Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs

Moderators: bwgood77, Domejandro

RealGM Wiretap
RealGM
Posts: 102,252
And1: 291
Joined: Mar 19, 2013

Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:10 pm

Shawn Marion almost certainly will not re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks this offseason.


Marion spent five seasons with the Mavericks and helped the franchise win the 2011 NBA Finals.


“It was memorable, baby,” Marion said. “It’s hard to say it wasn’t fun. We had a great run and made the playoffs four of five years and won a championship. We set goals every year, and most years we reached them. And to win a championship, it was unbelievable. I wish we could have made a couple more runs at it, but it is what it is.”


Marion would like another shot at winning a title.


“If I see something really comfortable, then I’ll do it,” Marion said. “Right now, I’m just staying with my [newborn] son and relaxing. It’s only July, man. We got two more months. We’ll just wait and see how it works out.”


Marion plans on planting roots in Dallas even though he'll play elsewhere.


“It was an amazing run in Dallas,” he said. “Who knows what the future holds? But I definitely will be retiring in Dallas. I love living there. I’m building my dream home there, and that’s where I’ll spend most of my time.”


 

Via Eddie Sefko/Dallas Morning News

User avatar
Stolen Team Fan
Bench Warmer
Posts: 1,315
And1: 48
Joined: May 21, 2010

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#2 » by Stolen Team Fan » Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:04 am

He'll probably end up on the Bulls. That's about the only contending team where he wouldn't be buried on the bench playing the SF position.
I move around so much, I've just decided to start rooting for everybody.
Except the Heat.
panthermark
RealGM
Posts: 20,946
And1: 3,512
Joined: Mar 15, 2010
Location: Undisclosed: MJ's shadow could be lurking....
         

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#3 » by panthermark » Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:43 am

I do hope he ends up in Chicago.

He is originally from the area....

And I don't blame him....I love Texas as well.
Jealousy is a sickness.......get well soon....
Darren_Errman
Senior
Posts: 733
And1: 265
Joined: Jul 29, 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#4 » by Darren_Errman » Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:37 am

I think Dallas will soon find out how important a defender like Marion was, playing next to weak defenders like Felton, Monta, declined Dirk.

3 years ago they undervalued Tyson Chandler's defensive value.

I don't think Parson replacing Marion in the starting 5 makes the Mavs better.
Kurosawa0
Analyst
Posts: 3,380
And1: 3,276
Joined: Jul 14, 2010

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#5 » by Kurosawa0 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:27 am

Feels like the Clippers would make sense.
User avatar
Mamba Venom
RealGM
Posts: 17,979
And1: 580
Joined: Sep 07, 2005
Location: California
Contact:

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#6 » by Mamba Venom » Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:45 am

It would not be a good fit if Marion is ring chasing. But it would be cool to see him reunite w/ Nash with the Lakers who dont even have a starting SF on the roster.
Lakers are 22-3 in OT last 6 seasons:Kobe best OT closer!
IronChefWicket
Ballboy
Posts: 39
And1: 7
Joined: Jul 14, 2014
       

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#7 » by IronChefWicket » Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:47 am

Come back to Phx Shawn! (kidding) You're nearly the franchise leader in so many categories. One or two more years and you'll have them + our FO doesn't suck anymore and their goal isn't to just piss off their players (just don't ask Bledsoe about that yet...).

I'm still pissed about Shaq. Glad you got a ring bro.
"I think the team that wins Game 5 will win the series. Unless we lose Game 5." - Charles Barkley
User avatar
Rated T By CBRA
Starter
Posts: 2,135
And1: 163
Joined: Aug 06, 2013
   

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#8 » by Rated T By CBRA » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:59 pm

He is probably look for a mix of playing-time and championship-calibre team. Not sure what would be a great fit - maybe the Bulls?
MitchB3
Starter
Posts: 2,319
And1: 144
Joined: Jul 04, 2014
 

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#9 » by MitchB3 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:33 pm

Marion is probably looking at the Bulls, Spurs, OKC Thunder, and MAYBE the Cavs, with a slight chance at the Pacers as well; since those are the only teams that are truly contenders. His best fit is probably the Bulls or OKC Thunder, since those are the two teams that are at the brink of winning it all.
Joshuan3
Senior
Posts: 547
And1: 178
Joined: Apr 15, 2010
Location: Toronto
Contact:
     

Re: Shawn Marion Unlikely To Re-Sign With Mavs 

Post#10 » by Joshuan3 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:28 am

I'd love to see him in the Thunder jersey, Houston could really use him too

Return to Wiretap Discussion