Suspended two games for throwing a towel in the direction of Jeff Hornacek, Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris is ready to return to his team. However, before returning, the Suns want Morris to apologize to his teammates and Hornacek in a team meeting.
Morris says he didn't intend to throw a towel at Hornacek and even tweeted out an apology saying this immediately after he was suspended.
The Suns forward apologized again on Twitter before Phoenix played the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.
Despite these Twitter apologies, Morris has agreed to apologize in person and re-dedicate himself to the Suns. His camp, on the other hand, is a bit confused by Morris having to go above and beyond for something he didn't mean to do.
The Suns are actually counting on Morris to improve. With Eric Bledsoe being injured for a few months, Phoenix needs Morris to play like he did last season, as a skilled stretch-four that can score with some consistency. If he is able to do this and mesh well with Hornacek, the Suns could be possibly be back in the playoff hunt. Yet without Bledsoe, they are in serious trouble of falling to the bottom of the Western Conference, which could signal the end of Hornacek's tenure with the Suns.