Marion Shot Sinks Cavaliers

Suns star hits jumper with 1.1 seconds left to beat Cleveland
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 26, 2008 5:44 AM CST
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, and Phoenix Suns' Shawn Marion chase down a loose ball during the fourth quarter of the Suns' 110-108 win in an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, in Cleveland....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Shawn Marion only made one basket for the Phoenix Suns last night, but he made it count. Marion hit a 10-foot baseline shot with 1.1 seconds to go to give the Suns a 110-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena, reports the Arizona Republic. Raja Bell scored 27 points as the Suns erased an 18-point first-half hole.

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 36 points, but only 12 of them came in the second half, after Cleveland led by 13 at halftime. Phoenix has won 15 of the past 18 meetings with the Cavs, who saw a five-game winning streak end. Steve Nash had 26 points, including hitting seven of nine three-pointers for the Suns, who had 17 three-pointers as a team.