According to Suns forward Markieff Morris, Boston could have landed his twin Marcus instead of the two brothers reuniting in Phoenix at the trade deadline.
Morris was talking to KTAR in Phoenix with Bickley and MJ:
When did you first learn that your team was pursuing your brother?:
“I was on the bus riding to … the Golden State game and Jared Dudley was like, ‘They’re talking about trading your brother.’ So I was just calling him to see how he felt about it. And he said it was between (Phoenix) and Boston.”
ESPN’s Chris Forsberg breaks down why this deal didn’t happen for the Celtics and did for the Suns.
On the surface, the decision between the two potential deals seems like a no-brainer for Houston. Phoenix is dead last in the Western Conference and their second-round pick this season will likely be in the early 30s. Boston doesn't own a second-round pick in this year's draft -- it traded it to Portland as part of a three-way deal with Houston to acquire Courtney Lee this summ...