Kawhi Leonard won Defensive POY. The Spurs traded to get him at 15 in the '11 draft after Markieff & Marcus Morris went 13 (PHX) & 14 (HOU).
Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris each were charged with two felony aggravated assault counts for a Jan. 24 incident. More to come.
Markieff Morris on team needs: "Veteran leadership for sure. We have to have more older guys around so we can keep this thing in tact."
First-year starter Markieff Morris: "I took an OK step. I can definitely get a lot better. I think I can improve a lot of areas of my game."
With all centers but Earl Barron unavailable, Suns will start small with Markieff Morris at center and his brother Marcus at PF.
Markieff Morris and Mike Scott get into it on the way back down the court. The entire exchange was in emoji. Refs sorting it out.
Blazers play much better D to close the quarter. Lead 31-22 Blazers after 1. 8 points for Batum. 6 for Aldridge. 9 for Markieff Morris.
Kyle Singler has played one of his best games with OKC. Been on Markieff Morris most this half, and made him work.
Russell Westbrook v Markieff Morris is one of the more underrated NBA mini-feuds. NBA's technical leaders always tangle/argue when they meet
Morris twins at halftime -Markieff: 20 points on 9/12 FG -Marcus: 11 pts, 7 rebs, 4 asts
Markieff Morris with more points (16) than the Thunder (14) right now.
Morris twins always roast the Thunder. Markieff has all 11 Suns points in the first three minutes.
Steven Adams starting on Markieff Morris tonight. That ought to be interesting.
Markieff Morris says that the Dragic play was "overexagerated.... It was a hard foul."