Calderon out of Mavericks lineup with ankle bruise
Dallas Mavericks guard Jose Calderon was out of the starting
lineup Saturday night with a bone bruise on his right ankle.
Coach Rick Carlisle said before the game against Minnesota that
Calderon would be a ”game-time decision” and was day to day.
Calderon was in street clothes on the Dallas bench.
Rookie guard Gal Mekel made his first NBA start in Calderon’s
Calderon got hurt in the second quarter of a loss at Atlanta on
Friday and came out for good in the third quarter. He was 4 of 5 on
3-pointers in the first half and finished with 16 points.
Over his last 15 games, Calderon is shooting 51 percent (43 of
84) on 3-pointers. He is shooting 49 percent overall (64 of 131) in