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Cavs' Marion says he will retire after season

Shawn Marion's long and fruitful NBA career will come to an end after the season -- his lone season with the Cavaliers. Marion, 36, told the Arizona Republic he plans to retire to spend more time with his 8-month old son. "I wanted to go out on my terms," Marion told the newspaper. "The biggest thing is having a son. I got attached to him. Seeing him periodically is hard. Watching...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Forward Shawn Marion Retiring After Season

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after this season. ESPN is reporting that Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion retiring after the season ends is his current plan. Marion is currently playing his 16th season in the NBA. “The Matrix” averaged 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.1 blocks per game in his career. Marion said that having...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs' Shawn Marion to retire after season

Former Phoenix Suns star and current Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion plans to retire after the 2014-15 season, Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic reports. The 15-year veteran had been contemplating retirement for a couple seasons, but the recent birth of his son was the tipping point, according to Coro: Marion said he plans to retire after this season with Cleveland, ending...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Shawn Marion to Retire at End of Season

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion is calling it quits. According to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic, the man famously known as “The Matrix” plans to retire at the end of the season. He cited being away from his 8-month-old son as one of his main reasons to finally say goodbye to professional basketball. In speaking with Coro, Marion explained, “I wanted to go out...
Via Cavaliers Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion to Retire After This Season

Shawn Marion is playing for a championship, because he won’t be around for a two-or-three year run. Marion just announced that this will be is final season in the NBA. Marion, a 15–year NBA veteran, wants to spend more time with his family. When the Suns drafted Marion in 1999, Marion set a goal to play 15 seasons. The 36-year-old believes he could play another three seasons...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion to retire after this season

Former Phoenix Suns great and current Cleveland Cavalier Shawn Marion has decided to retire after this season. His goal coming into the league was to play 15 seasons and he’s done since his start in 1999. The 36-year old has an 8-month old son and he says that he’s become real attached to the little guy. “I wanted to go out on my terms. The biggest thing is having a son. I...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Shawn Marion to retire after this season

Former Phoenix Suns great and current Cleveland Cavalier Shawn Marion has decided to retire after this season. His goal coming into the league was to play 15 seasons and he’s done since his start in 1999. The 36-year old has an 8-month old son and he says that he’s become real attached to the little guy. “I wanted to go out on my terms. The biggest thing is having a son...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion To Retire After Final Season With Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Shawn Marion announced that this year, his 15th in the NBA, will be his final one. “I wanted to go out on my terms,” Marion said. “The biggest thing is having a son. I got attached to him. Seeing him periodically is hard. Watching him grow up on pictures and videos is […] The post Shawn Marion To Retire After Final Season With Cavs appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion To Retire After This Season

Shawn Marion plans to retire after this season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, which will mark the end of a 15-year NBA career that was mostly spent as a star with the Phoenix Suns. "I wanted to go out on my terms," Marion said. "The biggest thing is having a son. I got attached to him. Seeing him periodically is hard. Watching him grow up on pictures and videos is hard." Marion considered...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Had Shawn Marion All Turned Up With Nasty Spin-Move

Shawn Marion had a bit of difficulty checking Jimmy Butler on this possession during Monday’s Cavs-Bulls game. [@recordsandradio] The post Jimmy Butler Had Shawn Marion All Turned Up With Nasty Spin-Move appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome Back, LeBron – Cavaliers vs. Suns: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (19-20) 100Phoenix Suns (23-18) 107[Box Score] The story before the Cavaliers faced the Suns in Phoenix was the return of LeBron James. He had missed eight games with knee and back issues, his last showing a flaccid 5-for-19 effort in the Cavs’ blowout loss to the Pistons on December 28. The Cavs went just 1-7 in his absence. Right when it looked like the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion Cleared to Play vs. Phoenix

After missing the last two games due to a hip injury, veteran Shawn Marion has been cleared to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their Tuesday night road clash against the Phoenix Suns according to a tweet from Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The 36-year-old Marion suffered a strained left hip flexor in the 95-92 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on January 5, then played...
Via Cavaliers Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion Talks About Time Now-Teammate J.R. Smith Untied His Shoe

J.R. Smith provided some interesting moments in New York. Perhaps no more so than him untying the shoelace of then-Maverick Shawn Marion during a game. Ironically, the two are now teammates in Cleveland and Marion was asked today about that […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Love, Marion say they're ready to return for shorthanded Cavs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kevin Love and Shawn Marion say they expect to play against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. That's welcome news for a Cleveland Cavaliers team without LeBron James for the next two weeks because of knee and back strains. Love said at Friday morning's shoot-around that the back spasms that kept him out of Cleveland's last game have subsided and he's "going...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Love, Marion say they're ready to return to action

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kevin Love and Shawn Marion say they expect to play against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. That's welcome news for a Cleveland Cavaliers team without LeBron James for the next two weeks because of knee and back strains. Love said at Friday morning's shoot-around that the back spasms that kept him out of Cleveland's last game have subsided and he's '...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  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 Wachowski brothers’ 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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wheel of Shooting Guards

The first two months of the 2014-15 NBA season has provided no shortage of fascinating storylines. None of them, however, intrigues me more than the way that Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt has approached the shooting guard position within his rotation. Through the course of each game, with each spin as it were, Blatt seemingly looks to somebody else to deliver a performance...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Credit David Blatt for Kyrie Irving’s last-second basket

Kyrie Irving dazzled the national audience Thursday night with his 37 points and his scooped left-handed kiss off the glass to push the Cavs’ lead to three with just seconds ago. Irving’s performance was a coming out party, an exclamation point on what has been an elite start to the season, doing so in one of basketball’s most hallowed venues while wearing his own signature...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets playfully troll Cavaliers with series of references to NOT LeBron

The Denver Nuggets host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night and they're braced for 36-year-old Shawn Marion, who's averaging 2.8 points per game through four contests. Yes, the Nuggets have a gameplan to shut down Marion and Tristan Thompson and most of the bottom 25-percent of the Cavs' payroll. Nicely done, Nuggets. Nicely done. James issued his own message on Thursday,...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets Troll Of The Cavaliers On Twitter Was Hilarious

The #Nuggets hit the practice court today in preparation for tomorrow night's game against Shawn Marion and the Cavs. pic.twitter.com/DeD1wRqHV0 — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) November 6, 2014 Tomorrow night: your #Nuggets host Anderson Varejão's Cavs. Will you be there!? pic.twitter.com/GAyy6WHWR6 — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) November 6, 2014 Tristan Thompson will...
Via No Coast Bias
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion replaces Dion Waiters in Cavs starting lineup

With Matthew Dellavedova’s injury, David Blatt has gone to a slight shift in his starting lineup before the Cleveland Cavaliers’ fourth game of the season. As Andre Knott first reported before Wednesday night’s game in Utah, veteran Shawn Marion will be sliding into the starting five in place of guard Dion Waiters. Later, Jason Lloyd and Dave McMenamin confirmed the news. Waiters...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Good Plays from the Cavs Loss in Portland

The Cavs played like a turd sandwich in Portland last night, which is fitting since yesterday was Election Day.1 I don’t want to rehash the gory details of the game any more than I want to hand count voting ballots (Kirk handled that bit of dirty work), so in lieu of that, I want to look at two good plays that happened during the Cavs loss to the Blazers. Maybe there were more...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion Got Stitches After Altercation With Thomas Robinson

Shawn Marion and Thomas Robinson had a bit of a dust up during Tuesday’s Cavs-Timberwolves game. Both received technicals fouls for their actions, with Marion apparently getting the worst of it. Marion required 4 stitches above his eye postgame stemming fom the T. Robinson shoving match. LeBron called SM a "gangster" — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) […] The post Shawn Marion Got Stitches...
Via Diehardsport
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion Releases Rap Music Video With T-Pain

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion released a rap music video for his song ‘I’m Champion’ earlier this week featuring T-Pain, Dorrough, and Young Cash. The song is supposed to be released on an album featuring other NBA stars. When asked about his rapping endeavors by Rolling Stone Magazine, Marion had this to say, “Most of us can’t do it. I’m not a rapper, man...
Via Cavs Nation
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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