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By Steven Koek, Suns.com
Posted: Aug. 11, 2004
You may have noticed, Shawn Marion was sporting a new look during Team USA’s exhibition games leading up this weekend’s start of the 2004 Olympics. The Suns’ forward was seen from Cologne to Istanbul slashing to the basket and ripping down rebounds with a red, white and blue sweatband over a clean-shaven head.
A sign of solidarity with his similarly shaved and head-banded Olympic teammates? A way of toughening up for his first quest at glory on the grandest stage of athletic competition? Another in a litany of hairstyles the six-year NBA veteran has displayed?
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Feb. 18, 2006: Video -- Marion's Other "Home Court"
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Upon his triumphant return from Atlanta and his first All-Star appearance, Shawn Marion shared some of the weekend's most memorable moments with Suns.com as he gears up for the second half of an already successful 2002-03 NBA campaign. Overcrowded parties and horrible traffic problems did not keep the fourth year forward from enjoying the excitement and challenge that the league...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (November 1, 2001) -- Phoenix Suns forward Shawn Marion - USA's leading scorer and rebounder at the 2001 Goodwill Games - was one of seven players named today by USA Basketball to form the nucleus of the 12-member USA Basketball Men's World Championship Team that will compete in the 2002 FIBA World Basketball Championship for Men that is being held...
Posted: Aug. 8, 2002
The Phoenix Suns today have secured their future with Shawn Marion as the 6-7 forward signed a six-year contract for the maximum allowed by NBA rules. The contract will begin with the 2003-04 season.
“The Suns organization is thrilled to get Shawn signed to a long-term contract extension and secure an integral part of our future,” Suns President and...
By Bob YoungThe Arizona RepublicOct. 21, 2000
FARGO, N.D. Occasionally, Shawn Marion has one of those rookie flashbacks, like the needless foul he committed in the final seconds of the Suns' 86-77 preseason victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Fargodome on Friday night.
By Mike Tulumello
East Valley Tribune
Nov. 24, 2004
If it's true that the best deals sometimes are the ones that never are made, then the Suns seem to have made a great one this past summer:
They didn't trade Shawn Marion. Not only has Marion been a key to the Suns' defense — for example, he pretty much single-handedly shut down Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas last week...
By Josh Greene, Suns.com
Posted: Sept. 17, 2003
“The Matrix Reloaded!”
If Suns President Bryan Colangelo’s gleeful reaction to watching Shawn Marion’s first informal workout on Tuesday was any indication, the team is expecting their All-Star forward to pick right up where he left off last season.
2002-03 was a banner year for Marion. He finished the year as the...
Posted: Feb. 1, 2007
Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash, forward Shawn Marion and center Amar
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By Scott BordowEast Valley Tribune
May 30, 2005
SAN ANTONIO – Some men are lucky enough to land their dream jobs.
Nash, Stoudemire, Marion Named All-Stars
Posted: Feb. 8, 2005
Phoenix Suns forward Shawn Marion, guard Steve Nash and forward/center Amar
Shawn Marion Press Conference
Posted: August 8, 2002
The Phoenix Suns held a press conference at America West Arena on Thursday morning to make the extension of Shawn Marion’s contract official. The fourth-year forward, who agreed in principle to the deal last week, inked his six-year maximum contract in front of the media and was presented with a new No. 31 jersey with his nickname...
Posted: Feb. 6, 2008
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns today acquired four-time NBA Champion Shaquille O’Neal from the Miami Heat in exchange for forward Shawn Marion and guard Marcus Banks, pending completion of physical examinations by both teams.
“We’re thrilled to add a player and person of Shaquille’s quality to our roster,” President of Basketball Operations and...
By Mike Tulumello
East Valley Tribune
July 20, 2004
Fan of the WNBA or not, you've got to admit one point: It's hard to imagine female pro basketball players becoming so full of themselves that they thumb their noses at the notion of playing in the Olympics.
“There are people in the women's game who would die to go to the Olympics,” said the Mercury's Diana...
Updated: Jan. 3, 2005
Presented by The Sports Authority
Collect the Suns' Fantastic Five with the 2004-05 Suns Bobblehead Series, presented by The Sports Authority. Each of the Suns' starting five - Shawn Marion, Joe Johnson, Steve Nash, Quentin Richardson and Amar