Entries Tagged as 'Markieff Morris'

NBA Summer League: Suns 82, Blazers 69 — One for Hornacek

July 13th, 2013 · 21 Comments

Like a warning before any Jackass movie, let’s begin with a notice regarding all Las Vegas Summer League games. The performances witnessed in the NBA summer leagues do not accurately represent the outlook for the Phoenix Suns’ season, nor should they be taken as gospel. Now that’s out of the way, the Suns’ first summer […]

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Tags: Archie Goodwin · Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns Recap · Summer League

Marshall looks to improve, Morris twins embrace opportunity in Las Vegas Summer League

July 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Veteran-laden. It’s a term not often thrown around when describing Summer League teams, but one that is more than apropos for the contingent the Phoenix Suns will be marching out on the Las Vegas hardwood over the next 10 days. The Suns, who open Summer League play Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. against […]

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Tags: Archie Goodwin · Jeff Hornacek · Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns

Minnesota Timberwolves 105, Phoenix Suns 93 — Turnover troubles

April 13th, 2013 · 38 Comments

The Suns have admitted they’re not a team with a lot of room for error. They didn’t play that way at Minnesota, attempting behind-the-back and no-look passes, proving that the Suns can indeed play loosely. Just not efficiently. Against one of the best defensive perimeters in the league (Ricky Rubio, Luke Ridnour and Andrei Kirilenko average […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Hamed Haddadi · Kendall Marshall · Luis Scola · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Minnesota Timberwolves · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Wesley Johnson

Stuck in the middle: How the Morris twins reflect the Suns’ uncertainty

April 12th, 2013 · 19 Comments

There’s no rule book on being a bad NBA team. It’s one reason for the ongoing discussion of tanking being a legitimate option or a sorry excuse for what used to be called “rebuilding.” The Phoenix Suns and especially president of basketball ops Lon Babby have maintained they are against it. And though they’ve done […]

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Tags: Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

ValleyoftheSuns Live: The Suns are officially tanking & more on the Morris twins

March 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments

Hide your kids, hide your wife and hide your husband because the Phoenix Suns are tanking out here. As Paul Coro reported from Utah prior to the Suns’ game against the Jazz, that the Suns front office was holding out point guard Goran Dragic against a Jazz team that can theoretically chase down the Los […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Grading the Phoenix Suns’ trade deadline deals

February 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

No Josh Smith, no Al Jefferson and nothing too notable. The Phoenix Suns were pretty conservative in their moves before Thursday’s trade deadline, and that’s OK. It’s what most of us hoped for with the new collective bargaining agreement pushing every NBA team away from scary-big contracts. Phoenix acquired Marcus Morris for a second round […]

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Tags: Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades