The Morris Twins Story: The Unbreakable Bond Between Brothers

Published on September 2nd, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 3,185 views

Check out episode 10 of SB Nation’s great “Origins” series about the NBA’s Morris Twins: Marcus and Markieff.

The two brothers, who were both 6’5 in elementary school, wanted to be the next great stars in the NFL. But when they were spotted by a basketball coach, the coach went to meet their mother and told her if she would allow him to teach them basketball, he would guarantee they at least get a college scholarship.

He was right, they ended with a scholarship to go to Kansas. They were then drafted with the 13th and 14th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft and you know the rest of their story.






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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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