Shawn Marion RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former Suns great Shawn Marion announces he will retire after this season

    Arizona Republic "When Shawn Marion headed to the Cleveland bench late in last week's game at US Airways Center, "The Matrix" was saying goodbye to Phoenix. Marion said he plans to retire after this season with Cleveland, ending a 15-year NBA career that was mostly spent as a star with the Suns. When the Suns..." January 21

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Shawn Marion (sore L hip) says he will play against the Suns.

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    Cavs F Shawn Marion doubtful for tonight's game at Warriors with hip strain.

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Bird said he came away from meeting with Shawn Marion feeling like he was undecided but wanted to play on championship contender now.

  • Sources: Shawn Marion leaning toward signing with Cavaliers

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Shawn Marion is leaning toward signing a deal to join LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Marion, 36, has yet to formally agree with the Cavaliers on a deal, but that could come soon, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Indiana..." August 07

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Pacers are making a strong push on Shawn Marion, placing calls into the free agent forward in recent days, league source tells RealGM.

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    Shawn Marion has made $133.488 million in his career. Donnie Nelson said the 15-yr veteran is "a long shot" to return to the #Mavs next yr.

  • Shawn Marion Plans To Play Few More Seasons

    Hoops-Nation "Shawn Marion averaged 10.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in 76 starts last season. During an interview with ArizonaSports, Marion stated that he does not plan on retiring anytime soon. The 36-year-old veteran also made it clear that he would love to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks, but is not counting..." June 05

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    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    Shawn Marion said he's got two more years left in him and then he will retire.

  • Marion delivered, then hustled to see delivery of child

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion’s already incredible night was going to get even better after Wednesday’s 113-92 Dallas Mavericks win over San Antonio when he departed AT&T Center quickly with owner Mark Cuban to hustle out for the birth of Marion’s child. They left on a private plane for Dallas, with Marion..." April 25

  • Mavericks’ Marion will play on, but not until he’s 40

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Shawn Marion thought about his NBA mortality Saturday and was able to admit one thing. He won’t do what former Dallas Mavericks teammate Jason Kidd did and play until he’s 40. “No way, no, no way,” Marion said while shaking his head furiously. Marion, however, would like to stick around..." March 31

  • Mavericks' Shawn Marion underwhelms offensively; why nobody cares

    Dallas Morning News "Underwhelming would seemingly be a good way to describe Shawn Marion’s production recently. At least, that’s what anybody looking at box scores would conclude. Oh, Marion had 19 points in the win at Oklahoma City on Sunday. But for the most part, he’s been an afterthought at the offensive end,..." March 19

  • Mavs Marion thinks there should be no salary cap, higher age limit

    Dallas Morning News "As a 35-year-old who enjoys traveling the world during NBA off-seasons, Shawn Marion has a provocative view of life and the league in which he’s excelled for 15 seasons. So when he was asked Sunday whether he has any advice for new NBA commissioner Adam Silver, Marion got an E.F. Hutton..." February 04

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per Rick Carlisle, no Shawn Marion (sore right shoulder) vs. the Cavaliers. #DALvsCLE

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    Eddie Sefko @ESefko

    Shawn Marion (shoulder) said he doesn't think he will play tonight but is shooting for a Wednesday return in Memphis.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Shawn Marion was held out of contact drills in today's practice and is on a heavier dosage of anti-inflammatory meds. Still day-to- day.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Per Rick Carlisle, Shawn Marion (sore shoulder) is OUT tonight vs. the Kings. #DALvsSAC

  • Marion, Harris return to practice; could be big boost to Mavs in second half

    Dallas Morning News "Two strangers were on the practice court with the Mavericks on Tuesday afternoon. One was back after a relatively brief absence. The other was tougher to recognize, like a long, lost friend who finally wandered back through the door. Shawn Marion was back working with the first team at the..." January 15

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Shawn Marion (bruised ribs & shoulder) expects to play vs. the Clippers. Devin Harris went through practice but won't play on trip.

  • Marion still feeling pain in certain areas

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion isn't sure if he'll be able to play tonight when the Dallas Mavericks host the Orlando Magic at 7:30 at American Airlines Center. Marion missed the past three games after suffering a bruised right shoulder and bruised upper ribs during last Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles..." January 13

  • Mavericks' Shawn Marion will not travel to San Antonio after suffering shoulder injury

    Dallas Morning News "Despite a sore right ankle and Achilles that kept him out of Monday’s practice, Shawn Marion played Tuesday and started strongly, leading the Mavericks in first-quarter points (eight) and rebounds (five) against the Lakers. “Just hoping we [as a team] can stay healthy and get it going,” Marion..." January 08

  • Shawn Marion to miss road trip

    ESPN "Mavericks forward Shawn Marion will not join the team on a two-game road trip after suffering a right shoulder contusion and bruised upper ribs in Tuesday's win against the Los Angeles Lakers. X-rays were negative. Coach Rick Carlisle said he wasn't certain about a timetable for Marion's..." January 08

  • Rick Carlisle encouraging Shawn Marion to shoot 3s — and Marion’s delivering

    Dallas Morning News "Entering Wednesday’s home game against Memphis, Mavericks foward Shawn Marion has attempted 62 three-pointers this season and made 21, a .339 percentage. Following Wednesday morning’s shootaround at American Airlines Center, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and Marion were the last people on the..." December 19

  • Strained groin and all, Marion expects to play against Utah

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Forward Shawn Marion expects to play Friday against Utah -- two days after he strained his right groin during Wednesday's wild 123-120 comeback victory over the Houston Rockets. “I tweaked it a little bit, but it’s all good — I’ll be all right,” Marion said Thursday. “I’m going to play." November 22

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Rick Carlisle says Shawn Marion came out of last night with a right groin strain, but it's not believed to be serious.

  • 2013/2014 Dallas Mavericks Season Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    October 29

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Mavs expected NOT to hear from Shawn Marion today. Marion only has to notify them if he's opting OUT. Team expects deadline to pass quietly

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Mavs sources insist that there is a 0% chance Shawn Marion is traded during draft. He'd have to approve deal before June 30. Not discussed.

  • Sources: Cavaliers interested in Shawn Marion

    ESPN Dallas "There is undeniably trade interest in Shawn Marion as sources close to the process say that the Cleveland Cavaliers, for starters, indeed covet the Dallas Mavericks forward in a draft-day deal. Yet sources insisted to that the Mavericks -- as of Monday -- are not looking to move..." June 24

  • Pelicans taking No. 13 pick, Shawn Marion off Mavericks’ hands?

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Mavericks have been shopping the No. 13 pick to clear cap space, and maybe they’ve found a taker who will also accept the final year of Shawn Marion’s contract, which owes him $9,316,796. Without know what draft pick the Pelicans send back to Dallas, it’s impossible to evaluate which team..." June 23

  • Cuban: Mavs not discussing dealing Shawn Marion

    ESPN Dallas "Mark Cuban has been open about the Mavericks aggressively exploring opportunities to trade the No. 13 overall pick. Cuban is adamant, however, that the rumors about the Mavs being willing to part with the pick for minimal return if a team takes Shawn Marion’s $9.32 million salary off their..." June 20

  • A Bad Rumor: Mavs' Marion To Cavs In Trade

    Fox Sports "By Monday, "ESPN Insider'' was charging customers to read the exact same blurb. But this does not qualify as a "rumored deal.'' And we know that because this non-story features many aspects about it that don't make sense to the teams or by the rules. 1) We first note that if the teams..." May 28

  • Shawn Marion plays big role with Mavericks on defense

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "What happened during Friday’s 104-94 victory over the Boston Celtics is a perfect example of why Shawn Marion is so valuable to the Dallas Mavericks. Before scoring 11 points and collecting a game-high 13 rebounds in his return against the Celtics, Marion missed the previous eight games while..." March 24

  • Shawn Marion out against San Antonio Thursday, set to be re-evaluated

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion is out for Thursday’s game against San Antonio because of his injured left calf and probably for Friday’s home game against Cleveland, coach Rick Carlisle said after the Mavericks’ practice in San Antonio Wednesday. Marion is scheduled to meet with Mavericks’ physician Dr. T.O...." March 13

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    Earl K. Sneed @

    Rick Carlisle says Shawn Marion (left calf) is out vs. the Bucks.

  • Shawn Marion improving, uncertain for Tuesday vs. Milwaukee

    Dallas Morning News "Jae Crowder may start again, as he did that night a year ago, against the Bucks. Shawn Marion remains uncertain about whether he’ll be able to play after missing the last two games with a bruised left calf. “I’m not sure he’s going to be ready,” Carlisle said of Marion. “But I’m not sure he’s..." March 12

  • Shawn Marion to sit out against Minnesota tonight

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion will rest his bruised left calf muscle for another game, the Mavericks’ forward said after this morning’s shootaround. Marion suffered the injury in the first quarter of Wednesday’s win over Houston. He sat out Friday’s game against Detroit and is hoping to practice Monday in..." March 10

  • Shawn Marion’s ‘D’ helps Dallas Mavericks finish season 3-1 vs. Rockets

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks haven’t always played great defense this season. In fact, it’s been hard to find many moments when they have bowed up and stopped somebody. But Shawn Marion applied probably the best defense of the season when the Mavericks needed it most Wednesday night against one of the NBA’s..." March 07

  • Vince Carter and Shawn Marion will stay put, Carlisle says

    SB Nation "Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said on Monday it's of his opinion that the team won't make any trades before the Feb. 21 trade deadline, according to's Earl K. Sneed. Carlisle went on to list forwards Shawn Marion and Vince Carter as players who won't be heading anywhere. He..." February 11

  • If Shawn Marion’s on trade display, season-high 26 points could get notice

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion insists the timing is coincidental. Yes, the NBA trade deadline is Feb. 21. Yes, Marion scored a season-high 26 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in Saturday night’s 116-91 blowout over Golden State at American Airlines Center. Yes, Marion has had four double-doubles in the last..." February 10

  • Mavs' Marion won't report to bad team

    ESPN "Forward Shawn Marion said Friday that he would refuse to report to a bad team if the Dallas Mavericks trade him to one. "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..." February 09

  • In praise of Shawn Marion and, for once, the Mavericks not playing to lose

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks never make it easy on themselves. Not in this generation. They had to overcome silly turnovers, missed free throws and a general lack of gumption on behalf of the starters during the first three quarters of their 117-112 overtime win against Sacramento on Thursday.. Allow Dirk..." January 11

  • Shawn Marion: This is painful

    Dallas Morning News "While being competitive and losing close games like the Mavericks have done four times in a row now is far preferable to the 30-point blowouts they were suffering 10 days ago, the frustration level continues to grow. Working hard and getting no payoff is getting old fast. "Words can't even..." January 10

  • Mavericks' Shawn Marion talks roster changes and 'frustrating' lopsided loss to Miami Heat

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion was the only Maverick on the floor Thursday night that was on the team's 2011 NBA Finals roster. The Miami Heat, the team the Mavs defeated in six games that year, had eight players see playing time Thursday from their 2011 Finals roster. The Heat are clearly a better team than..." December 21

  • Marion makes difference on Anthony

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Marion missed the Mavericks' game in Madison Square Garden 12 days ago because he was out with a sprained knee ligament. Rookie Jae Crowder started that game against Anthony, who poured in 31 points in New York's 104-94 victory. Wednesday night at American Airlines Center, Marion..." November 22

  • Carlisle was almost apologetic to Marion

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "After scanning the stats sheet following Saturday's 103-95 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena, Rick Carlisle was almost apologetic when it came to forward Shawn Marion. "I didn't want to play Marion (33) minutes tonight,'' the Dallas Mavericks' coach said. "But he was..." November 18

  • Marion classify injury as "a little minor thing''

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion limped down the American Airlines Center tunnel Tuesday afternoon after discovering he'll miss at least the next three games with a sprained left medial collateral ligament. The injury occurred midway through the third quarter of Monday's 114-91 victory..." November 06

  • Shawn Marion (left knee sprain) leaves early

    ESPN "Mavericks forward Shawn Marion left Monday night's game due to a left knee sprain. The severity of the injury was not immediately known. Coach Rick Carlisle said Marion would be evaluated Tuesday. Marion had eight points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes against the Trail Blazers before being..." November 06

  • Marion said Mavs must do better on the boards

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Shawn Marion was talking about how the Dallas Mavericks held their own on the boards against the New Orleans Hornets on Monday night when he calmly asked what was the rebounding totals. Told the Mavs were outrebounded 62-40, Marion gasped: "What? Was it really? Oh my God!''' After being..." October 23

  • Marion finished ninth among forwards

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Shawn Marion was one of the top defenders in the NBA this season. Most NBA coaches would probably agree with that summation. At least that's what a lot of folks thought. Apparently, the coaches who voted for such accomplishments didn't think very highly of the Dallas Mavericks forward after..." May 24