Marcus Morris RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marcus Morris plans to appeal his $15,000 fine for shoving Paul George

    Detroit Bad Boys "Marcus Morris was fined $15,000 on Monday for his push of Paul George after Saturday night's game. As most players do after they've been fined or suspended, especially when their teammate may or may not be footing the bill, they appeal. Morris plans to appeal, according to MLIVE. George..." January 05

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris fined 15k for shoving Indiana Pacers forward Paul George, George fined 10K for their #beef

  • Marcus Morris slams Suns, defends twin Markieff

    Arizona Republic "Marcus Morris is still talking about the Phoenix Suns. The former Suns player, who now plays for the Detroit Pistons, opened up about his feelings for the organization earlier this week. Marcus was traded in the offseason. His twin brother, Markieff, still plays for the Suns. "It's..." January 01

  • SVG praises Marcus Morris: 'I like coaching him'

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy has been effusive in his praise of Pistons forward Marcus Morris this season. Acquired in an off-season trade from Phoenix, he has been a gift to the young, retooling Pistons. "He's a highly professional guy, gets his work done every day," Van Gundy said..." December 27

  • Morris blasts Suns fans: Pistons fans would've booed better

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons fans are starting to like this guy. Marcus Morris gave it to Phoenix Suns fans after he scored 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting in the Pistons' 100-92 victory Friday night. He also got one against his twin brother, Markieff, who finished with 18 points on 9-for-21..." November 08

  • Pistons’ 'disrespected' Morris wants to shine vs. Suns

    Detroit Free Press "This one is personal. Tonight, for the first time since the Pistons acquired forward Marcus Morris in the off-season, he will face the Phoenix Suns. Phoenix is where he felt he was underused. It’s where he felt slighted. The Suns unceremoniously sent him to Detroit without a phone..." November 06

  • Motion for new grand jury in Markieff, Marcus Morris case denied

    Detroit Free Press "A motion to remand Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris and Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris' felony aggravated-assault case to a new grand jury was denied in a ruling filed last week in Maricopa County (Ariz.) Superior Court. The Morris' attorneys claimed that the grand jury that indicted..." November 04

  • Marcus Morris says he should've started over P.J. Tucker

    Arizona Republic "Marcus Morris looked back at his time with the Suns, and per usual, he didn't have great things to say. In an interview with, Morris opened up about the opportunity he has in Detroit while putting down a former teammate at the same time. He said: "Yes, it is. In Phoenix, I..." September 25

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Markieff and Marcus Morris are in court today. Their attorneys are granted Oct. 15 oral arguments on a motion to remand to a new grand jury.

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    Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42

    Facing a suspension of minimum of 10 games if found guilty of a felony, suspension also looms for a misdemeanor

  • Lawyers for NBA's Morris twins seek a new grand jury

    Arizona Republic "The defense attorneys for Marcus and Markieff Morris have asked a Maricopa County Superior Court judge to return the case to a grand jury because they say prosecutors falsely presented information that led to an indictment on charges of aggravated assault. Prosecutors presented "false and..." August 04

  • Morris not happy with Suns but excited to be a Piston

    Detroit Free Press "Marcus Morris comes to the Detroit Pistons with a chip on his shoulder. Blindsided by his trade from Phoenix, the 25-year-old small forward said he will use it as motivation to help the Pistons get back in the playoff hunt. "I wouldn't say stunning, but in Phoenix, I would say I didn't have..." July 11

  • The Morris twins brought this on themselves

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Today, the Phoenix Suns relieved themselves of about $8.42 million in salary by trading Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a pinch of pocket lint. Frankly, the Suns' primary interest was clearing more salary cap space in order to sign LaMarcus Aldridge..." July 03

  • Suns trade Marcus Morris, 2 others to Pistons to clear cap space, according to report

    SB Nation "The Phoenix Suns need cap space if they want to sign LaMarcus Aldridge. On Thursday afternoon, they accomplished just that by trading Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Aldridge was reportedly deciding..." July 02

  • Suns Morris brothers 'not guilty' plea arraignment set for today

    Bright Side Of The Sun "The Phoenix Suns had a tough year, and it's only getting worse. Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris have each been charged with two counts of aggravated assault, and face their initial arraignment today on Maricopa Superior Court. If ultimately convicted, the Morris twins could each face several..." May 07

  • Morris twins charged with felony aggravated assault for Jan. 24 incident

    ESPN "Phoenix Suns forwards Marcus and Markieff Morris have been charged with felony aggravated assault following an incident on January 24 at a Phoenix recreation center. The Morris twins are among five men charged in the alleged assault of a 36-year-old man at the Nina Mason Pulliam Recreation..." April 21

  • Suns' Morris twins accused of assaulting man who texted mom

    Arizona Republic "The Phoenix Suns' Morris twins live by the mantra "Family over everything." Phoenix police say Marcus and Markieff Morris put those words into action when they and three others committed felony aggravated assault against a man the 25-year-old twins learned had sent "inappropriate" text messages..." April 08

  • Report: Markieff And Marcus Morris Under Investigation For Assault

    Deadspin "According to CBS 5 News, Phoenix Suns twins Marcus and Markieff Morris are being investigated by Phoenix police for their role in an alleged assault that occurred Saturday outside of a gym. " January 29

  • Marcus Morris screams at Suns coach Jeff Hornacek after technical foul

    Pro Basketball Talk "Marcus Morris was understandably upset. How he showed it was confounding. During the third quarter of last night’s Suns-Timberwolves game, Morris was battling Thaddeus Young for a loose ball, and Morris came up holding his face. He spoke briefly to a referee and appeared calm enough. Play..." January 08

  • Suns' Marcus Morris apologizes after shouting at coach Jeff Hornacek

    SI "Marcus Morris shouted directly in the face of coach Jeff Hornacek during Phoenix's 113-111 win in Minnesota on Wednesday, but cooler heads have apparently prevailed. Tensions mounted with a little less than three minutes to go in the third quarter, when Morris was issued a technical foul for..." January 08

  • Suns nearing extensions with both Marcus and Markieff Morris

    CBS Sports "ESPN reports that the Phoenix Suns are nearing an extension with both twins, Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris, on a combined $52 million deal that will see the money split evenly between the two. Markieff averaged 13.8 points and 6.0 rebounds last season for Phoenix, while Marcus averaged 9.7..." September 29

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Markieff Morris signed a four-year, $32M extension and Marcus Morris signed a four-year, $20M extension with the #Suns. More to come.

  • Report: Morris twins said they’d take discount to stay together

    Pro Basketball Talk "Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris, twins and Suns, want to keep playing together. You could have guessed that by how they played together growing up, played together at Kansas and urged Phoenix to put them together. But you don’t need to guess. They’ve straight up said it. As both enter..." September 17

  • Morris twins want to keep playing together even after rookie contracts end

    Pro Basketball Talk "Through pretty much their entire basketball careers, Markieff Morris and twin brother Marcus Morris have been on the same team. Same youth teams, same Prep Charter high school in Philadelphia, then together in college at Kansas. They were selected back-to-back in the NBA draft in 2011, but a 2013..." August 18

  • Marcus and Markieff Morris hope to be package deal for Suns

    Arizona Republic "Marcus and Markieff Morris have turned themselves into solid NBA players. The twins are the heartbeat of the Suns bench and are so close that it seems they share one heartbeat. At what financial sacrifice are the Morris twins willing to make to keep that together? What are the Suns willing..." March 05

  • Morris twins thriving in Phoenix, even if the Suns can’t tell them apart

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Suns traded for Marcus Morris, pairing him with his twin brother Markieff, many scoffed at the move as a gimmick. Even though I realized getting Marcus for just a second-round pick was good value, I still laughed at the deal as overly marketing generated. Well, the joke is on..." November 23

  • Suns exercise contract options on Morris twins and Miles Plumlee

    Inside Hoops "The Phoenix Suns exercised their 2014-15 options on forwards Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris and center Miles Plumlee, the club announced today. In two seasons with the Suns, Markieff Morris has averaged 7.8 points and 4.7 rebounds in 145 games. The 13th overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft, he..." October 26

  • Consistent energy sought from the Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris

    Arizona Republic "During last week’s preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers Suns power forward Markieff Morris dived to the floor and corralled a loose ball. He came out on the next dead ball. Some coaches will pull a player after a made shot for them to leave on a high note. With Morris that is the..." October 21

  • Suns twins Marcus and Markieff Morris trying to fit in, awaiting word on their 2014-15 options

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Marcus and Markieff Morris affectionately known around these parts as the Morrii are fighting for their place on the Phoenix Suns this season but both know they are also looking for their long-term fit on the team. The Phoenix Suns have until the end of October to decide on their 2014-15..." October 18

  • Phoenix Suns’ Morris twins hope to ‘change the team’

    Arizona Republic "Marcus Morris always envisioned having moments like the game-winning shot he made at the buzzer Monday night. It just was never going to be in NBA Summer League two years after he was drafted. But after being cast off in Houston and winding up with diminishing time at the end of last season..." July 16

  • A whole greater than the sum of the Morris twins

    Arizona Republic "A week after making his Suns debut, Marcus Morris starred in a win over Atlanta that gave the Suns consecutive victories against winning teams for the first time since mid-December. The Suns often talk about how Marcus Morris’ presence has rejuvenated his twin brother Markieff Morris’ energy and..." March 03