Because It’s the Suns, Does Ayton Even Matter?

Suns New Faces: DeAndre Ayton (R), Trevor Ariza, Mikal Bridges (R),  Richaun Holmes, Suns 2017-18 Regular Season Record: 21-61 Suns 2017-18 Weaknesses: 30th: 3-Point Percentage, Offensive Rating, Defensive Rating, Opponents Points. 29th: Assists. 28th: Field Goal Percentage.  27th: Steals. 26th: 3-Point Percentage Defense, Field Goal Percentage Defense Suns 2017-18 Strengths: 3rd: Pace. 6th: Free Throw Attempts. 8th: Offensive Rebounding. Leading Scorer: Devin Booker, 24.9  Best Defensive Rating:…

The Phoenix Plan C Is Fantasyland

The Phoenix Suns had a workable plan to usher the organization past the Steve Nash Years: go small, be explosive and fast. Stay entertaining. They hired tough minded former NBA guard Jeff Hornacek. They maxed out Eric Bledsoe and were willing to do the same with Goran Dragic. They snatched Isaiah Thomas off the restricted…

Markieff Morris Making Nice?

All it took for Markieff Morris to check his attitude at the door was a $10,000 fine levied by the NBA. Morris unprofessional attitude on social media (he specifically targeted his employers, the Phoenix Suns) took a turn for the worse this summer. But on his first day back in Phoenix, Morris wanted to turn…

NBA Takes $10,000 From A Defiant Markieff Morris

Because he is an employee guided by a code of behavior, Markieff Morris was fined $10,000 by the NBA. It is .12% of his salary, so not much of an incentive to change. It amounts to a slap on the wrist for Morris’ lack of verbal discipline and war with the Phoenix Suns. Morris is…

Suns Talking The Talk But Can They Back It Up?

As if nothing went wrong with their summer, there is this from the Phoenix Suns. They have adopted a strategy of head in the sand with their pissed off power forward Markieff Morris. Morris has publicly stated he has no intention of playing for the Suns ever again because the Suns traded his twin brother…