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Shawn Marion scored a season-high 26 points, O.J. Mayo added 19 and the Dallas Mavericks handed the Golden State Warriors their fourth straight loss, 116-91, Saturday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 15 points and Darren Collison led a first-quarter run for Dallas, which beat Golden State for the first time this season after dropping their first two meetings to the Warriors by a combined seven points.
The Mavericks built a 27-point lead in the second quarter to put away the Warriors early.
Golden State's Stephen Curry had 18 points on 8-of-23 shooting and Carl Landry added 13. The Warriors were winless on a four-game road trip that started with a 140-109 loss to Houston on Tuesday night.
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At least Mavericks’ forward Shawn Marion is not shy about his intentions of not reporting to a garbage team if traded. The 14-year veteran is averaging a near-career low 11.2 points per game for Dallas, currently sitting at 21-28 and a full five games out of the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference,.
If those sub-.500 Mavs decide to deal Marion, who is set to make $9...
With the Dallas Mavericks struggling, trade talks have been swirling around veteran forward Shawn Marion. People suspect that he could be a solid trade chip, given his experience and extreme versatility.
However, if you ask him, he won’t go to a team that isn’t a competitor. Via ESPN:
“If I’m going to get traded, they’re going to tell me what’s going...
Thirteen-year veteran Shawn Marion insists that if he was traded to a team that doesn’t have a chance at contending for a title, he would simply not go. At this point in his career, the 4-year Maverick who won a championship with Dallas in 2011, wants to be “playing for something”.
According to Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas:
“If I’m going to get traded, they’re going to tell...
Don’t listen to anything that Marion says, the #1 reason why he will report?
Straight Cash Homie. Can’t get paid if you say at home.
“If I’m going to get traded, they’re going to tell me what’s going on and where I’m going,” the 14-year veteran said. “Because if I’m going to a (expletive) situation, I’m not going. It’s just that simple.
“At this time, I’m...
DALLAS (AP) -- Shawn Marion scored a season-high 26 points, O.J. Mayo added 19 and the Dallas Mavericks handed the Golden State Warriors their fourth straight loss, 116-91 on Saturday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 15 points and Darren Collison keyed a first-quarter run for Dallas, which beat Golden State for the first time this season after dropping their first two meetings to the...
Ten of these to play bad ball
So here's a fairly fascinating story out of Dallas. Mavericks' small forward and all-around useful piece Shawn Marion, one of the very few people still on this team that have a championship ring from not very long ago, has told the team that he could refuse to report to a team that trades for them, if the team in question is, well, bad.Now,...
Back on Friday night, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was attempting to inbounds the ball against the Memphis Grizzlies in the first quarter of play.As Curry tried to get the ball into play, he accidentally hit referee Joey Crawford square in the head with it.After Crawford tracked down the ball, Stephen went over to apologize for hitting him in the head: