December 31, 2014
Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris (11) drives against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 110-106.
An all-time school-high 19 former Kansas University basketball players — including rookies Kelly Oubre, Cliff Alexander and Sasha Kaun — are on Opening Day rosters for the 2015-16 NBA season. By Gary Bedore
Paul Pierce’s career is winding down. Andrew Wiggins has only just arrived on the scene. So right now, in a window that could close before long, Markieff Morris might be the best former Kansas University basketball player in the NBA.