Entries from June 2011

Markieff Morris: The Phoenix Suns’ new big man

June 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

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Markieff Morris a safe pick for Phoenix Suns squad still trying to win with Steve Nash

June 24th, 2011 · 51 Comments

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns remain squarely in “win with Nash” mode after selecting Markieff Morris with their lottery pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Morris’ toughness and rebounding provide Phoenix with critical missing pieces, and the former Jayhawk’s ability to space the floor makes him a fit offensively in a Nash-driven system. Purely thinking about […]

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Markieff Morris’ toughness, rebounding, shooting make him a nice fit for team he ‘always wanted’ to play for

June 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — Markieff Morris’ draft night wish came true, and it had nothing to do with the supposedly lesser twin getting picked a spot ahead of his brother. Instead it had everything to do with who was on the other end of the call that officially made him an NBA player. “It didn’t really mean […]

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Phoenix Suns flush with options on draft day

June 23rd, 2011 · 9 Comments

The Phoenix Suns’ murky future will receive a modicum of clarity Thursday night, but the direction the franchise goes in tonight’s NBA Draft is anybody’s guess at this point. What we know is that the Suns own the No. 13 pick in the draft, which begins at 4:30 p.m. Arizona time. The Suns are expected […]

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Phoenix Suns 2011 draft candidates

June 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

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Iman Shumpert the Phoenix Suns’ diamond in the rough?

June 23rd, 2011 · 5 Comments

With the 13th pick in the 2011 NBA draft the Phoenix Suns select … Iman Shumpert. Iman Shumpert? My thoughts exactly. A few weeks ago Shumpert figured to be a late first-round pick at best and a clear afterthought in terms of the top point guards on the board. I never imagined Phoenix could even consider Shumpert over […]

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