Who Are The Suns?

New Faces: Jared Dudley, Dragan Bender (R), Leandro Barbosa, Marqueese Chris (R), John Jenkins, Tyler Ulis (R), 2015-16 Regular Season Record: 23-59 2015-16 Regular Season Achievements: 5th: Offensive Rebounding, 7th: Total Rebounding Leading Scorer: Eric Bledsoe, 20.4 Leading Rebounder: Tyson Chandler, 8.7 It’s been six long non-playoff years since Steve Nash was traded. The Phoenix Suns enter the 2016-17…

Will Mike D’Antoni Save Phoenix (Again)?

The last time the Phoenix Suns were a mess they turned to Mike D’Antoni to rescue a 8-13 team. Initially, he wasn’t better than the man he replaced. While Frank Johnson won 38% of the games he coached, D’Antoni won 34% as a replacement coach, but here was the difference. D’Antoni had a plan. It centered around…

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…