DENVER -- Dallas Mavericks forward Wayne Ellington will miss tonight's game against the Denver Nuggets for personal reasons.
Ellington has just become a major part of the Mavs' rotation for the first time this season. In a Feb. 26 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, Ellington scored a season-high tying 12 points while making 4-of-5 shots from beyond the 3-point arc.
In Ellington's absence, second-year veteran Jae Crowder will move up a notch in the rotation. Crowder originally had the spot ahead of Ellington, but fell out of favor with coach Rick Carlisle.
-- Dwain Price
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