Hurt Shawn Marion sparks Mavs

Updated: May 18, 2011, 3:28 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- An elbow by Oklahoma City center Kendrick Perkins bloodied Shawn Marion's nose and dazed the Dallas forward. It did not, however, keep the Dallas Mavericks forward off the floor for one second.

Marion returned to the court after the timeout -- when coach Rick Carlisle was called for a technical foul after arguing that Perkins should have been called for a foul -- and immediately helped spark a 16-3 run with a dunk and a fast-break assist to Dirk Nowitzki for an and-1 layup. ...

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