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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

If Markieff Morris can keep getting better, so can Suns

Despite winning 48 games during a season that included their two best players starting together only 34 times, the Suns still have some doubters to address. Well, there's one national NBA writer who this week predicted five fewer victories for Phoenix this season. So, with a very good chance that Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe -- supported by Isaiah Thomas -- will double team...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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

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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