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 NBA.com : Shawn Marion Info Page
Marion, who is often compared to a young Scottie Pippen because of his long arms and incredible jumping ability, paid immediate dividends for the Suns by making the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 1999-2000, but injuries limited him to just 51 games...
Marion was named NBA Player of Week on Feb. 26 after leading Suns to 4-0 week with wins at Orlando, Miami, New York and a home win over Utah, averaging 21.8 points, 13.5 rebounds and.576 shooting from the field...
Marion was selected by Phoenix with the ninth overall selection in the 1999 NBA Draft (pick obtained from Dallas in Pat Garrity/Steve Nash trade in 1998), becoming the Suns' first first-round draft pick since 1996 and the first lottery choice since 1988 (fourth lottery pick in franchise history)...
www.nba.com /playerfile/shawn_marion/bio.html   (3055 words)

  
 Shawn Marion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marion was also selected as a Western Conference reserve on the 2006 All-Star team.
Marion was forced to withdraw from the team before the tournament began due to a knee injury, but he will still be among the players considered to represent the U.S. in the 2007 Tournament of the Americas in Las Vegas and the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Marion played for the senior United States National Basketball Team in the 2002 FIBA World Championship and the 2004 Athens Olympics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shawn_Marion   (897 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on shawn marion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Shawn Marion, Steve Nash and Amare were in Los Angeles yesterday filming some new Nike commercials, one of which will be a Suns spot.
Marion is also known as one of the most well-conditioned athletes in the NBA.
Shawn Marion was a teammate of the Minnesota Timberwolves' Trenton Hassell at...
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/shawn_marion   (1312 words)

  
 Shawn Marion, UNLV
Marion will likely fit in at the small forward, but may be called upon to play the two guard.
Marion turned it up in the conference games, averaging over 21 points and 11 rebounds over the second half of the season.
Marion might be a low lottery pick, and should be gone before the end of the first round.
www.ibiblio.org /craig/draft/1999_draft/Players/marion.html   (359 words)

  
 Marion's lifestyle is anything but routine
Marion averaged 18.1 points and 9.4 rebounds against the Lakers, with no board in his life bigger than the offensive rebound he grabbed to set up Tim Thomas' series-saving, game-tying shot at the end of regulation in Game 6.
Marion received his first All-NBA due last season as a third-team pick, but this run, with Amaré Stoudemire out, has brought Marion a new level of respect - to an extent.
Shawn Marion, "The Matrix," prides himself on consistent, annual performance, but he did more this season when Phoenix needed him.
www.azcentral.com /sports/suns/articles/0508marion0508.html   (1412 words)

  
 If Suns run, Marion benefits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Marion, upset with media criticism that he disappears in playoff games, said he must attack more offensively.
Shawn Marion has been nuetralized against the Lakers, says Suns' coach Mike D'Antoni, because his team has not been able to run like it wants to.
Marion is shooting 43 percent; Odom shoots 63 percent.
www.azcentral.com /sports/suns/articles/0428sunsnotes0428.html   (861 words)

  
 Shawn Marion : USAToday.com - Shawn Marion Biography from USAToday.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
ET Shawn Marion is not going to Asia next month with the U.S. men's national team due to a knee injury.
Marion's contract is an issue for the Suns, but we find it hard to believe they'll let him go before taking one more shot at winning a championship with their current team.
The NBA has reviewed the tape of a Shawn Marion elbow thrown at Adrian Griffin in Game 5 and has said that no further action will be taken.
fantasybasketball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=NBA&id=613   (476 words)

  
 APBRmetrics :: View topic - Shawn Marion for MVP
marion is currently leading the suns in scoring, rebounding, steals, and shot blocking, and is a better overall shooter than diaw.
marion is playing better than he ever has, is generating wins now as good as the best in the league - like players such as elton brand, tim duncan, kevin garnett, just as he also did last season.
the reality is that shawn marion is one of the very best players in the league today on both sides of the ball and in terms of generating wins for his team, and was so last season, as he does very much that is positive and very little negative on both offense and defense.
sonicscentral.com /apbrmetrics/viewtopic.php?t=552   (2880 words)

  
 Shawn Marion - HoopsVibe
Marion had piqued the Suns’; interest for quite some time after Suns Vice President of Player Personnel Dick Van Arsdale watched a junior college tournament that Marion participated in during the 1997-98 season in the Valley of the Sun.
shawn marion is da best athelete in the league, such a mvp playa and yet he is soooo underated.
Shawn Marion is my fav playa and all i do is talk about him and write his name on everything at school.
www.hoopsvibe.com /nba/nba-players/shawn-marion-ar21073.html   (6903 words)

  
 Shawn Marion saluted for versatility by USA Today - Arizona Sports Fans Network
Shawn Marion's numbers were the best at the SF and PF positions.
Marion, a 35% 3pt shooter, a higher pct 3's than Lebron and equal to Prince who is one of the most versatile players as well.
Marion defends 3 positions(2,3,4, sometimes 1), ballhawks in the passing lanes as good as anyone, rebounds extremely well, runs great on the break, and is one of the best at receiving a lob inside.
www.arizonasportsfans.com /vb/showthread.php?p=1138073#post1138073   (852 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Marion dismisses off day vs. Spurs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
PHOENIX — Shawn Marion, one of the most consistent double-double forwards in the NBA, concedes he had a rare off game in the Phoenix Suns' 121-114 loss Sunday.
Marion got off only three shots, one from long range, and totaled three points and two offensive rebounds among his nine overall.
With his awkward shot and quick leaping ability, Marion was the only player in the NBA this season ranked in the top 25 in points (19.4), rebounding (11.3), steals (2.01), blocks (1.47) and minutes (38.8).
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/suns/2005-05-23-marion-off_x.htm   (682 words)

  
 Suns Spotlight: Shawn Marion | HOOPSWORLD.com | NBA News and Information | powered by Basketball News Services
Marion kept pushing and willed his team to victory with 26 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and a block.
Shawn Marion is happy where he is, he’s a good teammate and a perfect compliment to the Suns run and gun offense.
Marion may seem frustrated because he has been mentioned in every trade rumor from his rookie year to today.
www.hoopsworld.com /article_17842.shtml   (1294 words)

  
 Los Angeles Clippers, Shawn Marion, Sam Cassell, Shaun Livingston, National Basketball Association, Phoenix Suns - CBS ...
Marion had 32 points and 19 rebounds, and hounded Los Angeles point guard Sam Cassell into a subpar performance Friday night, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 94-91 victory over the Clippers and a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
Marion said the improvement in rebounding was simply a matter of teamwork and effort.
Marion's three-point play with 49 seconds to go gave the Suns a six-point lead, but the Clippers weren't finished.
www.sportsline.com /nba/gamecenter/NBA_20060512_PHO@LAC   (1144 words)

  
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Marion might be the most under-appreciated player of his generation.
But by his 2nd year, Marion was averaging a double-double from the small forward spot.
A testament to Marion’s consistency are his numbers in back-to-back games – they’re exactly the same as his numbers on one or two nights rest.
www.manuteswebb.com /2006/03/appreciating_shawn_marion.htm   (734 words)

  
 InsideHoops.com - Shawn Marion Interview
Shawn Marion: Well of course we got two big additions, with Steve nash and Quinton Richardson, but other than that I think we got a little older, a little more mature, and at the same time we got a lot more weapons.
Shawn Marion: Nash is getting everybody involved in spots where they can score; what more can you ask from a point guard.
Shawn Marion: I don't think I played no more than like 20 minutes a game, if that.
www.insidehoops.com /marion-interview-111804.shtml   (481 words)

  
 » 27. Shawn Marion - SLAM Online
On the court Marion is one of the best rebounders in the league by the numbers but those can be misleading.
Marion is tough to place, cause he plays with the MVP and one of the most physically gifted big men ever.
Marion should be higher but after watching the matrix/reing man youtube clip, Shawn Kemp should be top 10.
slamonline.com /online/2006/10/27-shawn-marion   (2612 words)

  
 Shawn Marion may be available... - ProSportsDaily Forums
The talk around the NBA is the Suns will be willing to listen very carefully for offers for Shawn Marion this summer with Amare Stoudemire and Kurt Thomas due back, Boris Diaw fitting into Marion's role and the possibility of re-signing Tim Thomas.
Marion will average about $16 million for the next three seasons and isn't the perfect player, especially in a half-court game.
Marion probably would cost the better of the first-rounders and a player, probably Chandler, who might fit in the Suns' open-style game as Tim Thomas has.
www.prosportsdaily.com /forums/showthread.php?t=42012   (1056 words)

  
 Hanzi Smatter 一知半解: Shawn Marion - The Matrix
24, 2003: Shawn Marion will be sporting a new look beyond the added pounds he piled on in the weight room this summer.
Marion sporting does not really translate as “The Matrix” in Chinese.
Marion's tattoo in Chinese media, and people have even taken it to use as their web forum names!
www.hanzismatter.com /2005/11/shawn-marion-matrix.html   (818 words)

  
 IGN: Shawn Marion Interview
Kenny Smith came up with that nickname for Shawn Marion.
He leads the league with 40 double doubles and is probably one of the shortest players trying to capture the rebounding crown while at the same time, one of the tallest to contend for the steals title.
Rick Adelman, who coached Marion in The Matrix's first NBA All-Star game back in 2003 says: "He gives Phoenix a dimension that other teams just don't have.
sports.ign.com /articles/692/692771p1.html   (945 words)

  
 ESPN.com: 1999 NBA Draft: Shawn Marion
"Shawn Marion is a 6-7 athlete who runs the floor and finishes with spectacular flair.
Marion is best along the baseline, where he can attack the basket and crash the offensive boards.
Marion is big and strong for a small forward, and needs to add ball skills and shooting consistency to his tremendous athletic potential."
espn.go.com /nba/draft99/players/profiles/marion_shawn.html   (433 words)

  
 Shawn Marion - HOOPLOG
Eddie House scored 12 straight Phoenix points in the second quarter and finished with 19 and Shawn Marion had 22 and 16 rebounds as the Suns coasted to their sixth straight win over the Lakers, a 106-93 triumph....
Shawn Marion had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Steve Nash added 20 points and 18 assists and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-102 on Wednesday night.
Shawn Marion had 22 points and 15 rebounds and Raja Bell scored a season-high 20 points, helping the Suns to a 101-86 victory over...
www.hooplog.com /nba/shawn-marion   (1394 words)

  
 InsideHoops.com - Shawn Marion Interview
SHAWN MARION: “You have to take care of business at home.
SHAWN MARION: “I think when we boil it down to the playoffs, it’s about how teams adjust to the pick-and-roll, because that’s primarily what everybody runs.
SHAWN MARION: “If we are going to make adjustments, I’m not going to tell you.
www.insidehoops.com /marion-interview-052806.shtml   (338 words)

  
 Shawn Marion quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Shawn Marion played for the Suns in 2002?
Shawn Marion was selected _____ overall in the 1999 NBA Draft?
Shawn was selected to play for the USA basketball team in the FIBA 2002 World Basketball Championships?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=92298   (69 words)

  
 Shawn Marion - News, Pictures, MP3, Videos and Gossip
Shawn Marion Phoenix Suns Replica Purple Youth NBA Jersey
Marion was also a Western Conference reserve on the 2006 All-Star team, and he is one of 23 players named to the USA Men's Senior National Team that will compete in the 2006 FIBA World Championship and the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Due to a minor knee injury, Marion is not playing in the World Championship, but is still available to play in the Olympics.
www.celebsoup.com /Shawn_Marion.html   (448 words)

  
 SportingNews.com - NBA - Q&A: Suns forward Shawn Marion
MARION: Anyone's hard who gets a lot of plays called for them, when they're always going right at you, trying to pound it in on you.
Also it always seems like Shawn Marion pulls his hand back quicker than anyone I remember rather than snapping the wrist on the follow through.
I just wonder if there could have been a more complete answer, or if Marion may be tired about hearing and having to answer queries about his form on his jump shot rather than having people focus on how effective his jumper is.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=56767   (1165 words)

  
 Shawn Marion | Official Site of BBallOne.com
This is the place to be for great stuff on the nba basketball player and Phoenix Sun, Shawn Marion.
This site also has a detailed biography on Shawn Marion and how he made it to become the great NBA basketball player that he is, it has tons of facts about Shawn Marion and his career through the NBA.
Shawn Marion is an excellant player and will continue on improving.
www.bballone.com /shawnm/shawnmarion.html   (145 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Your Turn - Chat Reel: Shawn Marion - Wednesday August 08, 2001 06:40 PM
Posted: Wednesday August 08, 2001 6:25 PM Updated: Wednesday August 08, 2001 6:40 PM Shawn Marion sounds off on who has the best crossover in basketball and the UNLV connection.
Shawn, do you think the Goodwill Games are a good way to get in shape for the upcoming season, or will this be all about competition?
The only bad thing about high school kids coming into the NBA is they can't do what others can do.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /your_turn/news/2001/08/08/chatreel_marion   (796 words)

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