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Raptors reportedly interested in Markieff Morris, P.J. Tucker

Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri appears to be circling the dire basketball situation in Phoenix like a hungry vulture. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Wednesday, Toronto is expressing trade interest in a pair of Suns ahead of the mid-February deadline: forwards Markieff Morris and P.J. Tucker. ESPN sources say Toronto is among the teams expressing trade interest...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Burning Fantasy Basketball Questions (Feb. 3)

Every week, D.J. Foster will tackle three burning questions in the Fantasy Basketball world. Topics for today: Markieff Morris rises from the ashes, Denver becomes relevant once again and punting strategies in DFS.1. Are you buying or selling Markieff Morris? Buying! Buy, buy, buy. Morris has basically been fantasy poison with his sub-40 percent shooting, but things are about to...
Via Fox Sports
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Rising Sun

At no point this season did I ever think that Markieff Morris would be getting the lead in an article...unless, maybe, it was because he killed a guy or something (leading victim candidates included a coach, a referee, or a reporter who spoke ill of his twin brother). Well, he got the lead and nobody died...that I'm aware of. In his first game playing for interim head coach Earl...
Via Razzball Basketball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns ‘might blink’ on Markieff Morris trade

The NBA trade deadline’s biggest question mark revolves around the Phoenix Suns and embattled forward Markieff Morris. Morris has a reputation as a disgruntled employee, which makes sense after he demanded a trade due to the team trading his twin brother, Marcus. There was the whole towel-throwing incident, too. To make matters worse, the Suns haven’t exactly given Morris consistent...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs players would like Markieff Morris, but front office isn’t quite sold

As the Cleveland Cavaliers look to build out their roster for their inevitable post-season run, one of the hottest names on the potential acquisition list is disgruntled Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris. Once thought to be an up-and-coming swingman in the league, Morris has been shrouded in inconsistency and personality issues for much of the last year, much of which was spurned...
Via Waiting For Next Year
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns reportedly not close to trading Markieff Morris

The Phoenix Suns saw a lot of drama happening with power forward Markieff Morris this past offseason and there have been trade rumors surrounding him for quite some time. At this point in time, however, it doesn’t sound like the Suns are close to trading Morris. Ryan McDonough, the Suns’ general manager, talked about not being close to trading Morris right now. “I’d say...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Suns want Markieff Morris to apologize to team

    Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris is scheduled to return to practice Tuesday after serving a two-game suspension, but not before he apologizes. Morris was suspended for “conduct detrimental to the team” after he threw a towel at head coach Jeff Hornacek during last Wednesday’s loss to the Denver Nuggets. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, the apologies...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Markieff Morris suspended two games

    The Phoenix Suns have reportedly suspended Markieff Morris two games for throwing a towel at coach Jeff Hornacek. Sources told Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports that Morris claimed there was no intent involved in the towel toss. Morris also stated that he was unaware that Hornacek had been struck in the leg by the airborne towel until told by teammates. Hornacek responded by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris fined $10K for public trade demand

    Suns forward Markieff Morris wants out of Phoenix, and the childish way that he has carried himself throughout the entire affair has cost him fans, reputation, and now a solid chunk of cash. Morris was handed a $10,000 fine by the National Basketball Association on Tuesday for publicly demanding a trade, according to ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein. The 26-year-old has made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics could make bid for Markieff Morris

By Pat Bradley Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris wants out of the desert, and the Boston Celtics could be one of the teams in hot pursuit of the veteran forward. Morris, 26, signed a four-year, $32 million contract extension — a total bargain for the talented forward’s services — last September. The contract matched the length of his twin brother Marcus’. The two took...
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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