBayArea.com
Of the 18 players the Warriors have brought in so far for group workouts, Kansas forward Marcus Morris is the most likely not to be available when they pick at No. 11 at the NBA draft on June 23.In other words, Morris is probably the best player the Warriors' front office has had in. The Warriors have also had Florida State's Chris Singleton and Texas' Jordan Hamilton in to work out but neither of them are considered the all-around prospect Morris is.Morris, a 6-foot-9 forward out of Kansas, is one of the draft's most pro-ready players, according to some. He's got plenty of different skills, including a face-up perimeter game and a nice little back-to-the basket game.
Of course, that's what he had at Kansas, so who knows what he'll have in the NBA?Morris said he has the ability to play both small forward and power forward in the pros, and that at Kansas it wasn't easy to showcase an individual game. When asked about his game, he mentioned Paul Pierce, Carmelo Anthony and Antawn Jamison.Morris has a twin brother, Markieff, who also played at Kansas and who is expected to go a little later in the first round.