DALLAS -- Forward Dirk Nowitzki and coach Rick Carlisle will not be at the American Airlines Center for tonight's game against the Milwaukee Bucks due to a stomach illness.
Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.
Both Nowitzki and Carlisle missed this morning's shootaround with the illness, which has been slowly making the rounds among Mavs employees.
Even without Nowitzki, the Mavs (13-10) believe they still should be able to defeat the Bucks, who own the NBA's worst record at 5-18. With Nowitzki, the Mavs beat the Bucks, 91-83, in Milwaukee on Nov. 9.
-- Dwain Price
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