Morris twins taxonomy

July, 21, 2013
By Danny Nowell
TrueHoop Network
morris twinsGarrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesTelling the Morris twins apart isn't easy. Here's how to spot the right one at an NBA court near you.

To the untrained eye, the Phoenix Suns' Markieff and Marcus Morris are impossible to tell apart. Though there are a few subtle differences physically, game speed tends to make the twins difficult to parse. This week in Las Vegas, a popular game on media row is "Which Morris was that?" To date, nobody has answered correctly without first checking a roster to compare jersey numbers. And so we present, in the hopes of illuminating future observers, a unified taxonomy of the Morris twins:

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