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Akron Beacon Journal Oct 21, 2014
Cavaliers: Shawn Marion adjusts to reserve role

Cavaliers: Shawn Marion adjusts to reserve role

MEMPHIS, Tenn.: Shawn Marion earned the “Matrix” nickname his rookie season because of how many roles he can fill on the court. Now that he’s nearing the end of his career, Marion chose to take on yet another role this season: reserve.At 36, Marion is still good enough to start for more than two-thirds of the teams in the NBA. Instead, he made that difficult transition from star to supporting cast, and while he’s no longer in his prime, what’s left is still very good.Marion conceded, however, that taking less money to join a new team in a reduced role required him to swallow some...
Fear The Sword Oct 20, 2014

2014 Player Preview: Shawn Marion

Shawn Marion adds a veteran defender to the Cavs lineup, but what else? The next man up in our players previews is the teams oldest player; Shawn Marion. Starting with the basics, Marion -- a 15 year NBA Veteran -- is 36 years old, and will be turning 37 during the NBA playoffs. At 6'7" he has the size, length, and bulk to adequately play both forward positions. Playing nearly 32 minutes a night in 76 games, Marion averaged 10.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game for the Mavericks last season. What can we expect in a Cavaliers uniform? Defense The primary utility Marion provides...
Akron Beacon Journal Oct 17, 2014

Cavaliers notebook: Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle says signing Shawn Marion one of Cavs’ best off-season moves

CLEVELAND: Of all the moves the Cavaliers executed this summer, Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said he believes one of the biggest heists was signing Shawn Marion to be a backup.Carlisle and the Mavericks won a championship with Marion (and Dirk Nowtizki) atop the roster. “He’s one of the most underrates players in NBA history,” Carlisle said. “If you look at everything he has done statistically over a long period of time, the versatility he has defensively and he’s a big game guy.”Marion, 36, is one of four players in league history with at least 17,000 points, 9,000...

Now a Cav, Shawn Marion 'one of the all-time great Mavs'

DALLAS – “Weird” is the word used by members of the 2011 title team who are currently employed by the Dallas Mavericks to describe seeing Shawn Marion wearing the wine and gold of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marion, a man who played such a critical role in delaying LeBron James’ first championship celebration a year, is now a member of King James’ supporting cast. The Mavs have nothing but fond memories and warm feelings for Marion, who they’ll see tonight when they face the Cavs in a preseason game.

Nowitzki: Shawn Marion “one of the most versatile defenders this league has ever seen”

There will be a little preseason reunion Friday night in Cleveland when the Dallas Mavericks get to visit with one of their championship cornerstones, Shawn Marion. Marion signed a free-agent deal with the Cavaliers this summer, making good on his …
Plain Dealer Sep 30, 2014
Which player is the key to success for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season? Question of the day

Which player is the key to success for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season? Question of the day

On Friday afternoon Shawn Marion explained why he came to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Marion admitted the arrival of LeBron James played a part in the decision – and it played a part for Mike Miller and James Jones as well. But the Cavs trading for Kevin Love was the final move that pushed Marion to Cleveland.

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