Smith Jr. has sat out the previous four games with mid-back tightness and now ailing from an illness. It is unknown if he will return against the Pacers on Saturday or the Bucks on Monday.
%W 0.47% | Streak 2
L10: W2 L8 P0
The situation is a favorable one for the Philadelphia 76ers tonight. They come in on two days’ rest and certainly will be ready to go tonight. They have one of the best home-court advantages in the NBA as they are 16-3 at home this season and winning by 9.0 points per game.
%W 0.50% | Streak 2
L10: W5 L5 P0
Personnel-wise, the 76ers are in many ways the Eastern Conference equivalent of the Thunder, and that's not a good thing for the Maverics, who lost by 20 as eight-point underdogs last week in OKC.
%W 0.44% | Streak 1
L10: W6 L4 P0
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Dallas Mavericks last injuries
Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Matthews has a right wrist sprain and his status for Saturday's game against the Pacers is unclear.
Nowitzki missed the previous game with an illness but it is expected he will play against the Timberwolves on Friday.
Doncic has a lower-back strain but is expected to face the Suns on Wednesday.
Barea missed the last game with a sore left ankle but is likely to take the court against the Lakers on Monday.
Harris missed the last game with lower-back tightness but is expected to be available for Monday's game versus the Lakers.
Nowitzki may receive a day of rest and his status for Saturday's game against the 76ers is in question.
Philadelphia 76ers last injuries
Embiid has back tightness and an unclear status Saturday against the Thunder.
Chandler is battling an upper respiratory infection but is expected to be available against the Pacers on Thursday.
Embiid is experiencing tightness in his back but is projected to be available for Thursday's game versus the Pacers.
Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the latter part of January.
Johnson missed his second-straight game with a migraine and it is unknown if he will be available Tuesday versus the Timberwolves.
Embiid missed the last game with a left ankle injury but is expected to be available for Sunday's tilt with the Knicks.
Redick has sat out the past two games with tightness in his back but it is expected that he will partake in Friday's tilt against the Hawks.
Shamet is expected to play against the Hawks on Friday despite an eye injury.