Free-agent forward Shawn Marion has decided to join the Cleveland Cavaliers, a source told Yahoo Sports.
Marion decided to join forces with LeBron James in Cleveland, passing on opportunities to sign with the Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat or the Los Angeles Clippers. The Cavaliers are expected to announce the signing of the four-time All-Star to a deal for the veteran's minimum on Monday.
Marion averaged 10.4 points and 6.5 rebounds last season for the Dallas Mavericks.
Marion made his decision after he met with his representatives in Chicago following USA Basketball's exhibition victory over Brazil late Saturday, a league source said. Cleveland general manager David Griffin was also at the game. Marion and Griffin have ties dating to their days with the Phoenix Suns.
The Cavs have dramatically remade their roster, signing James, Mike Miller and James Jones and reaching an agreement in principle to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love.
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