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According to those present at practice today, Rick Carlisle reported that Dirk Nowitzki fully participated in this morning's activities.
A very sweaty Dirk just came back down to talk to the media, looking like he got a good workout in today.— Earl K. Sneed (@EKS_MavsNBA) October 12, 2012
Maybe we're all just a little bit nervous because Dirk is, well, Dirk is the Dallas Mavericks. And yes, we could probably do ok without him in the lineup since we have a whole stable of shooters on the team now. But do we really want to test that theory?
For now, let's just assume the staff knows what they're doing.