Entries Tagged as 'Summer League'

Phoenix Suns 99, New York Knicks 74 – Summer League success

July 15th, 2012 · 15 Comments

The youth movement is officially on in Phoenix and it has tallied its first victory. The Suns’ Summer League squad trounced the New York Knicks 99-74 on the far-flung battlefield of Las Vegas’ Cox Pavillion. Markieff Morris led the way with 21 points, on 7-of-16 shooting, and nine rebounds. The Suns as a team shot […]

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A summer of Keef and Kendall

July 14th, 2012 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Two 13th overall picks, two investments toward the future. Markieff Morris and Kendall Marshall enter their first Vegas Summer League together, and as two marquee points of emphasis for a Phoenix Suns franchise on the rebuilding track, their experience and development are crucial to the success of the team as it moves past […]

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Breaking down the Phoenix Suns Summer League roster

July 13th, 2012 · 10 Comments

The Phoenix Suns Summer League team will undoubtedly be a learning period for Markieff Morris and Kendall Marshall, the squad’s two pieces that will take what they learn in Vegas to the NBA season. But who are the other guys? While there are a couple of players from nontraditional basketball schools on the team, the […]

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NBA Summer League: Phoenix Suns announce Vegas roster

July 9th, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Phoenix Suns released their official NBA Summer League roster today that will travel with head coach Dan Majerle to Las Vegas, to play in five games from July 15-21. The group is headlined by second-year pro Markieff Morris and rookie point guard Kendall Marshall, both of whom were taken 13th overall by Phoenix in […]

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Phoenix Suns Summer League preview: Learning opportunity for Markieff Morris

June 16th, 2012 · 18 Comments

The NBA announced the schedule for the 2012 Las Vegas Summer League on Thursday. A record 24 of the league’s 30 franchises will field teams in this year’s exhibition. For the Phoenix Suns, this 10-day stretch in July will be the first step in a much-needed youth movement. At the center of that movement will […]

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Tags: Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News · Summer League

NBA Playbook breaks down Gani Lawal and Earl Clark

July 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Sebastian Pruiti of NBA Playbook does a really nice job of breaking down Gani Lawal’s performance in summer league, where he was named to the all-tournament team after averaging 15.4 and 7.4 on about 50 percent shooting. Here are Bassy’s conclusions on Lawal: In my opinion, Gani Lawal’s performance during the Las Vegas Summer League […]

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Tags: Earl Clark · Gani Lawal · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Summer League