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By Steven Koek, 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?

Suns History: Shawn Marion, 1999-2008

Nov. 20, 2007: Marion Focused On the Court Aug. 4, 2007: Suns players participate in Basketball Without Borders program May 9, 2007: Blogs: Marion Deserves Game Ball Mar. 31, 2007: Shawn Marion back to his old 'Trix' in win Mar. 4, 2007: Marion’s return from injury a boost for Suns Feb. 18, 2006: Video -- Marion's Other "Home Court"

Marion's Play Proves Net Worth

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Shawn Marion All-Star Memories

Upon his triumphant return from Atlanta and his first All-Star appearance, Shawn Marion shared some of the weekend's most memorable moments with 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...

Shawn Marion Named to 2002 World Championship Team

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...

Suns Sign Shawn Marion to Six-Year Extension

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...

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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.

Marion Best Deal Suns Never Made

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...

Pumped-Up Marion Impresses in Initial Workout

By Josh Greene, 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...

Suns Trio of Nash, Marion and Stoudemire Named NBA All-Stars

Posted: Feb. 1, 2007 Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash, forward Shawn Marion and center Amar

Playing Defense for Suns

Related Content: Suns Playoff Index Suns director or security Kevin Tucker shares a lighter moment with Shawn Marion.(Jeramie McPeek/Suns Photos) Team security director Tucker heads off trouble Playing Defense for Suns 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

Nash, Stoudemire, Marion Named All-Stars Posted: Feb. 8, 2005 Phoenix Suns forward Shawn Marion, guard Steve Nash and forward/center Amar

Shawn Marion Extension Press Conference

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...

Suns Acquire Shaquille O’Neal

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...

Taurasi, Marion and Stoudemire Thrilled to Play in Olympics

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...

2004-05 Suns Bobblehead Series

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
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