Garnett was elected in April. Should I not?” Marion asked. I earned that.”. and grabbed 7.6 rpg. What makes Marion’s case compelling that goes beyond the bullet points and back of the basketball card? Get the latest news, analysis and opinion delivered straight to your inbox. Zion may be a half a foot shorter than Shaq, but he is probably the closest thing we’ll ever see to Shaq…or maybe it’s the other way around? The 76ers' Simmons is everything Odom could have been had Odom been born 15 years later. DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - Former Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion believes his playing career is worthy of a Hall of Fame nod. NFL Week 7 betting roundup: One bettor put 23 bets worth $2.56m on four games. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), treating LeBron’s Cavaliers unfairly harshly. However, Jackson plays just how Ibaka plays — they’re both built like athletic, rangy forwards who can provide elite rim-protection and surprisingly effective perimeter shooting. “Everybody is trying to find somebody to do everything that I was able to do. During his time in the NBA, The Matrix was himself a glitch in the matrix, the do-it-all star that played in a manner which broke the game. Marion's first All-Star berth in 2002-03 coincided with a new-found confidence to let it fly as he tripled his attempts from beyond the arc while still ranking among the league leaders in steals and ranking first in the NBA in blocks among players 6-foot-7 or shorter. Among the most spirited "should he be in the Hall of Fame?" Shawn Marion: ‘I should be a shoo-in’ for Hall of Fame originally appeared on NBCSports.com, Heat president Pat Riley clarifies asterisk comment following NBA Finals loss to Lakers, Cam Newton responds to Jeff Garcia slamming his clothes: 'I'm not changing the way I dress', Ryquell Armstead should be a starting running back for the Jags this season. If you look at all the numbers, to me, I should be a shoo-in. Nicknamed "The Matrix" by Kenny Smith during the preseason of his rookie year, Marion's unique game stood out from the moment he entered the league. It’s out of my control. this season). Sign up now ▸, Related slideshow: Doncic = Bird? and 5.5 rpg. “I think the legacy I left for the game is there," he said. Although Wall’s career is at a crossroads due to an Achilles injury, peak Wall was a bad, bad man – averaging 23.1 ppg. Who is making the decisions? But who is it to decide? Stats obviously aren’t everything because Kidd was already an All-Star-level point guard by his second season in the league, and Lonzo isn’t close to that yet. Shawn Marion, one of the driving forces behind the Mavs winning the 2011 NBA title, is one of 50 nominees just announced who are on the list with a chance to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Though the Bulls' Markkanen has regressed a little in his third season after averaging nearly 19 points per game last season, he still has all the makings of an ideal floor-spacing big man in the modern NBA — in other words, he has all the makings to develop into Gallinari, who’s averaged 18.9 ppg.