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Markieff Morris on Suns firing Ryan McDonough: ‘Bout time’

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PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 07: Markieff Morris #11 of the Phoenix Suns during the preseason NBA game against the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena on October 7, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Kings 102-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Markieff Morris left the Suns on bad terms.

Apparently, he still hasn’t forgiven Ryan McDonough, whom Phoenix fired as general manager today.

Markieff Morris:

Mike James, who spent part of last season with the Suns, also chimed in. James:

Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe also had problems with Phoenix management while McDonough was in charge. That probably contributed to the Suns firing McDonough, but it still doesn’t explain why today – just nine days before the season – rather than entering the offseason.

At least relationships between players and the organization should improve now. James Jones, elevated in the front office, is a recently retired player who’s widely respected among players.

But as long as Robert Sarver owns the Suns, this area probably won’t become a strength.