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Recently retired from NBA, Shawn Marion hosts camp in North Chicago

Recently retired from NBA, Shawn Marion hosts camp in North Chicago

Having recently completed his 16th and final season in the NBA, North Chicago native Shawn Marion returned to his roots this week to host his 10th annual coed youth basketball camp. Children as young as 8 were invited to participate in the free three-day camp at North Chicago High School.. The 110 participants learned fundamentals in workshops Monday, practiced their new skills in scrimmages Tuesday and played in championship games Wednesday. During the championship games, Marion watched from the bleachers, at times calling out fouls and cheering on the children. During the last game, he stepped onto the court to help officiate. "I can't give them NBA knowledge; I'm...

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