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Suns reportedly plan to trade Markieff Morris in the next two weeks

In the first game following the firing of Jeff Hornacek as head coach of the Suns, Markieff Morris had his best game of the season.But that doesn't mean that the opinion of him has changed within the Suns front office.Morris scored 30 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, dished out six assists and blocked two shots in a loss to the Raptors, but that one stellar performance did nothing to...
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Figuring It Out in Phoenix

On Sunday, as January was winding to a close, so was the tenure of Jeff Hornacek as head coach of the Phoenix Suns. The handwriting was already on the wall long before the decision was made, however, the situation that Hornacek was in may not have been entirely his fault. The Suns, an interesting experiment under owner Robert Sarver and general manager Ryan McDonough, still have...
Via The Lottery Mafia
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Raptors showing interest in Suns’ Markieff Morris

Markieff Morris had quite the performance on Tuesday night against the Toronto Raptors. He scored 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, both season-highs, and now the Raptors want him. From ESPN NBA reporter Marc Stein: Toronto, I’m told, also showing interest in Suns’ Markieff Morris; PHX widely seen as a LOCK to do at least one deal before Feb. 18 deadline — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris To Be 'Main Focus' Of Suns' Offense, Devin Booker Second Option

Markieff Morris has been the subject of trade rumors due to his displeasure with the Phoenix Suns' organization but he's set to play a key role in Earl Watson's offense. Morris had a season-high 30 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in Tuesday's game. "He is the main focus of our offense moving forward, we know that," Watson said of Morris, who'd spent more time on the bench than...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Toney Douglas delivers crotch shot to Marcus Morris

Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris was the unfortunate recipient of a dirty blow from Toney Douglas during Thursday night’s game. Morris tried to set a screen on Douglas, and the Pelicans guard gave him a quick “love tap,” but missed. He didn’t stop there, though. Douglas followed that up with an elbow right to the Morris’ groin, and he connected that time. Judging...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix In Free Fall Part Two: The Mismanagement of Markieff Morris

We may be only halfway through the NBA schedule, but the sun is already starting to set in Phoenix. On a team that's already deprived of talent -- in part because of Eric Bledsoe's season-ending meniscus tear -- the Suns are benching stretch power forward Markieff Morris. Morris has been with the Suns since being drafted 13th overall in 2011, one pick before his twin brother...
Via The Sports Quotient
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns want Markieff Morris to apologize to team, again, before returning from suspension

The Phoenix Suns have dealt with quite a tumultuous situation since they decided to trade Marcus Morris to the Detroit Pistons this offseason. Morris’ twin brother Markieff was spurned with his twin being shipped elsewhere and has since demanded a trade, been fined by the league for airing his issues publicly, changed his mind, been benched for poor play, and was suspended on Christmas...
Via The Comeback
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns and Markieff Morris hit rock bottom

The Phoenix Suns — at least one of them — threw in the towel Wednesday night. Literally. Gotta appreciate the headline: "Suns, Markieff Morris throw in towel." Story/video/photos: — Paul Coro (@paulcoro) December 24, 2015 The Suns suffered one of their worst losses of the season Wednesday night at home to the Denver Nuggets...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Markieff Morris throws towel at Jeff Hornacek

Markieff Morris has been pouting this season in Phoenix and took things too far by disrespecting his head coach on Wednesday night. The Suns lost to the Denver Nuggets 104-96 at home, with Morris scoring just six points on 2-of-8 shooting in 12 minutes. Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic reports that Morris threw a towel at Jeff Hornacek as the Nuggets were starting to pull away...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris slams Suns fans, Pistons fans are way better

Prior to Friday’s game against his former team, Marcus Morris took a shot at the Suns’ front office, saying he “felt disrespected the entire time.” When the game was over, it was fans of the Suns who were in Morris’ cross hairs. Not surprisingly, Morris was showered with boos during his return to Phoenix that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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