Found February 20, 2013 on
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The first domino of the trade deadline fell Wednesday night when the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets completed a three team trade that sent Marcus Morris from the Rockets to Suns, Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas to the Kings and Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt to the Rockets. Houston also gets a couple of second round picks as part of the deal.
First off, the Rockets win this trade because they got the a guy in Robinson who was the fifth pick in last June's draft who still has three years left on his rookie deal and actually showed signs of life when the Kings gave him regular minutes. Also, America wins because this trade reunites Marcus and Markieff Morris. According to Fox Sports' Chris Tomasson, this is only the second time this has happened in NBA history, the first time coming Dick & Tom Van Arsdale in 1976-77, also with the Suns. Now if only Billy King can convince Dell Demps to trade Robin Lopez to t...
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Marcus Morris has been traded to the Phoenix Suns for a second round draft pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Morris will join his twin brother Markieff Morris who he previously played with at Kansas. Chosen back to back (13 & 14) in the 2011 draft, they are the second duo in the NBA to feature brother teammates (Indiana has Hansbrough brothers).
For the seeming bargain of a second-round pick, the Phoenix Suns acquired the most improved power forward in the league on NBA Trade Deadline Eve. The subsequent positional redundancy could portend something more interesting moving forward.
According to hoopsstats.com, Marcus Morris checks in as the most improved power forward in the NBA this year. Despite this improvement in his...
Although the Nets have been at the forefront of trade chatter in the last couple of weeks, most notably for wanting to rid themselves of Kris Humphries, team GM, Billy King, says the chances of a trade happening before Thursday’s deadline is at 10%.
According to ESPN NY:
Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King put the likelihood he’ll make a deal by Thursday’s 3 p.m. trade...
Billy King is not concerned about the severity of Joe Johnson's foot injury.
Morris going to miss those strip club runs with The Beard, but he will be reunited with his brother Markieff Morris.
The Houston Rockets have traded Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns for a future second-round draft pick, league sources tell Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 21, 2013
The Suns have acquired Marcus Morris from the Rockets for a future second round pick.
Despite Kevin McHale declaring he’d be “shocked” if the Rockets made a move before Thursday’s 3:00 PM deadline, the team is holding Marcus Morris out from Wednesday night’s game vs. OKC as they currently decide between two deals that will have them part ways with the 2nd year power forward.
Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle confirmed the upcoming move, first reported...
Nets’ GM, Billy King, informed the local media that Joe Johnson will not play Friday night against the Houston Rockets due to plantar fasciitis.
Johnson’s foot became distressed after the win over the Bucks on Wednesday and he did not participate in the team shoot around on Friday. King is not worried about the injury being a long-term issue, and thus, Johnson is listed as day-to-day.
Luke Zeller has been released by the Suns to create a roster spot for Marcus Morris.
Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson will not play in Friday's game against the Houston Rockets due to a sore left heel, said Nets general manager Billy King on ESPN New York 98.7. He said that Johnson is listed as day-to-day but does not think the injury is a major concern."I'm not [worried], " King said. "It's something that's sore and if it was a playoff...
HOUSTON -- Thomas Robinson is in,while Marcus Morrisand Patrick Patterson areout in Houston, as part of a reported three-way deal that also involved the Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings.
The move reunites twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris in Phoenix, and Marcus was swapped for Robinson, his former teammate at Kansas. Houston also sentPatterson, Toney Douglas and Cole Aldrich...
The Suns released rookie, Luke Zeller, Thursday to create a roster spot for second-year forward, Marcus Morris, whom the Suns acquired in a trade with Houston Wednesday.
Phoenix traded a second-round pick in exchange for Marcus Morris, who will now join his twin brother, Markieff, on the Suns.
Tuesday night is for trading Kansas Jayhawks. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Houston Rockets have traded Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas to the Sacramento Kings for Thomas Robinson.
The Rockets have also shipped Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns for a future second-round pick. This trade reunites Morris with his brother, Markieff. ...