Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 12/26/14
Chicago Bulls: Sign Shawn Marion? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Cleveland Cavaliers are considered the favorites to sign free agent small forward Shawn Marion, the 3rd best free agent on the market (Eric Bledsoe is the 1st and Greg Monroe is the 2nd) and although the Indiana Pacers would also like to sign him, the Chicago Bulls should try and are the best fit for him. Like the Cavaliers, the Bulls have little money to spend and it would likely be a minimum salary signing, but the Bulls can give him 2 things the Cavaliers cant; minutes and a starting job. The Bulls’ current starting small forward is rookie Doug McDermott who will be a very strong NBA starter and is an excellent shooter and scorer, but he is just a rookie. Shawn Marion has started on a title team, is still a very strong 2 way player and fits the Bulls’ style of play. Jimmy Butler and Marion would be arguably the best defensive perimeter duo in the NBA and he would be a very nice replacement for L...
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