MARCUS MORRIS NEWS

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
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Reggie Jackson contract explanation

While the Detroit Pistons failed to bring in some of the league’s top talent during this year’s free agency period, they were able to generate some successful signings in what has been a rather surprising offseason in Motown. Offseason recap After the Pistons failed to bring in Danny Green or DeMarre Carroll, two of the Pistons’ biggest offseason targets, the Pistons first...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How do the Phoenix Suns Look after Striking out on LaMarcus Aldridge?

PHOENIX, AZ – JUNE 26: The Phoenix Suns 2015 first road draft pick Devin Booker poses for a portrait on June 26, 2015 at US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images) The Phoenix Suns made a very strong push for LaMarcus Aldridge, but going home to play in his home state for one of the best well-run organizations in all...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The city of Phoenix will recycle their LaMarcus Aldridge banner

The Phoenix Suns went all in for their recruitment of LaMarcus Aldridge, trading away Marcus Morris 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 with a giant...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: First moves of free agency

The Detroit Pistons made their first moves of the free agency period yesterday, acquiring four new players in the process. The Pistons reached a verbal agreement with Aron Baynes on a three-year, $20 million contract. Then came a rather one-sided trade: Morris Suns get: Detroit’s 2020 second-round pick Pistons get: Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger The Suns...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns reportedly send three to Detroit for pick

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal had not been...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns trade three players, clear space for run at Aldridge

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal had not been announced...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns trade Marcus Morris, 2 others, clear space for Aldridge pursuit

The Phoenix Suns frantic off-season of roster rearrangement continued Thursday with reports that Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock were being traded to the Detroit Pistons in a move specifically resigned to free up salary-cap space for free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The Suns received a second-round draft pick in 2020 from the Pistons in a deal first reported...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
27 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Suns send 3 to Detroit for pick

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal had not been announced...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock, and Danny Granger from the Suns

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports the Pistons have acquired Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock, and Danny Granger from the Suns in exchange for a 2nd round pick in 2020 as Phoenix clears room in hopes of signing LaMarcus Aldridge. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via The Majors Detroit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Trade Marcus Morris to the Pistons in Cost-Cutting Move

The Phoenix Suns anticipate big changes for the upcoming season. A day after signing Tyson Chandler and in the midst of the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes, Phoenix is clearing up cap room to make a play for at least one more upper-echelon free agent. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. —...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns trade three players to Pistons to clear salary cap space

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Phoenix Suns dealt Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons for a 2020 second-round pick on Thursday, reports Yahoo Sports. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 2, 2015 The Pistons...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Acquire Marcus Morris, Two Others from Phoenix Suns

The Detroit Pistons have been very quiet this offseason, but decided to make a major trade with the Phoenix Suns. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Suns have acquired Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger in exchange for future picks. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league...
Via Hoops-Nation
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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