MARCUS MORRIS NEWS

Report: Markieff Morris likes Houston because of James Harden

Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix, but where can he go? After the Suns traded his twin brother Marcus to the Detroit Pistons, Morris wants to be dealt elsewhere. According to a recent report, the Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors are two desired locations. Here's more from John Gambadoro of ArizonaSports.com:  "He feels disrespected, says the Suns management...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Pistons fans expecting to much from the players?

The Pistons tip-off their season off in just 70 days against the Atlanta Hawks which absolutely will be a nice early test for the team. It will also serve as one of the first benchmarks as to whether or not Stan Van Gundy and the leadership of Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson can go toe-to-toe with one of the better teams out of the East. Perhaps potentially leading the Pistons...
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns 2015 Offseason Grade

The Phoenix Suns had a busy offseason, looking to acquire talent they hope will help turn up the heat in the Western Conference and help move them back into the playoffs. In Mirza Teletovic – one year, $5.5 million Ronnie Price – one year, $1.5 million Sonny Weems – two years, $5.8 million Tyson Chandler – four years, $52 million Jon Leuer – trade with Grizzlies Out Earl...
Via The Lottery Mafia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix, feels disrespected

Markieff Morris and his brother Marcus wanted to play on the same NBA team, so in 2014, they accepted below-market contracts to remain with the Phoenix Suns. However, the franchise’s pursuit of free agent LaMarcus Aldridge led the front office to trade Marcus to the Detroit Pistons this summer. Kevin Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer notes the twins aren’t happy about how...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What can the Pistons expect from their wings?

The Detroit Pistons have a franchise center in Andre Drummond and a point guard with huge potential in Reggie Jackson, but the rest of the roster is filled with question marks.While there's talent across the board, it's hard to predict who might make the leap and who will struggle in Detroit. Here's more from Keith Langlois at Pistons.com: "The roster is more compatible than it’s...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Could Stanley Johnson start at SG?

While the Detroit Pistons seem to have finished assembling their roster for their 2015 campaign, there is still some uncertainty surrounding who is going to wind up in the starting lineup.  Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris, Ersan Ilyasova, and Andre Drummond seem to be obvious picks as starters right now. However, the Pistons don’t necessarily have an obvious starter at shooting...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns' Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix, won't talk to team

The days of having both Morris twins on the Phoenix Suns roster are long gone. And it's looking more and more like both Marcus and Markieff Morris could be former Suns in the very near future.Ever since he was traded to the Detroit Pistons, Marcus Morris has had no problem taking shots at the team, implying that his brother is unhappy and that soon enough, he'd be out of Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris reportedly wants out of Phoenix

    After the Suns traded away twin brother Marcus to the Detroit Pistons last month, now Markieff could be the latest Morris punching his ticket out of Phoenix. According to a report on Thursday by John Gambadaro of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix and is not even speaking with anyone in the organization right now. He is said to want nothing more...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Attorneys for Morris twins seek new grand jury in assault case

There might not be a timely conclusion to the court case stemming from accusations that Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris and his brother, Detroit Pistons forward Markieff Morris, were involved in an aggravated assault.According to the Arizona Republic, the attorneys for the Morris twins requested that the Maricopa County Superior Court judge presiding over the case return the...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons 2015 Offseason Grade

The Pistons used this summer to acquire players that fit Stan Van Gundy’s style of offense. In: Marcus Morris: via trade Ersan Ilyasova: via trade Danny Granger: via trade Steve Blake: via trade Reggie Bullock: via trade Aron Baynes: free agency Adonis Thomas: free agency Out: Greg Monroe (signed for Milwaukee) Tayshaun Price (free agency) John Lucas III (free agency) Draft...
Via The Lottery Mafia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris is blocking Suns fans on Twitter

When the Suns split up twin brothers Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris this summer, by sending Marcus to Detroit in a trade with the Pistons, he wasn't at all pleased.Marcus called it a "slap in the face" at the time, claiming he agreed to take less money on his contract in order to make sure he and his brother could play for the same team.Evidently, Suns fans haven't been too kind...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Pistons’ Offseason Grade

(March 21, 2015 – Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Pistons Added: Marcus Morris (Trade), Danny Granger (Trade), Reggie Bullock (Trade), Steve Blake (Trade) Ersan Ilyasova (Trade), Aron Baynes (three seasons, 19.5 million, player option), Stanley Johnson (8th pick), Darrun Hillard (pick 38) No Longer Pistons...
Via HoopStuff
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns are concerned about Markieff Morris’s state of mind after trading his brother

When the Phoenix Suns decided to trade Marcus Morris to the Detroit Pistons, they know that the two brothers were going to be upset. That was made pretty clear by Marcus during his introductory press conference with the Pistons. Marcus told the media that he felt like it was a slap in the face once he found out the Suns traded him.Now they have might have a bigger problem on their...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Summer league recap and potential starting lineup for 2015

With the 2015 Orlando Summer League over, the Detroit Pistons now have to focus on finalizing their roster before their 2015 campaign begins. There were some bright spots out of the Summer League for Detroit, where their top three prospects played some of their best basketball yet in their young Pistons’ career.  First-round pick Stanley Johnson was Detroit’s best player in...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Should Greatly Benefit from the Marcus Morris Trade

HOUSTON, TX – MARCH 21: Trevor Ariza #1 of the Houston Rockets and Marcus Morris #15 of the Phoenix Suns battle for a loose basketball during their game at the Toyota Center on March 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) When twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris ended up in Phoenix together in 2013, it was a mushy, too good to...
Via The Sports Journal
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris: Trade to Detroit Pistons a ‘Slap in the Face’ from Phoenix Suns

New Detroit Piston Marcus Morris, holds his new jersey with Pistons president of basketball operations and head coach Stan Van Gundy, right, and general manager Jeff Bowe, left, during a news conference, Friday, July 10, 2015 in Auburn Hills, Mich. Morris was introduced Friday by the Detroit Pistons, who acquired the 25-year-old forward from Phoenix in what was basically a salary...
Via The Sports Journal
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris is pissed that the Suns traded him away from his brother Markeiff

The Phoenix Suns have been very active this off-season as their name has come up in multiple trade talks. Leading up to he NBA Draft, it seemed like everyone on the roster was available to be traded. One trade that they did make was sending Marcus Morris to the Detroit Pistons. Marcus and his twin brother Markeiff signed four-year deals with the Suns so they could play together...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Morris moves on to Motown after trade from Phoenix

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Marcus Morris had a few choice words for his former team. Morris was introduced Friday by the Detroit Pistons, who acquired the 25-year-old forward from Phoenix in what was basically a salary dump by the Suns. The deal split Morris up from his twin brother Markieff after the two had signed extensions with Phoenix before last season. ''Everybody knew how...
Via AP on Fox
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris moves on from time with Suns

Marcus Morris on Wednesday was introduced by the Pistons, a day after the trade that sent the 25-year-old small forward, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger from the Suns to Detroit became official. Morris had some interesting things to say regarding no longer playing alongside twin brother Markieff and the timing of the deal -- which netted the Suns a 2020 second-round pick and was...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons announce news conference to introduce Morris

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have made it official, confirming the trade of forward Marcus Morris, guard Reggie Bullock and forward-guard Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons. The move, reported by The Associated Press and other outlets last week, was a salary dump as the Suns made a strong but ultimately unsuccessful push to sign coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The trade...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons announce news conference to introduce Morris, Bullock and Granger

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have made it official, confirming the trade of forward Marcus Morris, guard Reggie Bullock and forward-guard Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons. The move, reported by The Associated Press and other outlets last week, was a salary dump as the Suns made a strong but ultimately unsuccessful push to sign coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The trade...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns announce trade of 3 players to Pistons

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have made it official, confirming the trade of forward Marcus Morris, guard Reggie Bullock and forward-guard Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons. The move, reported by The Associated Press and several other outlets last week, was a salary dump as the Suns made a strong but ultimately unsuccessful push to sign coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Suns interested in Pelicans' Ryan Anderson

The Phoenix Suns have had something of an interesting offseason. There were whispers that coach Jeff Hornacek might be eyeballing a return to the college ranks. Phoenix got close in the LaMarcus Aldridge free agency pursuit, according to reports, before ultimately being foiled by the San Antonio Spurs. Marcus Morris has been traded to the Detroit Pistons, and there are reports that...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge banner will make its way into Phoenix recycling bin

The Phoenix Suns went all in for their recruitment of LaMarcus Aldridge, trading away Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock for cap space. The city of Phoenix pitched in too, producing a massive banner with Aldridge in a Suns jersey that was set to hang from a building downtown. Unfortunately, Aldridge spurned the Suns for the Spurs, leaving the Suns empty-handed and Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Trade and free agency reaction

Less than 48 hours into NBA free agency, and the Detroit Pistons have already added four new faces to their roster. After the Pistons failed to bring in Danny Green or DeMarre Carroll, two of the Pistons’ biggest offseason targets, the Pistons went after their second biggest offseason need, rim protection.  The Pistons were able to add another player to the rotation, when they...
Via isportsweb.com
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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