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Markieff Morris Ruled Out for Heat vs. Lakers with Whiplash After Jokic Altercation | Bleacher Report

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Miami Heat forward Markieff Morris will miss his team’s road game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday because of whiplash, per Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald.

Morris left the Heat’s 113-96 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Monday after a hard foul from reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic:

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Nikola Jokic and Markieff Morris were both ejected from the game after the two exchanged hard fouls. <a href=”https://t.co/AtOklXIU5k”>pic.twitter.com/AtOklXIU5k</a>

Morris initially committed a hard foul on Jokic, who responded with one of his own. A stretcher came out for Morris, but he walked off on his own power with teammates by his sides. Both players were ejected.

Morris signed with the Heat in August to mark his fifth team since February 2019 and the sixth of his career. He averaged 11.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists across his first 10 NBA seasons,

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Erik Spoelstra: Nikola Jokic’s Shove on Markieff Morris Was ‘Dangerous, Dirty Play’ | Bleacher Report

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Erik Spoelstra was not happy with Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic after Monday’s game.

Jokic knocked Markieff Morris to the ground with a blindside hit during the fourth quarter of Denver’s 113-96 victory over the Miami Heat. The Heat coach called it “a very dangerous and dirty play” and said the fact Morris had his back turned to Jokic made it even more troubling.

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Nikola Jokic clobbers Markieff Morris from behind late in the fourth quarter and things get intense. <a href=”https://t.co/v5PvTg6w0d”>pic.twitter.com/v5PvTg6w0d</a>

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“That was a very dangerous and dirty play.”<a href=”https://twitter.com/MiamiHEAT?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@MiamiHEAT</a> coach Erik Spoelstra doesn’t mince words as he reflects on Nikola Jokic’s cheap shot on Markieff Morris. <a href=”https://t.co/4sk7LB3p6H”>pic.twitter.com/4sk7LB3p6H</a>

“He’s moving around in the locker room right now,” Spoelstra told reporters when discussing Morris’ status. “We’ll do

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5-Star PG Jaden Bradley Commits to Alabama over Arizona | Bleacher Report

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Point guard Jaden Bradley committed to Alabama on Thursday as part of the 2022 college basketball recruiting class.

ESPN’s Paul Biancardi reported the decision:

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Breaking: Jaden Bradley, the No. 1 point guard in the Class of 2022 ESPN 100, has committed to Alabama, per @PaulBiancardi.

@JBsmoovve | @AlabamaMBB https://t.co/aO9LX2Q7yu

Bradley is a 5-star prospect and ranked as the No. 18 overall player in the 2022 group, according to 247Sports‘ composite rankings. He’s also listed as the third-best point guard and the No. 6 recruit from the state of Florida.

The 6’3″, 185-pound IMG Academy standout is a floor general in every sense of the description. He’s played beyond his years in terms of running an offense and leadership while showcasing great vision and distribution skills to make himself a high-end prospect.

He’s also displayed terrific end-to-end speed that should make him a weapon

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No. 9 Clemson Upset by Unranked NC State in 2OT as Tigers Fall to 2-2 | Bleacher Report

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Clemson’s hopes of reaching the College Football Playoff may be extinguished after four games.

The ninth-ranked Tigers suffered a 27-21 defeat to North Carolina State on Saturday to fall to 2-2.

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NC STATE TAKES DOWN NO. 9 CLEMSON IN 2OT! 😤 <a href=”https://t.co/pC7q7WUnIP”>pic.twitter.com/pC7q7WUnIP</a>

Will Shipley tied the game at 14 points apiece on a five-yard run with 10:52 left in the game. Christopher Dunn missed a 51-yard field goal on North Carolina State’s next drive.

Dunn was also off the mark on a 53-yarder as the first half drew to a close. Fate provided the junior with an opportunity for redemption as the seconds ticked off the clock in regulation. Unfortunately for the Wolfpack, he pulled his third attempt to the left once again to set the stage for overtime.

Justyn Ross drew first blood for Clemson with a nine-yard touchdown reception in

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