Report: Suns suspend Markieff Morris two games for throwing towel at Jeff Hornacek
Markieff Morris and Jeff Hornacek reportedly threw a towel at each other – Morris first at the coach, who sent it back – in the Suns’ loss last night.
Morris won’t get away with it.
Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:
The Phoenix Suns have suspended forward Markieff Morris for two games for throwing towel at coach Jeff Hornacek, league sources tell Yahoo.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 24, 2015
But this latest insubordination gives Phoenix even more problems with its Morris twin. Teams interested in trading for Morris – whether it’s the Rockets, Pelicans or Pistons – are surely asking even more questions today about his coachability.
Morris will miss home games against the 76ers on Saturday and Cavaliers on Monday.
And what about Hornacek? Video of the incident has yet to emerge, so we’re lacking context. Even if Morris started it, Hornacek should not have thrown the towel at Morris. Will the coach face any discipline, too?