Don't sell Shawn Marion short

Against OKC, versatile defender is showing how valuable he is to the Mavs

Updated: May 3, 2012, 1:06 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- The Oklahoma City Thunder's ultra-dynamic All-Star duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook raised their shooting percentages this season to career highs.

Durant hit for 49.6 percent; Westbrook for 45.7. In seizing a 2-0 first-round series lead over the Dallas Mavericks, Durant has stumbled to 34.1 percent; Westbrook has rocketed to 52.3.

An explanation?

There's one: The Matrix.

Mavs small forward Shawn Marion is again applying defensive clamps to one ...

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