Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving keeps suiting up, but the team is not winning. They have dropped two straight and nine of their last 12 to sink out of the Play-In Tournament with four games left in the regular season. The Mavs' loss to the Heat on Saturday night all but dashed their postseason hopes.
They are facing the Hawks in Atlanta on April 2 to wrap up their final back-to-back set of the season. Trae Young and company are tied for eighth in the Eastern Conference with the Raptors. Both teams need the win, but who gets it on Sunday night?
Will Kyrie play on the second night of a back-to-back? Who is out for the Mavericks? Get the latest here.
Will Kyrie Irving play in Dallas Mavericks at Atlanta Hawks on April 2?
Expect Kyrie to play on Sunday night. The 6’2 guard continues to play through a foot injury as Dallas pushes for the postseason. Do not expect it to stop him now.
Dallas Mavericks' full injury report at Atlanta Hawks on April 2
Frank Ntilikina was listed as questionable with knee sprain after missing the last two games with the injury. The 6'4 guard should be considered closer to doubtful to play on the second night of a back-to-back.
De’Andre Hunter is listed as out for the Hawks on the NBA’s official injury report, but he is the only player on it for Atlanta.
Kyrie Irving's injury history
Irving is no stranger to missing time, and he has dealt with several injuries throughout his NBA career, including multiple foot problems.
Will Kyrie Irving pair with Luka Doncic tonight?
Luka and Kyrie should both be in the lineup on Sunday night but stay tuned for the official word closer to tipoff.
Dallas Mavericks' remaining regular season schedule
The Mavs play their final road game of the regular season on Sunday night. They wrap things up with three straight at home to close out the 2022-23 season. Every game matters down the stretch either way. Dallas will be fighting for a spot in the Play-In Tournament or lottery odds, so here is a closer look at their games.
Wednesday, April 5 vs. Sacramento Kings at 7:30 p.m. CT
Friday, April 7 vs. Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, April 9 vs. San Antonio Spurs at 2:30 p.m. CT