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Markieff Morris claims he ‘deserves’ Sixth Man of the Year award

(Courtesy of www2.kusports.com) Markieff Morris truly believes that he deserves the NBA Sixth Man of the Year honors based on how this season has gone for the Phoenix Suns. They have bounced back from their struggles last season to say the least. Even with the recent struggles the team has had, they still sit in playoff contention at (47-32) with first year coach Jeff Hornacek. Compared...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris Is Sixth Man Worthy

Markieff Morris Is Big Off The Bench Markieff Morris, early in his career already showed signs and flashes that he was worthy to be the overall 13th pick in 2011. Morris, 24, is a 6 foot 10 forward, who spent three years in Kansas and it really shows. Not only can Morris box out in the paint,control the ball, and shoot from deep,but Morris is clearly an all around player. Which is...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus and Markieff Morris hope to be package deal for Suns

Marcus and Markieff Morris have turned themselves into solid NBA players. The twins are the heartbeat of the Suns bench and are so close that it seems they share one heartbeat. At what financial sacrifice are the Morris twins willing to make to keep that together? What are the Suns willing to pay to avoid finding out what might suffer with only one — or none — of them? The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love: A Phoenix Suns offseason priority

Kevin Love: A Phoenix Suns offseason priorityKevin Love is playing the best basketball of his career right now. He is on a team that has some talent, but not quite enough to make the playoffs in the brutal Western Conference and that has left Love frustrated. Will Kevin Love be on the move this offseason? There’s no telling whether or not the Timberwolves will look to trade him...
Via isportsweb.com
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Markieff Morris Posterizes Chris Andersen

The Phoenix Suns’ Markieff Morris took the “Birdman” Chris Andersen on a first class flight to his highlight reel with a monster baseline jam all over Andersen. Morris had a solid outing for the Suns, almost recording a double-double  with 12 points and nine rebounds. The Suns move to a 7-7 season record after losing to the defending champ Miami Heat 107-92 Monday night....
Via Basketball Bicker
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Suns' Markieff Morris puts Birdman on a poster

Tweet   Earlier this month Phoenix Suns big man Markieff Morris showed why he was the 13th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by capturing the league’s Western Conference Player of the Week Honors. The third year player averaged 22.8 points (on 69.8% shooting), eight rebounds, and two steals per game from Nov 4-10.   During Monday’s game against...
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns' Morris continues rise from bust to beast

PHOENIX -- We havent identified the exact moment Markieff Morris became self-aware, but we do have a bead on when the best example of this transformation arrived. That would be the 9:02 mark in the fourth quarter of the Suns' 101-94 victory over the Pelicans on Sunday night. The third-year forward -- who has yet to start a game this season -- didnt knock in any of his 23 points...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 11, 2013  |  1 Comment

Consistent energy sought from the Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris

During last week’s preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers Suns power forward Markieff Morris dived to the floor and corralled a loose ball. He came out on the next dead ball. Some coaches will pull a player after a made shot for them to leave on a high note. With Morris that is the kind of effort they want consistently out of him and he knows it after hearing it from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns' Morris adjusting, anticipating bigger role

An NBA rookie season often downshifts into an odyssey defined by circumstance and the seeming requirement to establish an identity. At times, I was confused, Phoenix Suns power forward Markieff Morris admitted of last year, but I got that season under my belt and I knew what I needed to work on going into this season. Right, now that hes a second-year professional, the former Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Morris scores 21 in Summer League win

Second-year forward Markieff Morris had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Suns to a 99-74 victory over the Knicks in NBA Summer League action in Las Vegas on Sunday. Morris had 10 of his 21 points in the first quarter as the Suns (1-0) jumped out to a 27-18 lead. DeShawn Sims had 16 points and Marcus Landry and Erving Walker added 12 apiece for the Suns. Walker was perfect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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