Now that he's an NBA champion, forward Shawn Marion wants people to address him differently.

"I want y'all to address me like that from now on -- world champion," Marion said.

Marion is upset that the national media has overlooked the defending world champion Mavs and don't believe they have a chance of winning this season's title.

"We've gotten to the point where everybody started overlooking us and talking about everybody else and I kind of got [upset] about it," Marion said. "Y'all trying to take something away from us that we've worked hard for and we took.