Markeiff Morris followed up his 21 point effort against the New York Knicks with an even stronger effort in a loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Morris ended with 24 points, 17 rebounds, and six blocked shots in just under 30 minutes. He also fouled out and had only two turnovers.
Unfortunately for the Suns, Morris was pretty much the lone bright spot on the summer team's 89-74 loss to the Cavs. First round draft pick Kendall Marshall had a debut to try and forget as quickly as possible, going 0-1 for a grand total of zero points. On the plus side he had five assists. On the negative side he also had five turnovers.
Marshall on his first game:
.@KButter5 on his debut: "I was excited, nervous and anxious. It was just a whole bunch of feelings rolled into one." #SunsInVegas— NBA Phoenix Suns (@PhoenixSuns) July 18, 2012
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