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Report: Suns still want to deal Morris before trade deadline

It just keeps getting harder and harder for the Phoenix Suns to trade Markieff Morris with the NBA trade deadline on approach. One of the NBA’s worst-kept secrets continues to be the fact the Suns and Morris would probably be better off without one another. Morris has had trouble off the court, demanded a trade after the organization traded his brother and even trashed the team...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Booker replaces Noel in Rising Stars Challenge

Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker has replaced injured Philadelphia player Nerlens Noel on the U.S. team roster in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night.The NBA announced the move Thursday.Booker, the 19-year-old former Kentucky guard drafted 13th overall last year, is averaging 10.6 points and shooting 40.3 percent from 3-point range in 48 games. In 23 starts, he's averaging...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Booker replaces 76rs' Noel in Rising Stars Challenge

TORONTO (AP) Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker has replaced injured Philadelphia player Nerlens Noel on the U.S. team roster in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night. The NBA announced the move Thursday. Booker, the 19-year-old former Kentucky guard drafted 13th overall last year, is averaging 10.6 points and shooting 40.3 percent from 3-point range in 48 games. In 23 starts...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns assign McRae to Bakersfield of D-League

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns assigned guard Jordan McRae to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League on Thursday, and said he will play in the D-League All-Star Game on Saturday in Toronto. McRae signed a second 10-day contract with the Suns on Monday after initially signing Jan. 29. The 24-year-old former Tennessee player has averaged 4.8 points, 1.2 assists and 11...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Markieff Morris give the middle finger to heckling Suns fan?

In an evening already overwrought with drama for the Phoenix Suns, Markieff Morris made some kind of gesture — perhaps an obscene one — towards a heckling fan as he made his way to the locker room after the team’s 112-104 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. As the Suns and Morris walked off the court, the disgruntled can be seen raising his right hand up...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Markieff Morris appears to flip the bird to heckler

Not only did Markieff Morris get into a physical altercation with a teammate on the bench during Wednesday night’s Suns game, but he also appeared to flip the bird to a heckler afterwards. A fan posted video on Facebook of Morris gesturing to the camera after being heckled. The heckler said the Suns should trade Morris, and the big man appeared to raise his middle finger in response...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Markieff Morris, Archie Goodwin get into scuffle on bench

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Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns’ Markieff Morris, Archie Goodwin fight on team bench

An awful 2015-2016 season for the Phoenix Suns lowered to another level of embarrassing on Wednesday night, when teammates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a scuffle on the team’s bench during their 112-104 loss to the Golden State Warriors. In this screenshot of the physical altercation, it appears that Morris may be choking Goodwin: Markieff Morris choking Archie...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Curry flirts with triple-double, Warriors top Suns 112-104

PHOENIX (AP) Stephen Curry nearly had a triple-double before sitting out the fourth quarter, and the Golden State Warriors stormed into the All-Star break on an 11-game winning streak with a 112-104 victory over the free-falling Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. Curry had 26 points, nine rebounds and nine assists for the defending NBA champions. At 48-4, the Warriors have the best...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris shoves Suns teammate Archie Goodwin (Video)

Phoenix Suns power forward Markieff Morris shoved teammate Archie Goodwin during a timeout in Wednesday night's game against Golden State.Goodwin was seated on the bench with Morris hunched over him trying to get his point across. Goodwin appeared to be urging Morris to calm down when Morris pushed Goodwin's arms down, then shoved him back. Archie Goodwin and Markieff Morris get...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry does incredible crossover on Mirza Teletovic

As you probably know by now, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is pretty amazing and tonight, he showed off his incredible crossover abilities. Tonight, the Warriors faced off against the Phoenix Suns and in the first half, Curry was able to make an incredible crossover move on Phoenix’s Mirza Teletovic: Stephen Curry is amazing, everybody! *** Curry Incredible Crossover...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie/Vet: Tyson Chandler x Devin Booker (Episode 1)

Like all players, Tyson Chandler was once a rookie and he learned how to be a pro from legends like Charles Oakley, Scottie Pippen, Antonio Davis and Jalen Rose. Now a 15-year veteran, Chandler returns the favor to Phoenix Suns rookie and teammate Devin Booker. In an on-going series for the Player’s Tribune, executive produced by Steve Nash. The two-time MVP documents the exchange...
Via Hooped Up
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns vets pull packing peanut prank on rookie Devin Booker

Rookie mistake — not hiding your car keys at the practice facility. Phoenix Suns 19-year-old Devin Booker apparently never learned that lesson and it cost him dearly on Tuesday. That’s because the Suns vets got ahold of his car keys and spent the day packing his car full of packing peanuts. What resulted was a rookie awash in a sea of the annoying peanuts. Sometimes the...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Luck of the Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns are one of the worst teams in the NBA. This is something that has been uncommon for one of the most successful franchises in NBA history. Only the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, and Boston Celtics have a better wining percentage than the Suns. Many people consider them the best franchise to never win a championship. That infamous title goes back to the rough...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors can continue trend with Nash at Kerr’s side

At this point of the season and even before so, it’s become clearly evident that the Golden State Warriors have a solid and technically-advanced coaching staff in place. But Luke Walton’s impressive interim spell has cast his shadow to the league as a potential head coaching candidate, which means Golden State must begin a safety search for a new assistant. Little do they know...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns forward P.J. Tucker falls on cameramen (Video)

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker accidentally fell on top of some cameramen beneath the basket during the fourth quarter of Monday night's game against Oklahoma City.Tucker stole a pass and took it himself for the layup. As he made the basket, Tucker was pushed a little from behind by Enes Kanter, which threw him off balance and sent him wobbling towards a group of photographers...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns

PHOENIX -- Kevin Durant scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and Oklahoma City pulled away in the final four minutes to hand the Phoenix Suns their eighth consecutive loss, 122-106 on Monday night.The Suns, losers of 23 of their last 25 games, were in it most of the way and led by as many as six late in the third quarter. But Durant sank two 3-pointers in a 16-4 Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder pull away to beat Suns

PHOENIX (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and Oklahoma City pulled away in the final four minutes to hand the Phoenix Suns their eighth consecutive loss, 122-106 on Monday night. The Suns, losers of 23 of their last 25 games, were in it most of the way and led by as many as six late in the third quarter. But Durant sank two 3-pointers in a 16-4 Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106

PHOENIX (AP) Kevin Durant scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and Oklahoma City pulled away in the final four minutes to hand the Phoenix Suns their eighth consecutive loss, 122-106 on Monday night. The Suns, losers of 23 of their last 25 games, were in it most of the way and led by as many as six late in the third quarter. But Durant sank two 3-pointers in a 16-4 Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook soars for one-handed slam dunk against Suns

There have been many great players in basketball history but there are few like Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook. Today, the Thunder traveled to face off against the Phoenix Suns and in the first quarter, Westbrook was able to take flight for an incredible one-handed dunk: Russell Westbrook can fly, everybody! *** Westbrook Slam Dunk [Oklahoma City Thunder] Westbrook...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Sign Jordan McRae To 2nd 10-Day Contract

The Phoenix Suns have signed guard Jordan McRae to a second 10-day contract. McRae signed his first 10-day contract with the Suns on Jan. 29. The 24-year-old guard has appeared in five games with Phoenix, averaging 5.8 points and 1.4 assists in 13.0 minutes. McRae made his NBA debut at New York on Jan. 29, scoring 12 points and handing out four assists. Prior to signing with the...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Possible Head Coach Options for the Struggling Suns

Following a loss to Dallas on Sunday, Suns Head Coach Jeff Hornacek was relieved of his duties. If he had deserved to be fired or not isn’t exactly clear yet due this years debacle of Season stemming from Players, management and Coach Hornacek. However, while nobody has been officially assigned to the position as of now it is expected for one of the assistant coaches, Corey Gaines...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Was firing Jeff Hornacek the wrong move for the Suns?

It’s been a long, arduous season for the Phoenix Suns, and anyone who is still loyal enough to call themselves a fan. If the firing of head coach, Jeff Hornacek, earlier this week wasn’t enough, one had the opportunity to hear a funny, albeit savagely truthful, Charles Barkley rant on how bad it’s looking in Phoenix these days. It’s been a mere three years of coaching for...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reeling Suns rally late but fall to suddenly surging Jazz

PHOENIX -- A fast start was enough to propel the Utah Jazz to their season's-best sixth straight victory.Rodney Hood scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 and the Jazz withstood a late Phoenix rally to beat the reeling Suns 98-89 on Saturday night."I am going to let myself feel good about winning six in a row," Jazz coach Quinn Snyder said. "I want us to be consistent. Today...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hood, Jazz best reeling Suns 98-89 for 6th straight win

PHOENIX (AP) Rodney Hood scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 and the Utah Jazz stretched their season-long winning streak to six games with a 98-89 victory over the reeling Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. The Suns lost their seventh straight and are 2-22 in their last 24 games. Devin Booker scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter for the Suns, who cut Utah's 23...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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