Assists on the court are just part of the job for a professional basketball player. Even big men get a few along the way. They’re just a natural part of the game.

When it comes to giving assists off the court, that’s a different story. That is a personal choice. Especially when it comes to assisting a fan during a marriage proposal.

Enter Miles Plumlee.

After having a career year, the Suns big man decided to add another skill to his ever growing resume, good samaritan.

The Suns’ front office overhauled the team’s roster last offseason. They swung three trades that netted them young talent (Eric Bledsoe), draft picks (six first-rounders in the next two years) and cap space (upwards of $20 million this summer).

Oh yeah, and they were 23 games better in their first season of work.

The scariest thought for opposing teams? They’re just getting started.

At least that’s what General Manager Ryan McDonough hinted.


Info: 6-9, 235 pounds, 24 years old

NBA seasons: 3 (1 with Suns)

2013-14 numbers: 22.0 mpg, 9.7 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 38.1 3FG%


Dec. 10 at L.A. Lakers. In a rivalry game that remained close throughout, Morris proved to be the difference by scoring 22 points on just 13 shots off the bench. The performance highlighted the best of Morris from the season – efficient, game-changing scoring opposing reserves simply couldn’t match.