Markieff Morris: Wizards might do ‘double-MMA’ next against Hawks

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After his Hawks lost Game 1, Paul Millsap accused the Wizards of, “playing MMA.”

Washington forward Markieff Morris: Yup.

Morris, via Chase Hughes of CSN Mid-Atlantic:

“If that’s MMA, then what we do next might be double-MMA from what I heard,” he said.

He brought up the MMA three more times during his media scrum:

1) “I’m a big MMA fan.”

2) “We’re going to stay physical and stay playing MMA basketball.”

3) “I guess if we’re playing MMA, they’re giving them all the fouls.”

Millsap has insisted he won’t get caught in Washington’s trash-talking or in a personal feud with Morris. Morris is doing everything he can to provoke Millsap.

The Wizards are better than Atlanta, and they looked tougher than Atlanta in Game 1. The Hawks can’t change the former. Will they change the latter? Washington appears committed to making that a tall task in Game 2 tonight.