Markieff Morris RUMORS & NEWS

  • Markieff Morris detained at Philadelphia International Airport

    CSN Philly "Former Prep Charter and current Washington Wizards star Markieff Morris was detained at Philadelphia International Airport Thursday, according to law enforcement officials. Morris, who was with a party that included his mother, checked a bag for an international trip when “a suspicious item”..." May 26

  • Wizards made 40 phone calls vetting Markieff Morris

    Larry Brown Sports "To say the Washington Wizards were very thorough when evaluating Markieff Morris for a potential trade last month would be an understatement. The Wizards were aware of Morris’ behavioral issues in Phoenix prior to trading for him before the deadline in February. Before bringing him into their..." March 15

  • Wizards' Gortat: Markieff Morris 'is what we need'

    Washington Post "Before the Washington Wizards pulled the trigger and acquired forward Markieff Morris from the Phoenix Suns for a protected first-round pick, DeJuan Blair and Kris Humphries just minutes shy of Thursday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, they gathered as much information as they could about the..." February 19

  • Suns deal Markieff Morris to Wizards

    The Score "Phoenix Suns power forward Markieff Morris has been traded to the Washington Wizards, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Suns will receive a top-nine protected 2016 first-round pick, Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojVerticalNBA

    Phoenix has traded Markieff Morris to the Wizards, reports @ShamsCharania and @WojVerticalNBA.

  • Suns' Markieff Morris wants to stay past trade deadline

    Arizona Republic "Suns power forward Markieff Morris feels like he has been asked the question 20 times. He probably is right. On the eve of the NBA trade deadline, it seems more apropos than ever to wonder whether Morris wants to be traded from Phoenix, as he did during the offseason. “That’s not a question,..." February 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    The Suns, of course, continue to shop Markieff Morris and have been fielding interest from Toronto (among others) in PJ Tucker for some time

  • Markieff Morris, P.J. Tucker, Mirza Teletovic top Suns trade talk

    Arizona Republic "The phones warmed up Monday in NBA trade talks with potential Suns deals becoming a hot topic in anticipation of Thursday’s deadline. It would be difficult for the Suns to approach the activity level of last year’s trade deadline, the franchise’s most active trade day ever, but Suns General..." February 17

  • Suns want more than pick for Markieff Morris

    Yahoo! Sports "Multiple teams who have made pitches for Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris suggest a first-round pick hasn't been enough to engage the Suns in trade talks. Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has been pursuing a package that includes a younger player and a first-round pick, league executives..." February 16

  • Suns, NBA can't move on as easily as Markieff Morris wants

    Arizona Republic "Markieff Morris is ready to move on, but the rest of the basketball world is not. Morris' verbal and physical altercation with teammate Archie Goodwin, less than three minutes into Wednesday’s Suns game, was brief but it will linger as another stain on Morris’ season. In addition, Morris’..." February 12

  • Suns' Morris, Goodwin downplay altercation, call it a 'family fight'

    CBS Sports "Things seemed to reach in boiling point in Phoenix on Wednesday when Suns foward Markieff Morris argued with and pushed his teammate Archie Goodwin. The two had to be separated but they both remained in the game and Goodwin ended up being the Suns high-scorer with 20 points in a loss to the..." February 11

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Toronto, I'm told, also showing interest in Suns' Markieff Morris; PHX widely seen as a LOCK to do at least one deal before Feb. 18 deadline

  • Raptors interested in Suns' Morris and Tucker

    The Score "The Toronto Raptors are one of the teams expressing interest in Phoenix Suns forwards Markieff Morris and P.J. Tucker, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Both are known to be available with the Suns effectively out of postseason contention. Morris is believed to have worn out his welcome in the..." February 03

  • Suns ‘might blink’ on Markieff Morris trade

    The Sports Daily "The NBA trade deadline’s biggest question mark revolves around the Phoenix Suns and embattled forward Markieff Morris. Morris has a reputation as a disgruntled employee, which makes sense after he demanded a trade due to the team trading his twin brother, Marcus. There was the whole..." January 20

  • Key Cavs players open to trade for Markieff Morris

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "We're midway through January, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are 27-10 after suffering a 99-95 loss to the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night at the AT&T Center. At this time last year, the Cavs had twice as many losses and were in the midst of figuring out how to operate the new pieces that had..." January 16

  • Suns Not Yet Close To Finding Trade Of Markieff Morris

    Real GM Basketball "Markieff Morris has played just 20 minutes in one game since the end of his two-game suspension. The Phoenix Suns would like to trade Morris but they've found the market for him soft. “I’d say you never know if you’re close or not until something actually happens,” Ryan McDonough said. “I..." January 07

  • Suns' Robert Sarver blames woes on self, culture, Markieff Morris

    ESPN "Owner Robert Sarver, while saying the blame for his Suns' struggles extend throughout the organization, has linked their challenges more broadly to "millennial culture," with Phoenix forward Markieff Morris serving as a prime example. In an interview with The Arizona Republic, Sarver questioned..." January 04

  • Marcus Morris slams Suns, defends twin Markieff

    Arizona Republic "Marcus Morris is still talking about the Phoenix Suns. The former Suns player, who now plays for the Detroit Pistons, opened up about his feelings for the organization earlier this week. Marcus was traded in the offseason. His twin brother, Markieff, still plays for the Suns. "It's..." January 01

  • Suns' Markieff Morris returns from suspension, apologizes to team

    Arizona Republic "Much like when Markieff Morris joined the team just before training camp, the Suns patched up differences with Morris and are hopeful the latest return is more successful in getting Morris back to being the player they knew for four years. His absence from Suns voluntary workouts over the..." December 31

  • Suns ask Markieff Morris to apologize to team as condition of return

    Yahoo! Sports "Suspended Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris could return to practice Tuesday if a meeting with team officials goes well, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Morris has completed a two-game suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team" after throwing a towel at Suns coach Jeff Hornacek..." December 29

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