Pistons' Reggie Jackson is hiring protection by paying teammate's fines

After signing a max contract extension with the Detroit Pistons this offseason, point guard Reggie Jackson is taking an interesting approach on how to spend some of that money: he's hiring protection.  Although he wouldn't confess to it when asked directly, new teammate Marcus Morris said that Jackson offered to pay all the fines for his technical fouls this season.  That may be...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

#Trending: Pistons training camp 2015 -- Day 2 (VIDEO)

Marcus Morris and Reggie Jackson spoke to the media following the second day of Pistons training camp.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Morris believes he should’ve started over P.J. Tucker last season

The saga between the Phoenix Suns and the Morris brothers is still going strong as teams are getting ready for the NBA season. Marcus Morris has been pretty quiet since he was traded to the Detroit Pistons in the off-season. While Marcus didn’t agree with the move, we all thought that he had moved on. But some comments he made a few days ago about a former teammate has him in the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions the Pistons face heading into training camp

With training camp about to tip off, here’s what to watch for as your favorite team prepares for the 2015-16 season. Some of these questions will be answered quickly; others could linger into the regular season. Either way, here are three things that will define the first month of this new season: Who will the starting forwards be? While Reggie Jackson, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope...
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Markieff Morris: I Want To Be Here With Suns

Markieff Morris backtracked from his offseason wishes to be traded during media day with the Phoenix Suns. "I want to be here," Morris said. Morris didn't elaborate on how has expressed unhappiness with the Suns since his brother, Marcus Morris, was traded to the Detroit Pistons. "I'm looking forward to the season, not really trying to look at the past," Morris said. "I don't really...
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Markieff Morris Fined $10,000 For Trade Comments

Markieff Morris of the Phoenix Suns has been fined $10,000 for a public statement detrimental to the NBA. The statement concerned Morris’ desire to be traded by the Phoenix Suns. A tweet from Morris last week said "my future is not in Phoenix." Morris also made comments to the media that he wouldn't be with the Suns to start the season. Morris' brother, Marcus Morris, was traded...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris: My Future Will Not Be In Phoenix

Markieff Morris would like a trade from the Phoenix Suns. The Suns traded away his twin brother, Marcus Morris, to the Detroit Pistons this offseason. "My future will not be in Phoenix," wrote Morris on Twitter. "#thatisall #backtothegrind #FOE."
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Markieff Morris Too Hot for the Suns to Handle?

Early in the offseason, the Phoenix Suns opted to trade Marcus Morris, one-half of the Morrii, to the Detroit Pistons. At that time, it was assumed that said move by the front office would cause some waves that might rock the Markieff Morris boat. But, that probably isn’t a bad thing, right? The Morrii were not equal parts in their time playing together in Phoenix. Some off-the...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Pistons hired a new shooting coach to work with Andre Drummond

The Detroit Pistons added some quality shooters in Marcus Morris and Ersan Ilyasova this offseason, but the biggest addition may have been a new shooting coach to work with their biggest star: Andre Drummond. Drummond shot just 38.9 percent from the free throw line last season, which invited plenty of intentional fouls from opposing teams. New shooting coach Dave Hopla hopes to...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Super Morris Bros: Can the Morris brothers thrive without each other?

Marcus and Markieff Morris tend to operate on the same wave length. "Keef" is seven minutes older than his brother and was drafted one pick and five minutes before him. They both went to Kansas. They lived together while they played for the Suns. They signed four year contract extensions to stay in Phoenix on the same day. And, unfortunately, they also received identical felony...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Top 5 Must-See Games

The NBA schedule was released earlier this month, so let’s take a look at some of the Detroit Pistons most intriguing games. Detroit Pistons Top 5 Must-See Games of 2015-2016 The Pistons are coming into the 2015-2016 with half of their current 18-man roster comprised of new faces. With the new-look roster and a freshly-contracted Reggie Jackson, there’s no lack of storylines...
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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  "He feels disrespected, says the Suns management...
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August 18, 2015  |  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...
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August 18, 2015  |  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...
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August 12, 2015  |  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...
August 09, 2015  |  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...
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August 07, 2015  |  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...
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August 06, 2015  |  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...
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August 06, 2015  |  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...
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August 06, 2015  |  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...
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August 01, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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