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The hashtags have spoken. The winner, apparently, was #GMA, which represented a design dedicated to the twins' grandmother, Shirley. It was she who came up with the brothers' respective nicknames (Keef and Mook). After the Morris' childhood home was destroyed by a fire, the family moved in with Shirley. Grandmother and grandchildren developed a special bond from that time forward. NBA.com

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Meanwhile, Markieff stayed in Babby's ear about acquiring his brother. "He told me every single day to get his brother," Babby said. "They were desperate to play together." The Suns listened, eventually acquiring Marcus for a second-round pick on Feb. 21. The NBA has had other twins in recent years – Brook and Robin Lopez and Jason and Jarron Collins – but the only previous twins teammates in NBA history were Dick and Tom Van Arsdale with the Suns during the 1976-77 season. Yahoo! Sports

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Paul George has put together a start to the season that has some folks already talking MVP, and has led the Indiana Pacers to an undefeated record so far. For that, the NBA named George the Eastern Conference Player of the Week. In the West, Phoenix's Markieff Morris got the nod, leading the Suns to a good start as well. At 7-0, the Pacers are off to their best start in franchise history and are the league's lone remaining unbeaten team. George led the Pacers in scoring in all four games, and his 24.8 points per game average ranked fifth in the East. USA Today Sports

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Markieff Morris served his one-game suspension for a preseason flagrant foul by watching the win at home. He said his twin brother Marcus’ defense on the 6-foot-11 Aldridge, at 6 feet 11 inches, was not a surprise. “Marcus is probably the best post defender on the team,” Markieff said. “Quick feet and he’s strong.” Arizona Republic

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Paul Coro: Markieff Morris called his suspension-earning elbow to Ibaka "a mistake." Joked that Marcus is too skilled to try a #Suns opener switcheroo. Twitter @paulcoro

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The Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris has been suspended one game without pay for elbowing the Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka in the face, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. The incident occurred with 6:42 remaining in the third quarter of the Suns' 88-76 victory over the Thunder on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at US Airways Center. Morris will be suspended for the Suns' first 2013-14 regular season-game in which he is eligible and physically able to play. NBA.com

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