NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Markieff Morris, Jason Richardson and More

August 17th, 2015 by Jared Johnson Leave a reply »

We've reached the point in the NBA offseason where pundits start making their predictions for the upcoming season. Free agency is all but over, and no forthcoming trades are assumed to alter the league's landscape.

But there are a few minor deals that have yet to be made.

A trio of players highlight the mid-August rumor mill, whether for their free-agency or trade prospects. Let's examine each player's situation.


Markieff Morris

Markieff Morris' relationship with the Phoenix Suns has grown sour after the team traded his twin brother, Marcus, to the Detroit Pistons July 9.

The twins each signed four-year contract extensions with Phoenix last fall and were actually told they could split the combined $52 million however they wanted between each other, according to Suns senior advisor (then-president of basketball operations) Lon Babby in a press conference.

Markieff has demanded a trade and given the team the silent treatment, per the Burns and Gambo Show on Arizona Sports 98.7:

But the most recent development in the co ...

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