Strained oblique to sideline Marion

Updated: April 6, 2010, 3:46 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Forward Shawn Marion will not play against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, coach Rick Carlisle said, as the Dallas Mavericks try to salvage a three-game homestand.

Marion strained a left oblique muscle in the first half of Saturday's game and did not practice the last two days, instead being limited to cardio work Tuesday. Carlisle said Marion's status beyond Wednesday is day to day.

"If we have to fill in for him, we will," Carlisle said.

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