Marreese Akeem Speights (born August 4, 1987 in St. Petersburg, Florida) is an American basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. A former starting center for the University of Florida men's basketball team, he won the NCAA national championship in 2007.
He played basketball at Admiral Farragut Academy where they retired his jersey number after just one year. He also played basketball at Hargrave Military Academy.
Speights began his career at Florida in 2006, and averaged approximately four points and two rebounds in only six minutes per game as a freshman for the national champion Gators. He saw few minutes because of other big men Al Horford, Joakim Noah, and Chris Richard.