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MARCUS MORRIS RUMORS

The Morris Twins Told Teams Before The 2011 Draft They Would Take Less Money To Be Together: Suns Could Take Advantage

Photo Credit: suns/Facebook Prior to the NBA 2011 Draft, the ‘Morris Twins’ had elected to inform NBA franchises that both brothers were willing to accept less money in order to play for the same team. Coming out of Kansas, the 2011 Draft resulted with Markieff Morris ending up in Phoenix (13th overall), while Marcus Morris was sent to the Houston Rockets (14th overall). It...
Via Blog Surface
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Morris twins said they’d take discount to stay together

Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris, twins and Suns, want to keep playing together. You could have guessed that by how they played together growing up, played together at Kansas and urged Phoenix to put them together. But you don’t need to guess. They’ve straight up said it. As both enter the final years of their rookie-scale contracts – and are currently extension eligible...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Morris Twins Told Teams Before 2011 Draft They'd Accept Less Money To Stay Together

Markieff Morris came into the NBA with the Phoenix Suns after being selected 13th overall in 2011, while Marcus Morris went to the Houston Rockets at 14th. Marcus Morris was traded to the Suns in February of 2013. The twin brothers are now eligible for contract extensions. Sources say they told teams before the 2011 NBA Draft that they would take less money to stay together.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Morris twins want to play together until they retire

Aaron Lavinsky/azcentral sports story via probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com Markieff and Marcus Morris both shared the same court wearing the same jersey all the way back to when they were kids. Only briefly when they were both drafted into the NBA in 2011 were they in separate colored jerseys. Markieff was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 13th pick and Marcus by the Houston...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Morris twins want to keep playing together even after rookie contracts end

Through pretty much their entire basketball careers, Markieff Morris and twin brother Marcus Morris have been on the same team. Same youth teams, same Prep Charter high school in Philadelphia, then together in college at Kansas. They were selected back-to-back in the NBA draft in 2011, but a 2013 trade united them again on the Phoenix Suns. Now they want to keep playing together...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris twins hope to continue to play together

Markieff and Marcus Morris smiled Saturday while they signed autographs at the Hunting Park Recreation Center in North Philadelphia. The twin forwards for the Phoenix Suns were sponsoring a back-to-school charity event, giving away 200 backpacks to students ages 5 to 15. The twins are happier when they're together. The Philadelphia natives played on the same teams growing up...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Trading For Kosta Koufas

Phoenix Suns: Trading For Kosta Koufas By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Suns get: Kosta Koufas Grizzlies get: Marcus Morris The Suns’ biggest weakness last season was their difficulty protecting the rim. They ranked 26th in opponent PPG in the paint, allowing 45.5 points per contest. The 2014 market wasn’t exactly overflowing with help in that department, and the Suns...
Via HoopStuff
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Trade For Marcus Morris?

Memphis Grizzlies: Trade For Marcus Morris? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Grizzlies get: Marcus Morris, 2015 first round pick Suns get: Kosta Koufos Despite making it to the playoffs and putting up a good fight in the first round, the Grizzlies need to keep improving if they hope to survive in the West. They are a talented team, but they lack outside scoring. One...
Via HoopStuff
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris twins thriving in Phoenix, even if the Suns can’t tell them apart

When the Suns traded for Marcus Morris, pairing him with his twin brother Markieff, many scoffed at the move as a gimmick. Even though I realized getting Marcus for just a second-round pick was good value, I still laughed at the deal as overly marketing generated. Well, the joke is on us. With more competent management put in place after the initial trade, management that has been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockets F Morris cited with misdemeanor

Houston Rockets forward Marcus Morris was cited with misdemeanor battery early Sunday morning, Lawrence city prosecutor Jerry Little said Monday. Morris, who played three seasons at the University of Kansas, was in Lawrence to watch the Jayhawks beat Missouri on Saturday. According to the Lawrence Journal-World on Monday, a Lawrence police spokeswoman said that an employee of The...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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