Dallas center Brandan Wright sidelined
Dallas center Brandan Wright will miss the Mavericks’ game
Thursday night against the San Antonio Spurs because of an
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said Wright would be out, but
starting center Samuel Dalembert would play even though he’s
fighting the same illness that has been going around Dallas’ locker
Wright, who missed this season’s first 23 games while recovering
from a fractured left (shooting) shoulder, averaged 12.2 points,
4.6 rebounds and 21 minutes during the previous five games.
Dalembert, who has started 18 times, is averaging 6.4 points,
6.2 rebounds and 21 minutes.