Mavs’ Nowitzki, Carlisle miss game due to illness
Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki and coach Rick Carlisle will miss the
Mavericks’ game Saturday night against Milwaukee because of an
Both missed the team’s shootaround earlier in the day and were
not at American Airlines Center for the game.
Dallas assistant coach Monte Mathis is filling in for
Nowitzki has played in all 23 games for the Mavericks, averaging
21.1 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. He missed the first 27 games
last season because of knee surgery.
The Mavericks don’t play again until Wednesday night, giving
both some time to recover.