DALLAS -- Out of the blue, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki surprisingly wore a sleeve on his left knee during Tuesday's 105-95 victory over the Washington Wizards.
When asked after Thursday's practice if he's concerned with Nowitzki wearing the sleeve, coach Rick Carlisle said: "You have to ask (head trainer) Casey (Smith) that. I'm not sure.''
Nowitzki missed the first 27 games last season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
-- Dwain Price
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