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2011 NBA Draft

Markieff Morris was taken 13th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2011 NBA Draft. His brother Marcus was drafted by the Houston Rockets with the very next pick, at 14 overall.

Markieff Morris drafted 13th by Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns drafted Markieff Morris 13th overall at the 2011 NBA Draft. Markieff was taken just one pick before his brother Marcus, who the Houston Rockets selected 14th overall.

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myopinion 8 years, 8 months ago

Why is Marcus not shown when he was selected?

Matt Tait 8 years, 8 months ago

The way the draft works is this... When a player is picked he shakes the commissioner's hand then makes his way down through a sea of media spots. TV, radio, print, etc. In order to get video of Markieff in his moment — and since I had no way of knowing when Marcus would be picked — I had to stick with Markieff and was back with him when Marcus' announcement was made.

It's a bummer, but that's the breaks. Same thing happened last year with Cole and Xavier. I was back with Cole when Xavier was picked. Learned about that one via the TVs in the interview room.

HawksWin 8 years, 8 months ago

Matt, Anyway to watch these videos on iPhone because I can't :-(

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