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Wizards acquire Markieff Morris for Kris Humphries, DeJuan Blair and a protected first round pick

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Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

If you thought the Wizards would go quietly into the trade deadline, YOU WERE WRONG.

After years of very cautious moves, this is a huge roll of the dice. Given the Wizards position, it's probably a necessary gamble to improve their short and long-term future, but this is still a huge risk.

For what it's worth, Marcin Gortat is willing to vouch for Morris: