LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Markieff Morris #88 and LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers hi-five during the game against the Golden State Warriors on January 18, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images)
Markieff Morris was disappointed with his performance in the Lakers’ home loss to the Phoenix Suns (114-104).
Morris said this was his ‘worst defensive game in a long time’.
“Defensively I played like shit! My worst defensive game in a long time,” Morris said, via Ryan Ward of Lakers Daily.
Offensively, Morris had 12 points, on 5/6 shooting. The Lakers dropped to fourth in the West, at 24-12, whereas Phoenix climbed to second (23-11).