Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after 16 seasons

By Vincent Frank Veteran forward Shawn Marion is following through with plans to retire from the NBA after 16 seasons in the league. The announcement came via a text message to ESPN’s Marc Stein two days after his Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated by the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. A four-time All-Star, Marion’s claim to fame came as a member of the up-tempo Phoenix...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Shawn Marion Nearing Return to Action

After having missed the past two weeks of action due to a left hip strain, Cleveland Cavaliers veteran forward Shawn Marion finally practiced with the team on Monday according to a report from ESPN. Marion had been struggling for a month with hip trouble before taking time off to let the hip recover. Cavs head coach David Blatt said that Marion’s status will be assessed after...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion will retire after this season

The Cavaliers had an eventful off-season, to say the least, but getting Shawn Marion to join the Cavaliers felt like a real bonus. The NBA is a complex league in terms of player movement and to think that the Cavaliers could sign a guy with Shawn Marion’s experience and track record – even at an advanced age in NBA years – for under $2 million seemed crazy. Cavaliers fans had...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion, The Matrix and the small forward evolution

Cinephiles and frat bros alike recognize the iconic standing of the film, The Matrix. One of the most extravagant, innovative sci-fi films ever made, the Wachowskis’ masterpiece has influenced countless films since its release in 1999, pushing the genre forward and opening the door for other blockbuster-with-a-brain films like Inception and The Bourne Series. Two months after...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion to Cleveland: “Done Deal”

Shawn Marion is your newest Cleveland Cavalier. While the press release hasn’t been sent to this point, the veteran small forward confirmed via his Instagram account that he is officially a member of the wine and gold. A little under a month ago, Marion reportedly agreed to join the Cavs, but then went on a trip to China and the Philippines. Last year, Marion averaged 10.4 points...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Shawn Marion signing a big win

The Cleveland Cavaliers just keep adding power to their roster as they signed NBA veteran and four time All-Star, Shawn Marion. With LeBron James returning to Cleveland and Kevin Love awaiting his trade date, the Cavaliers are in good shape to reach a championship. With the salary cap looking slim, the Cavaliers signed Marion for a one year deal worth $1.4 million dollars. Sources...
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shawn Marion agrees to join Cavaliers

The Cavaliers’ wild and amazing summer just keeps on rolling. The latest development is that veteran Shawn Marion has agreed to join the wine and gold, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Unless the Mavericks agree to a sign-and-trade deal, Marion will be on board for the veteran minimum. Marion joins an incredibly deep and talented Cavaliers roster that has come together in a matter...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shawn Marion leaning towards Cavaliers

The Matrix may in fact be joining The King in Cleveland this upcoming season. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, former Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion is leaning towards signing a veteran minimum deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Wojnarowski went on to indicate that the Indiana Pacers, Marion’s other primary suitor, has moved on to other...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Cavs meet with free agent Shawn Marion

Free-agent forward Shawn Marion has met with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to multiple reports. Marion, 36, has spent the past five seasons as the starting small forward with the Dallas Mavericks. He spent the first eight years of his career with the Phoenix Suns. Current Cavs general manager David Griffin filled various front-office roles in Phoenix when Marion was there. It...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs stay put at trade deadline

The Dallas Mavericks were possibly one trade away from becoming a legitimate contender in the West, but chose to stay put during the 2:00 p.m. ET deadline on Feb. 20. Some recent names in the past few weeks that have been linked to the Mavs have been Luol Deng of the Cavs, Evan Turner of the Sixers, and even Kevin Love of the Timberwolves. Dallas didn’t do anything simply because...
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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