Ten fun facts about Shawn Marion
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He is also known for his unorthodox shooting form.
Marion played for the senior United States National Basketball Team in the 2002 FIBA World Championship and the 2004 Athens Olympics.
He was named to the 2006 USA men's senior national team but he was forced to withdraw before the tournament began due to a knee injury.
Nicknamed “The Matrix” by analyst Kenny Smith during the pre-season of his rookie year, he is widely regarded as one of the most versatile players in the league because of his athleticism and ability to play and defend many positions.Fact 5
The squad finished third in the 2006 FIBA World Championship without him.Fact 6
He has earned 22 total international caps for the United States.Fact 7
He was a four-time NBA All-Star nicknamed The Matrix and known for his all-around game and unselfish play.Fact 8
At Vincennes University he was named the National Junior College Athletic Association player of the year in 1998.Fact 9
He played on some great teams in Phoenix with Nash and Stoudemire, but only with the Dallas Mavericks was he able to win the NBA title.Fact 10
His team beat the Miami Heat to win the NBA title, and MVP of that series was the amazing Dirk Nowitzki. Click here for more people facts ❯
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