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Encyclopedia > Shawn Marion
Shawn Marion
Position Small forward/Power forward
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 228 lb (103 kg)
League NBA
Team Miami Heat
Jersey #7
Born May 7, 1978 (1978-05-07) (age 29)
Waukegan, Illinois
Nationality American
High school Clarkesville
College UNLV
Draft 9th overall, 1999
Phoenix Suns
Pro career 1999–present
Former teams Phoenix Suns (1999–2008)
Awards 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 NBA All-Star
Official profile Player Info

Shawn Dwayne Marion (born May 7, 1978 in Waukegan, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player currently for the Miami Heat of the NBA. He is widely regarded as one of the most versatile players in the league due to his ability to play many positions.[1] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Waukegan is a city in Lake County, Illinois, of which it is the county seat. ... The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... The 1999 NBA Draft was held on June 30, 1999 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the first draft in which four players from the same college were picked in the first round, with Elton Brand (1st selection), Trajan Langdon (11th), Corey Maggette (13th) and William... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Waukegan is a city in Lake County, Illinois, of which it is the county seat. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...

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Pre-NBA

Marion played high school basketball in Clarksville, Tennessee. His high school basketball teammate was Trenton Hassell of New Jersey Nets. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Clarksville (disambiguation). ... Trenton Lavar Hassell (born March 4, 1979 in Clarksville, Tennessee) is an American professional basketball player currently with the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA. A 65, 233 lbs guard-forward from Austin Peay State University, Hassell was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the first pick in the second... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ...


He attended Vincennes University Junior College before transferring to the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, where he played collegiately.[2] for college. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, known for its programs in engineering, English, hotel administration, and management information systems. ...


Phoenix Suns

Marion was selected by the Suns in the first round and ninth overall in the 1999 NBA Draft. The 1999 NBA Draft was held on June 30, 1999 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the first draft in which four players from the same college were picked in the first round, with Elton Brand (1st selection), Trajan Langdon (11th), Corey Maggette (13th) and William...


Nicknamed The Matrix (coined by TNT analyst Kenny Smith) during the preseason of his rookie season[1], Marion was selected to the US Olympic men's basketball team in 2004. In 2005, he was named a reserve on the Western Conference All-Star Team and selected to the 2004-05 All-NBA Third Team. That year he became the 2nd player in NBA history and first player since David Robinson in 1992 to average in the top five in rebounding and steals since the league started to track steals in 1973. Marion did it again in 2005-06. During the 2005 All-Star Weekend, Marion teamed up with WNBA Rookie of the Year Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury, and Suns legend Dan Majerle in the RadioShack Shooting Stars to run away with the title. Marion was also selected as a Western Conference reserve on the 2006 All-Star team. To see the football player see Kenny Smith (American football) Kenny The Jet Smith (born March 8, 1965, in Queens, New York) is a retired American professional basketball player and current TV announcer. ... This article or section is incomplete and may require expansion and/or cleanup. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... The 2004-05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965)) is a retired American NBA basketball player, who is often considered one of the greatest centers to ever play the game. ... The 1991-92 NBA Season was the 46th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1973-74 NBA Season was the 28th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 2005-06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The WNBA Rookie of the Year Award is given each year to the best rookie in the WNBA. Rookie of the Year Awards (1997 - Present) 1997 - No award 1998 - Tracy Reid, Charlotte Sting 1999 - Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington Mystics 2000 - Betty Lennox, Minnesota Lynx 2001 - Jackie Stiles, Portland Fire 2002 - Tamika... Diana Lurena Taurasi (born June 11, 1982 in Chino, California) is a professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... The Phoenix Mercury is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Phoenix, Arizona and the current WNBA champions. ... Daniel Lewis Majerle (surname pronounced MAR-lee; b. ... The exterior of a typical free-standing RadioShack store. ...


The 2005-06 NBA season was perhaps the best season of his career. He was the only player in the NBA ranked in the top 20 in points, rebounds, steals, blocks, field goal percentage and minutes. He finished the season leading the Suns in points per game (21.8), rebounds per game (11.8), blocks per game (1.7), and steals per game (2.0). Marion also ranked 3rd in efficiency.[3] He helped fill in the void left by star Amare Stoudemire, who did not play virtually the entire season due to injury. Marion also earned a spot in the NBA All-Star Game for the third time. Amare Carsares Stoudemire (born November 16, 1982 in Lake Wales, Florida) is an American All-Star professional basketball player for the NBAs Phoenix Suns and the USA National Team. ... 2006 NBA All-Star Logo The 2006 NBA All-Star Game was played on Sunday, February 19, 2006 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, home of the Houston Rockets. ...

Olympic medal record
Competitor for Flag of the United States United States
Men's Basketball
Bronze 2004 Athens National team

On March 5, 2006, Marion was one of 23 players named to the USA nen's senior national team that finished third in the 2006 FIBA World Championship. 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. He has earned 22 total international caps for the USA. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the indoor arena in the Helliniko Olympic Complex for the preliminary rounds, with the latter stages being held in the Olympic Indoor Hall at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex. ... This article is about the day. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The FIBA World Championship (also called the Basketball World Championship) is a world basketball tournament for mens national teams held quadrennially by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be celebrated from August 8, 2008, to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony commencing at 08:08:08 pm CST (12:08:08 UTC) at the Beijing National Stadium in... Peking redirects here. ... This article or section is incomplete and may require expansion and/or cleanup. ... The 2002 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA from August 29 to September 8, 2002. ... (Redirected from 2004 Athens Olympics) The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, commonly known as the 2004 Summer Olympics were the 28th Summer Olympic Games. ... A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ...


On September 26, 2007, following a summer filled with rumors and trade speculation involving possible deals with the Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, and Utah Jazz, Marion requested to be traded. Citing the rumors and a refusal on the part of Phoenix Suns management to negotiate for a contract extension, Marion called his relationship with the Suns a "bad marriage", and stated that it was time for him to leave Phoenix.[4] By the start of the season, though, Marion continued to play well for the Suns. is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ...


During the 2006-2007 season, Marion was one of two players (the other Kevin Garnett) to rank in the top 40 in points per game, rebounds per game, field goal percentage, blocks per game, steals per game, and minutes per game.[5] The 2006-07 NBA season is the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. ... Kevin Maurice Garnett (born May 19, 1976 in Mauldin, South Carolina) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Boston Celtics. ...


Miami Heat

On February 6, 2008, the Phoenix Suns traded Shawn Marion and teammate, Marcus Banks, to the Miami Heat for center Shaquille O'Neal.[6] is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Arthur Lemarcus Banks III (born November 19, 1981 in Las Vegas, Nevada), commonly known as Marcus Banks, is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA. Banks is 62 (188 cm) tall and 200 lb (90 kg). ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... Shaquille Rashaun ONeal (pronounced sha-KEEL; born March 6, 1972), frequently referred to simply as Shaq, is an American professional basketball player, regarded as one of the most dominant in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


References

  1. ^ a b HEAT Insider: Shawn Marion
  2. ^ NBA.com : Shawn Marion Info Page
  3. ^ 2005-06 EFFICIENCY LEADERS : Efficiency Per Game, nba.com
  4. ^ Marion: 'Time for me to move on'
  5. ^ NBA.com : Shawn Marion Bio Page. Retrieved on 2008-02-09.
  6. ^ NBA.com: Player News#shawn_marion. Retrieved on 2008-02-09.
  • Shawn Marion Player Info at NBA.com
  • Shawn Marion Statistics at Basketball-Reference.com

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NBA.com : Shawn Marion Info Page (3055 words)
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)...
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