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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Mavericks Injury Update: Parsons out versus Warriors

By on 12/13/2014 05:30:00 PM

The Dallas Mavericks fell to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday by the score of 105-98. The loss dropped the Mavericks to 17-8 on the season, fourth in the competitive Southwest Division. Dirk Nowitzki lead the Mavericks with 23 points and eight rebounds in the loss. The Mavericks were without forward Chandler Parsons, who was out with lower back soreness.

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Mark Followill, tv play-by-play announcer for the Mavericks, tweeted the following on Parsons' status prior to the game. noted that Parsons should be consider day-to-day. The injury is a blow to the Mavericks, as Parsons has been playing much better of late after a sluggish start to the season. With Parsons out, expect Jae Crowder and Al-Farouq Aminu to see additional minutes.

Parsons, in his fourth NBA season out of Florida, is averaging 16.3 points and five assists in 33.6 minutes per game this season. Parsons averaged a career-high 16.6 points per game last season with the Rockets and has career averages of 14.3 points and 5.2 rebounds in 237 games.

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