Shawn Marion is game-time decision vs. Kings

December, 10, 2012
12/10/12
11:59
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DALLAS – Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion, who has a right groin strain, participated in most of shootaround on Monday and his playing status will be determined shortly before tonight’s game with the Sacramento Kings.

“It feels a lot better,” Marion said. “I’ll evaluate myself tonight and go from there.”

Marion missed Saturday’s game with the Rockets after straining the groin last Thursday in a win at Phoenix. He said he got treatment on Sunday and felt good during shootaround.

The 34-year-old is the club’s top rebounder at 7.1 per game. He’s averaging 9.6 points per game, fifth-highest on the squad.
Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Dirk Nowitzki
PTS AST STL MIN
21.7 2.7 0.9 32.9
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsS. Dalembert 6.8
AssistsM. Ellis 5.7
StealsM. Ellis 1.7
BlocksS. Dalembert 1.2