Jan 26, 2012, 9:19 PM EDT
He is looking at a Sunday return in a nationally televised game against the Spurs, he told reporters Thursday, as reported by the Associated Press. That is the schedule the team announced prior to him sitting out starting last weekend.
Dirk Nowitzki says he’s had a good week of work and is shooting to return to the Dallas Mavericks’ lineup Sunday…
(Mavs coach Rick Carlisle) says Nowitzki has made progress, though Carlisle isn’t guaranteeing Nowitzki will play Sunday against San Antonio, the last of four consecutive home games.
Dallas has gone 2-1 without Nowitzki, with wins over New Orleans and Phoenix.
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- Cavaliers advance to second round – but but maybe lose Kevin Love and moral high ground in process 15
- Mike Conley out for Game 4 with “serious” facial injury, no timetable for return 3
- Grizzlies start fast, hang on to beat Portland, take 3-0 series lead 1
- Bucks outwork Bulls, stay alive on Jerryd Bayless game-winner 6
- Nets use 18-0 second-half run to secure Game 3 victory over Hawks 6
- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle fined $25K for publicly criticizing officials after Game 3 loss to Rockets 10
- PBT Extra: Stephen Curry starting to have his defining playoff moments 8