Rick Carlisle says Dirk Nowitzki (right knee effusion) was a full participant in today's practice.— Earl K. Sneed (@EKS_MavsNBA) October 12, 2012
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.