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  1. Morris twins want to keep playing together even after rookie contracts end

    Aug 18, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris

    The real question in all of this is if they would take a pay cut to stay together?

  2. Report: Suns want to trade No. 27 pick for future first rounder

    Jun 4, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Goran Dragic, Gerald Green, Miles Plumlee

    Phoenix has three first-round picks and already a ton of talented, young(ish) players

  3. 2014 PBT Awards: Most Improved Player

    Apr 16, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Goran Dragic, Anthony Davis

    Nine combined spots on the ballot go to eight different players, and none of our winners made the other two’s top three

  4. Nick Young suspended one game for throwing punch at Goran Dragic

    Jan 16, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers v Phoenix Suns

    Nick Young has been suspended one game without pay for throwing a punch at Goran Dragic during Wednesday night’s game against the Suns, the league announced via official release. Alex Len, who was ejected for his flagrant-two foul against Young, has been fined $15,000, and Marcus Morris has been fined $25,000 for escalating the altercation.…

  5. The Extra Pass: The nightmare that is LeBron James; plus Monday’s recaps

    Dec 24, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Utah Jazz v Miami Heat

    You know those nightmares where you can’t run away fast enough? The ones where your legs turn to mush and the baddy behind you keeps gaining ground? That’s a recurring nightmare for lots of people, but it’s a recurring reality for Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer. Budenholzer was on the sidelines with the San…

  6. The Extra Pass: The league’s leading lineups; plus Tuesday’s recaps

    Dec 11, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Toronto Raptors v Houston Rockets

    After watching two of the league’s best starting lineups duke it out in Indiana, let’s check in on the best and worst lineups around the league so far this season. Best Net Efficiency Rating (minimum 150 minutes) Houston: Patrick Beverley-James Harden-Chandler Parsons-Terrence Jones-Dwight Howard Net efficiency is the difference between a team’s offensive rating and…

  7. PBT NBA Power Rankings: Injuries start to shape the rankings

    Nov 25, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs

    The top of our rankings remain solid this week, but after a bad weekend of injuries there were a few shakeups farther down with more to come. 1. Spurs (12-1, Last Week No. 1). They are the winners of 10 in a row and are doing it with great defense, good offense, not much Tim…

  8. Morris twins thriving in Phoenix, even if the Suns can’t tell them apart

    Nov 22, 2013, 6:14 PM EDT

    Phoenix Suns v Toronto Raptors

    When the Suns traded for Marcus Morris, pairing him with his twin brother Markieff, many scoffed at the move as a gimmick. Even though I realized getting Marcus for just a second-round pick was good value, I still laughed at the deal as overly marketing generated. Well, the joke is on us. With more competent…

  9. The Extra Pass: An early look at SportVU data and Wednesday’s recaps

    Nov 14, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Chris Paul

    Chances are at some point this season, you’ve heard about SportVU. For the uninitiated, SportVU is a player tracking software that utilizes cameras positioned around the court to collect all sorts of data. It’s a major breakthrough for analytics, and while a good portion of teams have had the software and data for a few years,…

  10. Top 10 plays of Las Vegas Summer League (VIDEO)

    Jul 24, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

    Wizards Warriors Basketball

    We already gave you the top 10 dunks out of the Las Vegas Summer League, now here are the top 10 plays. I’m going to agree with the top pick here, the Marcus Morris game winner for the Suns was the most dramatic thing I saw while there. Is there some overlap with the top…

  11. Summer League championship game set between Suns and Warriors

    Jul 22, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT

    Raptors Suns Basketball

    LAS VEGAS – The two teams that have played the best and most consistent basketball through the first 10 days of Summer League will, not surprisingly, compete for the inaugural tournament championship played on the final day of the action. The Suns will face the Warriors in Monday night’s title game, with tip-off set for…

  12. Summer League notes: Archie Goodwin continues to impress for Suns

    Jul 21, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    archie goodwin summer league

    LAS VEGAS – After Saturday’s action at Las Vegas Summer League, we’re down to four teams and three games left in tournament play before the event wraps up on Monday. The Suns are still around, and were expected to be considering the amount of players with real NBA rotation experience that they brought to town.…

  13. Marcus Morris hits Summer League game winner for Suns (VIDEO)

    Jul 16, 2013, 12:56 AM EDT

    Marcus Morris, Landry Fields

    Who says there is no drama with Summer League games? The Phoenix Suns came back on the Timberwolves Sunday thanks to the Morris twins, who had 40 points and 10 rebounds combined. But it was Marcus Morris that was the hero. After he game the Suns staff said Morris was not the first option but…

  14. C.J. McCollum hits the floater after dazzling off the dribble at Summer League (VIDEO)

    Jul 14, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

    C.J. McCollum

    LAS VEGAS – The overall quality of play in Saturday’s Summer League game between the Suns and the Blazers was among the best we’ve seen over the event’s first couple of days, and a quick look of the rosters makes it easy to understand why. Phoenix started four players that played heavy minutes in the…

  15. Suns will look to push the tempo under new head coach Hornacek

    Jul 10, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

    Hornacek Suns Basketball

    PHOENIX — Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek conducted his first official practice with the team on Tuesday, but only a handful of the players who will fill out the regular season roster were in attendance. The session was for the Suns’ Summer League squad, which will play its opening game in Las Vegas on Saturday.…

  16. Suns part ways with GM Lance Blanks

    Apr 22, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT

    lance-blanks-suns

    The Suns have parted ways with GM Lance Blanks, the team announced on Monday via official release. The move doesn’t come as a huge surprise, considering that president of basketball operations Lon Babby was just given a two-year contract extension, and some organizational changes were obviously necessary in the wake of the dismal 25-57 season…

  17. Marcin Gortat says lack of character in younger players a big problem for the Suns

    Apr 18, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT

    gortat-thumb-injury7

    PHOENIX — Marcin Gortat was among the veteran Suns players who weren’t at all happy with the way this season went in Phoenix. Along with Goran Dragic and Jared Dudley, Gortat is a holdover from better times the team experienced while playing with the likes of Steve Nash and Grant Hill, two of the game’s…

  18. Markieff Morris and Bill Self urged Suns to trade for Marcus Morris

    Mar 27, 2013, 5:05 PM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Phoenix Suns

    Psychological analytics is one of the next waves of in the NBA, and right now, analysts are collecting data to better predict which players will hold up (or even improve) under pressure, when players will develop chemistry and how players can be motivated. Whichever teams turn that data into useful information will have a huge…

  19. Hawks head coach Larry Drew says team ‘took a step back’ after loss to Suns

    Mar 2, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

    Larry Drew, Josh Smith, Kyle Korver

    PHOENIX — Atlanta Hawks head coach Larry Drew was at a loss as to why his team, which had won four straight and six of its last seven, played so poorly against the Suns and lost 92-87 on Friday in Phoenix. He needed only to take a walk through his postgame locker room to find…

  20. Shannon Brown not happy about recent string of DNP-CDs

    Feb 26, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT

    Shannon Brown, Jared Dudley

    The Suns are unquestionably in a rebuilding mode, and after trying (but mostly failing) to win games during the first half of the season by putting the players on the floor who would give them the best chance to do so, the team is now focused on the future and developing its young talent. That…

  21. Winners and Losers from the Trade Deadline

    Feb 21, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT

    Josh Smith

    A good chunk of trades went down before the trade deadline, but it’s the deals that didn’t get made that loom large. Josh Smith is still an Atlanta Hawk, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are still Boston Celtics, Dwight Howard is still a Laker, Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap are still on the Jazz…you get…

  22. Jeremy Lin: “I don’t even want to play tonight” after trade

    Feb 21, 2013, 9:20 AM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Houston Rockets

    You would think after all he bounced around before breaking out last season in New York, then having to go through a free agency decision process, Jeremy Lin would be used to the sometimes cruel business of the NBA. Nope. When the Rockets traded Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich, Marcus Morris and Toney Douglas it hit…

  23. The Extra Pass: Analyzing the Kings-Rockets Trade

    Feb 21, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Sacramento Kings v Boston Celtics

    The Extra Pass is a column that’s designed to give you a better look at a theme, team, player or scheme. Today, we examine the trade between the Kings and the Rockets. How often does a team save money and improve on the court in a trade? That’s essentially what the Sacramento Kings did when they…

  24. Trade Rumor Roundup: As deadline nears, lots of questions remain

    Feb 21, 2013, 2:16 AM EDT

    Josh Smith

    It is now just a little less than 13 hours until the NBA trade deadline and we have had all of one whopping trade. Which means it’s going to be a very busy Thursday… probably. There are going to be deals, guys we expect to get dealt will get dealt, but there may be fewer…

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