The hot Dallas Mavericks may have suffered a blow to cool their winning streak.
All-Star and team MVP Dirk Nowitzki left early in the second quarter against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Dirk Nowitzki has a sprained left ankle and his return is questionable, according to Mavericks’ officials.
— Eddie Sefko (@ESefko) February 12, 2014
The injury was suffered when the Bobcats’ Josh McRoberts drove in and stepped on the left foot of Nowitzki.
Nowitzki played just 10 minutes and had 2 points and 3 rebounds before leaving the game.
Nowitzki is averaging 21.9 points and 6.1 rebounds on the season.
Update: Dirk returned to start the second half.