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.
- Rumor: Kevin Love out minimum of two weeks, will likely miss most or all of series vs. Bulls 24
- Monta Ellis, J.J. Barea pairing ignites Mavericks offense, gets Dallas Game 4 win over Houston 4
- Wizards blow out Raptors to complete first-round sweep 17
- Chris Paul scores 34 points, Clippers win Game 4 to even series with Spurs 6
- Cavaliers advance to second round – but but maybe lose Kevin Love and moral high ground in process 59
- Mike Conley out for Game 4 with “serious” facial injury, no timetable for return 6
- Grizzlies start fast, hang on to beat Portland, take 3-0 series lead 2
- Bucks outwork Bulls, stay alive on Jerryd Bayless game-winner 6