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Luke Zeller has been released by the Suns to create a roster spot for Marcus Morris.
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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.
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...
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).
Looking for something else this afternoon and stumbled on this Grantland article with some extremely complimentary comments from Suns’ coach Alvin Gentry on former Longhorn PJ Tucker:
P.J. Tucker has come out of nowhere this year, stolen Michael Beasley’s minutes, and played really good defense. What is his single best defensive skill?
That sounds like some classic...
The Suns have acquired Marcus Morris from the Rockets for a future second round pick.
Sebastian Telfair will join his 7th NBA team as the Suns traded the point guard, in his 9th year, to the Raptors.
According to ESPN:
The Phoenix Suns have traded backup point guard Sebastian Telfair to the Toronto Raptors for center Hamed Haddadi and a second-round pick, league sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard.
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 traded reserve point guard Sebastian Telfair to the Raptors shortly before Thursday afternoon's NBA trade deadline in exchange for a 2014 second-round pick and veteran center Hamed Haddadi.
The 27-year-old Telfair had fallen out of the rotation in Phoenix recently with the emergence of rookie point guard Kendall Marshall, who has taken over as the primary backup to...
The Thunder would receive Marcin Gortat and P.J. Tucker from the Suns for Kendrick Perkins, Jeremy Lamb and a first round pick.
Sebastian Telfair is in the final season of his current deal.
Suns need to create a roster space to absorb Marcus Morris.
I am shocked Telfair is still in the league.
The Raptors are finalizing a deal to send Hamed Haddadi and a second-round pick to Phoenix for Sebastian Telfair, league source says.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) February 21, 2013
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...
8 a.m. ET: Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett still will be walking through that door. The two Hall of Fame players were not moved at Thursday’s trade deadline, and as a result, they will finish at least this season in Boston.
Now the Celtics (28-26) can turn their focus to more immediate matters. Their first opponent on the post-trade-deadline schedule is the Suns (18-37), the worst...
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...