What: A record-breaking sixth consecutive game missed for the Big German... against arguably one of the other best scoring forwards in the league. Crap.
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
When: 7:00pm CT
How: TNT | KESN | WWLS | TSN2 (Canada)
The Story: The Makeshift Mavericks have held their own in the last two games... against teams with losing records. While the OKC Thunder may have lost 3 straight games on the road, they'll be itching for revenge against the Mavericks who beat them twice on their home court. Should be a strange night, to say the least. Continue on for links... if you dare. And plug your ears... Welcome To Loud City.
As always, GO MABS!
Now that the Dallas Mavericks know Caron Butler will likely miss the rest of the season, the need to have Dirk Nowitzki healthy has only increased.
Inside Report: Thunder-Mavericks preview — Quieting the Thunder, again
The Mavericks try to continue their hot play since forward Caron Butler went down, going for a season sweep of the Thunder and their third straight win overall with Dirk Nowitzki ruled out for a sixth straight game.
Dallas Mavericks Blog
When Dirk Nowitzki comes out for tonight's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder wearing a suit, it will mark a career-high sixth consecutive game missed due to injury.
Sefko: How Mavericks can carry on and prosper without Caron Butler
Eddie Sefko E-mail | Mavs blog Caron Butler is gone. He's not going to help this so-far grand season any more, at least not beyond moral support from the bench.