HoopsHype Shawn Marion rumors

March 30, 2014 Updates

Marion, however, would like to stick around the game long enough for another special season like the one he helped the Mavericks produce in 2011 when they won the franchise’s only NBA championship. Other than that, the 6-foot-7 small forward won’t hang around just to pick up a few extra bucks. “When the season is over with I’m going to evaluate everything I’ve got going on and see what’s what,” said Marion, who turns 36 on May 7. “At the same time I would love to have another championship.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram

March 28, 2014 Updates

In a completely unprecedented development, Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes got in a shoving match on the court. Barnes and Shawn Marion got into it after Chris Paul shoved Marion, leading to an extended scuffle involving players from both teams. For The Win

February 20, 2014 Updates
February 18, 2014 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Earlier, I tweeted that the Mavs are kicking the tires. I'm told that Dallas has been gauging interest in Shawn Marion and Shane Larkin. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

February 4, 2014 Updates

Speaking of the product, Marion has another recommendation for Silver. “I think the age requirement for coming into the league should be higher,” he said. Since the 2006 draft, the minimum requirements have been that players must have turned 19 during the calendar year of the draft and have been out of high school for one year. Silver’s predecessor, David Stern, has long been a proponent of adding a year to those requirements. “It should be at least two years (out of high school),” Marion said. “Two to three years, minimum.” Dallas Morning News

February 3, 2014 Updates

Dallas Mavericks' forward Shawn Marion said after shootaround that he doubts he will play tonight against Cleveland and that he's targeting Wednesday's visit to Memphis for a return from his shoulder injury. Marion missed Friday's game against Sacramento because of the injury suffered early last month. He had sat out four games when it happened, then came back, but said he may have rushed back a bit too quickly. "I just don't want to get out there and it comes immediately back," he said. "We'll take it slow." Dallas Morning News

January 31, 2014 Updates

Mavericks forward Shawn Marion has been ruled out of Friday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings due to soreness in his right shoulder. Marion originally bruised the shoulder and his ribs when he crashed to the court in the Mavs’ Jan. 7 over the Los Angeles Lakers. He missed four games and has averaged 10.0 points and 5.9 rebounds since his return, but coach Rick Carlisle said Marion has been dealing with constant pain. ESPN.com

January 14, 2014 Updates

There are few teams in the NBA that happen to have a very original social media presence like the Dallas Mavericks, who are making their campaign to get people to vote for their players into the All-Star game into an enjoyable series of photoshopped images that have adorable dogs in them. Dirk Nowtizki sitting next to a crazy eyed one; Monta Ellis posing next to a waving mutt; Shawn Marion showing some emotion along with a super cute puppy. Sportige

January 13, 2014 Updates

Shawn Marion said a few minutes ago in the locker room that he is not going to play tonight in the Dallas Mavericks' home game against Orlando. Marion will miss his fourth game with a shoulder and upper-rib bruise. He went through shootaround earlier Monday, and it appears he will be ready to go Wednesday when the Mavericks visit the Los Angeles Clippers. Dallas Morning News

January 10, 2014 Updates

Marion suffered a bruised right shoulder and bruised upper ribs last Tuesday against the Los Angeles Lakers. He did not play in Wednesday's game in San Antonio and will not play in tonight's game against the Pelicans. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

One legal argument, according to a source, would be that Smith didn’t untie the shoelaces of Detroit’s Greg Monroe, and it was unclear if he touched them as Monroe stepped away. Smith’s intent on the second violation would one of interpretation. The argument would be Smith only should be fined only for the first violation in Dallas with Shawn Marion. New York Post

January 8, 2014 Updates

Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion will miss the team's two-game road trip after he was diagnosed today with a bruised right shoulder and bruised upper ribs. Marion injured himself when he tripped over teammate Dirk Nowitzki with 1:34 remaining in the second quarter of Tuesday's home game against the Los Angeles Lakers. In addition to missing tonight's game in San Antonio, Marion will sit out Friday's contest in New Orleans. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

January 7, 2014 Updates

The NBA warned New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith about the shoelace stunt he pulled on Dallas' Shawn Marion on Sunday, a league source confirmed Tuesday. Smith untied Marion's shoelaces during the second quarter of the Knicks' 92-80 win over the Mavericks. The NBA issued a warning, which was first reported by the Bergen Record and the New York Post. ESPN.com

The shoelace stunt happened as Marion and Smith were lined up next to one another on the free throw line with the Knicks up 48-33 and 2:08 left in the second quarter. "He was just playing," Marion said, laughing. "I think he just wanted to have some fun. That's all it was. It was just some joyful play. ... They made it a bigger deal than what it was. He was just playing. That's all." Marion could be seen trying to tie his left shoe after a made basket on the other end of the court before finally being able to tie his shoe when play stopped with a foul. "I've never seen it done in an NBA game, put it that way, in all the years I've been around," Woodson said. ESPN.com

January 6, 2014 Updates

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