Marion goes above and beyond

Emerging unscathed after alley-oop dunk was good sign in forward's first game back

Updated: April 13, 2010, 10:41 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

LOS ANGELES -- Shawn Marion declared himself ready for a test night after missing the previous three games with a strained left oblique.

Jason Kidd took that test to heights that Marion didn't have in mind.

If there was any doubt about Marion's health, it evaporated when he soared to snatch Kidd's lob pass off the glass and finished with a ferocious two-hand slam. That play moments before halftime was the highlight of the Dallas Mavericks' 117-94 win over the lottery-bound ...

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