The NBA offseason is about to end as training camps are set to begin in a few weeks. Next season the NBA will feature a variety of changes as many top-tier players changed teams. The new season will also feature a player-friendly schedule to minimize resting players this October. The NBA Board has also approved numerous rule changes in relation to timeouts for next season in order to improve the flow of NBA games. Below are a few more updates on NBA news from the offseason.

Morris will have sports hernia surgery again

Next season, the Washington Wizards will have a big opportunity to advance in the ranks, with the Eastern Conference becoming substantially weaker after the departure of numerous NBA stars to the West.

In order to make an even bigger splash in the East, every player on the Wizards must contribute for them to dethrone the Cleveland Cavaliers or the newly formed Boston Celtics. Candace Buckner of the Washington Post has reported that Markieff Morris is expected to have Sports Hernia surgery again. Morris complained about a deep discomfort and it was later found out that he had a sports hernia. He is expected to miss at least the entire NBA preseason. This will be his second time to have the surgery, as he also had a sports hernia in 2010 before entering the NBA.

Markieff Morris entered the NBA in the offseason of 2011 when he was drafted with the 13th overall pick by the Phoenix Suns. A few moments later his twin brother was drafted by the Houston Rockets.

Markieff Morris played in Phoenix for a total of three-and-a-half seasons. He had his best season in 2014-15 where he averaged a career high in points with 15.3 and 2.4 assists. He was then traded to the Washington Wizards in 2015 for DeJuan Blair, Kris Humphries, and a top nine protected first-round draft pick. He has career averages of 11.9 points, 0.6 blocks, one steal, 1.7 assists, and 5.6 rebounds while shooting 45.7 percent from the field, 36.2 percent from beyond the arc, and 83.7 percent from the charity stripe.

Magic Johnson subpoenaed in Green's civil suit

Detroit Free Press has reported that magic johnson has been subpoenaed to testify on the Draymond Green civil suit in 2016. He was mainly called to explain or expound on his tweets after the said incident happened. Johnson said that he was very sorry to the Golden State Warriors and to his NBA fans. Green was arrested but avoided jail time and only paid a fine as part of the plea deal.