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Markieff Morris, Archie Goodwin Have Shoving Match On Bench

Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a physical altercation on the Phoenix Suns' bench during a timeout. An argument escalated into a shoving match in which teammates intervened. "That was nothing. That was part of being a leader and big brother," Morris said after the team's 112-104 loss. "Of course it looks bad. Everything I do looks bad." Both players returned to the game...
Via RealGM
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Suns Turned into an Absolute Train Wreck (Part 2)

This is part 2 of 2 of the series. For part 1 click here. Now we move onto the start of 2015 offseason – the true demise of the Phoenix Suns organization. The Suns decided to spend the offseason overpaying for players, ruining the trust of current players and attempting to court superstars without actually signing them. The Suns started off the summer by signing guard Brandon...
Via TopSportsReport
20 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
21 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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris says Markieff is 'still looking to get out' of Phoenix

Markieff Morris demanded a trade over the summer when the Suns traded his twin brother Marcus to the Detroit Pistons.Until the recent towel-throwing incident with head coach Jeff Hornacek that caused the team to levy a two-game suspension, Markieff had been perfectly professional ever since training camp began. But in light of the recent problems in Phoenix, which included the team...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris: Suns are 'like a clown show right now'

Ever since the Suns traded Marcus Morris to the Pistons during the offseason, he's been a constant critic of the Phoenix organization.That stems from the fact that his twin brother Markieff Morris is still with the Suns, and the pair were livid that the team separated them from playing together on the same roster.In the past week or so, we found out that Eric Bledsoe is out for the...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  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

Markieff Morris Suspended Two Games For Throwing Towel At Hornacek

The Phoenix Suns have suspended Markieff Morris for two games for throwing a towel at Jeff Hornacek. The incident occurred during Wednesday's loss to the Denver Nuggets. Morris said he didn't intend to hit Hornacek and was unaware it had connected. Morris has sought a trade from the Suns since they traded his brother, Marcus Morris, to the Detroit Pistons. Morris initially had trade...
Via RealGM
December 24, 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: https://t.co/cgwZLmXcrJ pic.twitter.com/g8FxJzUBOz — 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

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: https://t.co/cgwZLmXcrJ pic.twitter.com/g8FxJzUBOz — 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 Bloguin Best
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

Report: Markieff Morris to the Rockets has been 'seriously discussed'

The Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets seem to be on the verge of a big trade, but they may have to wait about another month for it to take place.  The Rockets have long had interest in Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris, who became unhappy this offseason when the Suns traded his twin brother Marcus Morris to the Detroit Pistons.  With the Rockets lacking a power forward on a long...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans Engage With Suns On Markieff Morris Trade Talks

The New Orleans Pelicans have interest in trading for Markieff Morris. The Phoenix Suns and Pelicans have held preliminary talks on a trade. Morris' pending felony aggravated assault charges, however, remains an obstacle to a trade. The Pelicans would like to pair Morris with Anthony Davis. Morris has been hounding the Suns for a trade since they traded his brother, Marcus Morris...
Via RealGM
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Rockets targeting Suns’ Morris for trade

  The Houston Rockets have reportedly expressed interest in trading for Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris, sources told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. The Rockets are looking for help after a 10-11 start, and forward Terrence Jones has been mentioned as a possible exchange for Morris, sources said. It’s worth noting that the Rockets are denying Jones is being mentioned in any trade...
Via Sportsnaut
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris with the Clean Up Dunk

Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris cleans up an Anthony Tolliver miss with a two-handed smash over Clint Capela. You gotta love the slow motion replay of this slam. The post Marcus Morris with the Clean Up Dunk appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marcus Morris’ putback jam as the Pistons avoid blowing 28-point lead against Rockets

Marcus Morris polished some major glass Monday night driving the lane for this monster putback jam as the Pistons beat the Houston Rockets 116-105 from the Palace. However a 28-point lead was all of a sudden in jeopardy for Detroit once Houston employed an interesting strategy of hacking away at Pistons big man Andre Drummond. Usually something like this is expected however the...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Central Division Update

The NBA may have changed the playoff seeding format this offseason, but matching up with your division is still a good measuring stick. Let’s see how the Detroit Pistons (7-7) have fared against their Central Division rivals: 10/30 vs. Chicago: W 98-94 (OT) 11/03 vs. Indiana: L 94-82 11/17 vs. Cleveland: W 104-99 11/23 @ Milwaukee: L 109-88 Monday’s game against the Bucks was...
Via isportsweb.com
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Marcus Morris touch pass allows Andre Drummond to rock the rim!

This is just a fantastic touch pass by Marcus Morris and Greg Monroe knows what to do with the ball once he gets it…. Come for the dunk. Stay for the passing #DetroitBasketball https://t.co/lbvuxHkUQm — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) November 22, 2015 The post Watch: Marcus Morris touch pass allows Andre Drummond to rock the rim! appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Bloguin Best
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Marcus Morris touch pass allows Andre Drummond to rock the rim!

This is just a fantastic touch pass by Marcus Morris and Greg Monroe knows what to do with the ball once he gets it…. Come for the dunk. Stay for the passing #DetroitBasketball https://t.co/lbvuxHkUQm — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) November 22, 2015 The post Watch: Marcus Morris touch pass allows Andre Drummond to rock the rim! appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Offensive Woes on Display

A week ago, the Detroit Pistons were 5-1 and had some impressive wins under their belt. Four losses in a row later, the team is 5-5 and the question has become: “Are they even a decent NBA team?” In terms of offense, the answer is a resounding no. The Detroit Pistons Are Struggling on Offense Statistically, the Pistons are one of the worst offensive teams in the NBA. They rank...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons end West Coast trip with fourth straight loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant had 17 points, eight rebounds and nine assists to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 97-85 Sunday night for their second win and to avoid the worst 10-game start in franchise history.Jordan Clarkson scored 17 points and Los Angeles snapped a four-game skid in its return from a long East Coast trip. The Lakers are only 2-8, but that...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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