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  • Oddsmakers think Suns drafted the lesser Morris brother

    When the team selected Markieff Morris one pick before his brother Marcus went to the Houston Rockets, many fans had visions of Robin Lopez and Taylor Griffin dancing in their heads. Is the power forward destined to follow in their footsteps? Did the Suns once again draft the ‘lesser’ brother? According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, […]
  • Nash honored for role in community

    As a two-time NBA MVP and seven-time All-Star, Steve Nash has received plenty of accolades on the court and now he has a few off the court as well. Street Soccer USA, a national organization that teaches job and life skills to homeless,
  • Kings may be interested in Aaron Brooks

    The Phoenix Suns made Aaron Brooks a qualifying offer last Thursday, however they are not the only team interested in the point guard. According to the New York Daily News, the Sacramento Kings are interested in signing the restricted free agent. With Jimmer Fredette’s addition to a backcourt featuring Tyreke Evans, Sacramento doesn’t have a […]
  • Morris ready to get started for Suns

    PHOENIX – It’s unknown how good the Phoenix Suns’ first round pick Markieff Morris will be or how long until he can make a solid contribution to the team, but the former Kansas player isn’t short on confidence. The power forward didn’t hesitate to say he will have a better career than No. 2 pick […]
  • Knicks draft Suns’ guy with an eye towards Steve Nash

    When the Phoenix Suns took Markieff Morris with the 13th pick they did so knowing their other target, Iman Shumpert, would not likely wear a purple and orange uniform anytime soon. Or will he. On Friday Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro, on the Gambo and Ash show, brought up an interesting reason for the New […]
  • Jared Dudley: Smart man, knows a lockout is likely

    With every tweet Jared Dudley shows he not only has personality, but a good grasp on how things work. Friday, the Suns’ player rep said he left a NBA/Player meeting pleased that NBA Commissioner David Stern is willing to negotiate, but holds an understanding that basketball will probably go away shortly. Realistically the very well […]
  • Analyst calls Phoenix Suns draft average at best

    Much like mock drafts, trade rumors and ridiculous suits, NBA Draft grades are part of the yearly ritual. There are always a few different grades for each team’s draft and this year’s Suns are no different. Some experts think it was a good pick while others think it was bland, but no one really questions […]
  • Markieff Morris wanted to be a Phoenix Sun

    When the Phoenix Suns selected Markieff Morris with the No. 13 overall pick, they filled a team need as well as a personal desire. Morris was obviously just happy to be drafted, but he was also content to go to Phoenix as he told his former coach, Bill Self, he wanted to be a member […]
  • Babby: Markieff was at the top of our board

    There were a bunch of names connected to the Phoenix Suns prior to Thursday night’s NBA draft but the team’s president of basketball operations, Lon Babby, says they got their man at No. 13. “Markieff was at the top of our board when it was time for us to pick. But more importantly, the reality […]
  • Lots of talent was available at what could have been the Suns’ No. 23 pick

    The 23rd pick in the NBA Draft came and went with a lot of intrigue. Why would there be intrigue in Phoenix you ask? They owned this pick before the Goran Dragic trade (for Aaron Brooks) sent it to the Houston Rockets. If the Suns were on the clock what pool of players could they […]
  • Markieff Morris will be nice fit for Phoenix Suns

    This pick was no mystery for a few weeks now after John Gambadoro of Arizona reported it. The new Suns front office wants to transition to a more defensive oriented team. With Markieff you are getting a player who knows his role and plays it very well. He is not the superstar or a […]
  • Suns select Kansas’ Markieff Morris No. 13

    The Phoenix Suns have addressed their glaring needs for defense and rebounding with the selection of Kansas’s Markieff Morris. The Suns drafted Morris with the No. 13 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. While some may think Phoenix reached a little bit for the Morris twin, he is exactly what the Suns need. The 6-foot-10, […]
  • Morris won’t be great but fills a need

    The Phoenix Suns have a thing for twins. That’s because for the second time in four years they drafted one. This time it was 6-foot-10, 245 pound power forward Markieff Morris out of Kansas. It was a selection that Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro feels was one the Suns had to make. “The reality is […]
  • Dudley wouldn’t be offended if Nash left

    Jared Dudley isn’t one to shy away from sharing his opinion on any subject. On Wednesday, while at Steve Nash’s charity soccer event in New York, he shared his thoughts on all the trade rumors surrounding the Phoenix Suns. “I’m definitely hoping [Marcin Gortat and Steve Nash] stay here,” he told “You can understand […]
  • Rumors suggest Robin Lopez could be on the move

    Trades are expected on draft day. Teams are often scrambling to switch picks or acquire veteran players in an attempt to better their teams. While an impending lockout may make draft day trades a bit more complicated than usual, and the Phoenix Suns may be involved. Draft Express tweeted that Robin Lopez’s name is being […]