Forward Markieff Morris heads from Motown to Hollywood. Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Markieff Morris is headed west.

The forward intends to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers after being bought out by the Detroit Pistons, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

This quickly emerged as the likely outcome once it was reported that Morris was going to be bought out by Detroit. The Toronto Raptors also harbored some interest.

The veteran forward is averaging 11 points per game while shooting a career-high 39.7 percent from three-point range. He’ll be a depth option for the Lakers, but he has a chance to be a valuable one, especially if he can keep shooting at the rate he has been with the Pistons.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.


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