Marcus, Markieff Morris tell crazy story of taking each other's tests in school


There are advantages to being twins, and Marcus and Markieff Morris certainly reaped the benefits growing up.

Marcus, now a forward with the Boston Celtics, and Markieff, now a forward for the Washington Wizards, will square off for the first time this season Wednesday when the C's take on the Wiz at Capital One Arena.

In an excellent feature by Jay King and Fred Katz of The Athletic, the Morris twins admitted they helped each other take tests during their school years in a way only twins can pull off.

“We switched classes a few times actually,” Marcus said. “You know what, in high school we had all the same classes. In college, we had all the same classes. Probably in middle school, we switched classes.”

He continued, “When you’re younger, we all had the same tests. So I took the test and then I knew what the questions were going to be again. And then I just took it for him.”

That's one way to get good grades.

Marcus has proven to be a very valuable contributor for the Celtics since he was acquired via trade from the Detroit Pistons before the 2017-18 campaign. He's coming off a 31-point performance in Boston's win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night, and has excelled since becoming a starter. His consistently impressive play also has been a strong factor in the team winning a season-high six games in a row entering Wednesday night's matchup.

The Morris twins' futures are uncertain, though, as both are able to become unrestricted free agents after this season. Becoming UFAs would give them the ability to team up again for the first time since they both played for the Phoenix Suns in 2014-15. 

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