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It’s true: Kendall Marshall can dunk. Before last night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, the Lakers’ official Instagram account posted a photo of the 22-year-old putting in a two-handed slam. Sadly, there’s no video, though. Laker fans have yet to see Marshall dunk in an actual game. It doesn’t look like he’ll be throwing one down anytime soon, either. Marshall outlined the conditions needed for him to dunk in a game on his Twitter account earlier this month. “1) I can’t be sore at all 2) we have to be up at least 30 3) nobody has to be over half court,” Marshall wrote. The Lakers need to be up by at least 30? If that’s the case, I wouldn’t bank on seeing an in-game dunk from Marshall anytime soon… .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } .bottom-of-post-responsive { width:

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