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Markieff Morris says he’ll ask whether Al Horford intentionally undercut him

Markieff Morris injured his ankle when Al Horford slid under him while contesting his jumper.

Was that a dirty play?

Morris, who’s questionable for Wizards-Celtics Game 2 tonight, plans to interrogate Horford.

Morris, via J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic:

“Not sure it its intentional or not,” Morris said in the locker room afterwards. Probably not.”
“I’m not sure,” Morris said of the second-quarter incident Sunday vs. the Boston Celtics. “I’m going to ask him, though. I looked at it a couple times. It’s not really that pretty, so I couldn’t really watch it too much.”

Horford, via A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN New England:

“I understand that he’s frustrated,” Horford said. “One of my strengths is on defense and challenging shots. It was a tough break. I really feel bad for him. You don’t want anybody to get hurt. He’s a great player. I hope that he’s able to play tomorrow.”

The Wizards and Celtics have a history of combativeness. Morris looked for trouble throughout a first-round series with the Hawks.

It probably wouldn’t take much to escalate this situation, no matter Horford’s explanation.