Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving missed three games with right foot soreness before returning to lead his team to a victory over the Lakers in a must-win game on Friday night. The eight-time All-Star had 38 points and there were zero signs of any injury in the impressive performance.
Dallas is back in action on Monday night against the Grizzlies in Memphis. This is the third meeting between the two teams in the last ten days. The Grizzlies won the first two as both teams were shorthanded. Can the Mavs get some revenge on March 20?
Irving is back on the injury report ahead of Monday’s game, but should fans be worried? Here is a look at all the latest on his foot injury.
Will Kyrie Irving play in Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies on March 20?
Irving was listed as questionable with right foot soreness, but he will play on Monday night in Memphis.
Dallas Mavericks' full injury report at Memphis Grizzlies on March 20
Luka Doncic (thigh) and Markieff Morris (knee) were ruled out on Monday afteroon. It will be Luka's fifth straight game on the sidelines. Tim Hardaway Jr. was a late add to the injury report as questionable with an illness, but he will also be in action on Monday night.
The Grizzlies will be without Ja Morant (conditioning), Steven Adams (knee), Vince Williams Jr. (shoulder), Brandon Clarke (Achilles), and Ziaire Williams (G League) on March 20. Jaren Jackson Jr. is listed as questionable with a left calf injury.
Kyrie Irving's injury history
Irving is no stranger to missing games, and he could sit again on Monday night. The 30-year-old has missed four of his first 16 games with the Mavericks, and that is all fans can expect from him, given his injury history.
Will Kyrie Irving pair with Luka Doncic tonight?
Luka is out with a thigh injury. The 24-year-old superstar will miss his fifth straight game, but he is hopeful to play on Wednesday night in Dallas against the defending champion Golden State Warriors.
Dallas Mavericks' next 5 opponents
The Mavericks have six road games and five home tilts remaining in the regular season. After Monday night, Dallas is home for two straight before going on a five-game east coast road trip. How will that impact the team’s race to the postseason? Here is a closer look at the Mavs' next five games.
Wednesday, March 22 vs Golden State Warriors at 6:30 p.m. CT
Friday, March 24 vs Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, March 26 at Charlotte Hornets at 12:00 p.m. CT
Monday, March 27 at Indiana Pacers at 6:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday, March 29 at Philadelphia 76ers at 6:30 p.m. CT