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Phoenix Suns’ Alex Len’s NBA Career Put on Hold by Ankle Injury

November 12th, 2013 at 11:22 AM
By Sports Media 101

Although anxious to get back on the court, Phoenix Suns draftee Alex Len will sit out of practice and games for another week in order to rest his sore ankle. The young center underwent surgery on a partial fracture in his right ankle in May, and became the Suns' no. 5 draft pick, then rehabbed all summer before being cleared to play. Len played backup for the first two regular season games, but after experiencing soreness in his newly-healed ankle, the team has decided to let him rest up until the soreness is gone.

The 7-foot-1 center from Maryland played at least 10 minutes in every game during the preseason, which was his projection a popular sportsbook review, and made his NBA debut in the regular season with eight minutes against the Portland Trailblazers, scoring two points. He also saw a little more playing time against the Utah Jazz, but after 13 minutes of playing time and three more points added to the board, his ankle decided for him that it was time to sit. The 20-year-old has a metal plate in his ankle from the surgery, and is experiencing soreness when he's on his toes.

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FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big

September 28th, 2013 at 7:20 AM
By Sports Media 101

Sports Media 101 Inc. is proud to announce an official, and exclusive, fantasy football partnership with FightClub.com.

FightClub offers weekly fantasy football games suited for both the novice and professional fantasy football player, encompassing NFL football and NCAA football.

Sign-up is free and all new participants receive an immediate $5 credit. Additionally, if you sign-up through Sports Media 101 or any of our subsidiaries, you have a chance to win an additional $25 bonus each week. The $25 bonus will be awarded to whoever scores the most points. In other words, whoever proves to be the top dog.

In addition to the weekly games, $5 in free credit and the potential $25 bonus, everyone who signs up will have an opportunity to play the Sports Media 101 experts, as well as fellow fans and readers.

Players can win money each and every week, and do not have to worry about forgetting to set lineups, make waiver wire moves or trades. Your roster is set uniquely each week without a draft based solely on who you feel has the best match-ups. Ultimately, it's a true test of your Football IQ.

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Suns Acquire Marcus Morris from the Rockets

February 20th, 2013 at 6:31 PM
By Jeffrey Sanders

The Phoenix Suns have acquired Marcus Morris from the Houston Rockets in exchange for a second round draft pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.

Morris is the twin brother of current Suns forward Markieff Morris as the brothers will team up again for the first time since their college days at Kansas. The brothers were taken with consecutive picks in the 2011 draft with Markieff going 13th overall to the Suns and Marcus going 14th overall to the Rockets.

Marcus is averagin 8.6 points per game and 4.1 rebounds in 21 minutes per game for the Rockets. He has also started 17 of the 54 games he has played in this year.

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Phoenix Suns Lifeless as Oklahoma City Thunder Have Their Way in Victory

February 10th, 2013 at 9:28 PM
By Jeffrey Sanders

The Phoenix Suns looked like they had more interest being at a Sunday opera then they had on the court Sunday night against the defending Western Conference Champions. The Thunder defeated the Suns 97-69 in a game that was not even that close. This game came on the end of a back to back between the teams which saw the Thunder beat the Suns 127-96 on Friday night. For those keeping score at home, the Thunder have beat the Suns by a combined 59 points in the last two games.

The starting five for the Suns scored a combined 26 points as Jared Dudley went scoreless and no one scored in double digits. The only Suns player to score in double digits was Markieff Morris who led the team with 12 points tonight. Dudley was benched for Kendall Marshall to begin the second half and he remained on the bench for the entire half. Marshall, once again saw extended minutes scoring seven points with three assists and three turnovers.

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Suns Steal One Against Lifeless Grizzlies

February 5th, 2013 at 10:11 PM
By Jeffrey Sanders

The Phoenix Suns won their 5th road game of the season on Tuesday night by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 96-90. The Suns won for only the third time in their last 18 games on the road and improve to 17-32 on the season.

The Suns were down six heading into the fourth quarter when Goran Dragic took over. Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, including six straight points when the game was tied at 88 to put the game away. Dragic had four assists and was a perfect 5-5 at the free throw line.

The Grizzlies were playing their first game since Friday night, which also meant this was their first game since trading Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors. The Grizzlies got Tayshun Prince, Austin Daye and Ed Davis in the three team deal with the Raptors and Detroit Pistons. Daye and Davis made minimal impact and Prince was less than stellar himself. Prince threw the ball away in the final minute when the Grizzlies were down just two points and was the killer turnover that helped to put the game away for the Suns.

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