Mavs C Haywood active for Game 4 of NBA finals
Dallas Mavericks backup center Brendan Haywood was on the active
roster for Game 4 of the NBA finals on Tuesday night despite a hip
injury that kept him out of the previous game.
Haywood strained his right hip during Game 2 against the Miami
Through rest and treatment, the swelling had gone down enough
that Haywood said Tuesday morning he might return. He was expected
to test his injury by running full speed and changing directions,
but coach Rick Carlisle said he wasn’t sure whether that had been
Carlisle said he expected adrenaline to help push Haywood
through whatever pain he was still feeling.