Markieff Morris RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

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    Jordan Schultz @Schultz_Report

    Hearing the Suns are trying to deal Markieff Morris, who has an affordable 8M/yr deal. He and Hornacek don't get along, plus Marcus is gone.

  • 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 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

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Markieff Morris on #Suns fans: “It does not feel like a home-court advantage at all...I don’t feel like this year they’re behind us enough.”

  • 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

  • KCP, Van Gundy dismiss Markieff Morris' 'mouthing off'

    Detroit News "Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and coach Stan Van Gundy were equally dismissive of Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris' claim that the Pistons' second-year guard "had no heart," after the Suns beat the Pistons 88-86 Wednesday. "That's his opinion. I know what I can do and how I carry..." November 21

  • 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 forward Markieff Morris gets his ‘swag back’ after slump

    Arizona Republic "Suns power forward Markieff Morris went from Player of the Week to funk of the week. It came to a head Friday night when he got blocked from behind by Charlotte guard Gerald Henderson when he was going up for a dunk in the second quarter. At that point, Morris had missed 16 of 17 shots over 3..." November 23

  • Pacers' George, Suns' Markieff Morris named Players of the Week "The Indiana Pacers' Paul George and the Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Mon., Nov. 4-Sun., Nov. 10. George led Indiana to the only undefeated record in the Eastern Conference on the week (4-0)...." November 11

  • Suns forward Markieff Morris now proving scouts right

    Arizona Republic "If the Suns wanted someone who blew them away with his vertical-leap test in 2011, they would have drafted Iman Shumpert. And they almost did. JaJuan Johnson was that draft’s highest hopping big man, but there is more to the job than jumping. His career (36 games) could not match his vertical..." November 10

  • 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

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    NBA suspends Suns F Markieff Morris one game without pay for elbowing Thunder C Serge Ibaka in the face. Happened in Tuesday's game.

  • 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

  • Phoenix Suns’ Marcus Morris eyes changes

    Arizona Republic "Marcus Morris never has seemed to be one who lacked for confidence, but he apparently lost that along with his playing time this month. Upon arrival with a trade-deadline deal in late February, Morris made a splash and averaged 12.7 points over a six-game stretch. For the past two weeks, Morris..." March 31

  • 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