Morris missed two games last week due to an injury and is now four games into his return. He's improved in each one, upping his scoring from six, nine, 17, and now 28 points. It's most likely that he'll gravitate back to the 13-to-15-point range per night, but owners can at least remove any worries about his previous ailment, as Morris appears to be fine.
Markieff Morris (knee) returned after a two-game absence to put up six points (3-9 FG, 0-2 3Pt) with five rebounds, three steals, and an assist Wednesday in a loss to the Bulls.
Morris wasn't at the top of his game Wednesday, as the low point total and three turnovers can show. Although the low point total can be attributed to a mere nine shot attempts, the turnovers are an unwelcome sight. Morris did play 29 minutes, though, signaling that the Phoenix Suns are confident that he's back to solid playing form. He'll look to improve Friday versus the Nuggets.
Markieff Morris (knee) will rejoin the starting lineup Wednesday against the Bulls, Zach Buchanan of the Arizona Republic reports.
Morris practiced fully Tuesday to validate his return to the lineup after a two-game absence, which snapped the forward's streak of 171 consecutive games played. The Phoenix Suns leaned a bit more on Jon Leuer while Morris was out, but expect Morris to see his usual 25 minutes upon returning to action Wednesday. He's posted averages of 13 points and five rebounds over his eight games this season.
Markieff Morris (knee) returned to practice Tuesday and appears likely to play Wednesday against the Bulls, Matt Petersen of Phoenix Suns .com reports.
In addition to practicing with the rest of the team, Morris got in some extended three-on-three work afterward, with coach Jeff Hornacek indicating that the power forward is on track to return to the lineup following a two-game absence. Morris, who first suffered the knee injury last Thursday against the Clippers, should reclaim his starting spot and play around 25 minutes Wednesday if checks out fine during shootaround the morning of the game.
Markieff Morris (left knee sprain) is out for Monday's game versus the Lakers, Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic reports.
This will be the second consecutive missed game for Morris, who was originally questionable to participate. He injured his knee early in a matchup versus the Clippers on Nov. 12. Jon Leuer is expected to start in place of Morris while he continues his recovery.
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