Is Kyrie Irving playing tonight? Get the updates for Mavericks vs Jazz, March 7
Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving is coming off back-to-back 30-point games as he is finally finding his stride with his new team. Dallas is just 2-5 with Luka and Kyrie in the lineup, but four of those losses have come down to the final possession. There have been growing pains after the blockbuster trade, but the Mavs are figuring things out.
They slipped to seventh in the Western Conference with Sunday’s loss to the Suns, and Dallas has a crucial back-to-back set on tap beginning on Tuesday evening. The Mavericks host the Utah Jazz before traveling to New Orleans to face the Pelicans on Wednesday night. Both opponents are tied for ninth in the West and fighting to make the Play-In Tournament, so everyone is facing a must-win.
Will Kyrie play on Tuesday night as the Mavericks wrap up a six-game homestand? Here is a look at the latest injury report.
Will Kyrie Irving play in Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz on March 7?
Irving will play on Tuesday night. He is not on the injury report, and fans should expect him to handle his normal workload against the Jazz at the American Airlines Center.
Dallas Mavericks' full injury report vs. Utah Jazz on March 7
Maxi Kleber has been upgraded to questionable with a hamstring injury after missing the team’s last game. He missed two-plus months after surgery to repair his hamstring before returning for just two games. Stay tuned for more on this injury.
The Jazz ruled out Collin Sexton with a hamstring injury, and he is the only player on their injury report.
Kyrie Irving's injury history
Irving has missed just one game since coming to Dallas, and he has plenty of motivation to finish out the season strong as he looks for a new contract this summer.
Will Kyrie Irving pair with Luka Doncic tonight?
Doncic and Irving are both healthy and searching for their third win as a duo. Expect both to play 35-plus minutes on Tuesday night, and the Mavs will need every second if they are going to top the Jazz.
Dallas Mavericks' next 5 opponents
The Mavericks are in the middle of a difficult stretch of games, and things only get worse as they head on the road for ten of their next 13 after Tuesday night. The standings are jumbled, and Dallas needs every win, so expect some wild performances down the stretch.
Here is a closer look at the team’s next five games after the March 7 meeting with the Jazz.
Wednesday, March 8 at New Orleans Pelicans at 6:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, March 11 at Memphis Grizzlies at 7:00 p.m. CT
Monday, March 13 vs. Memphis Grizzlies at 6:30 p.m. CT
Wednesday, March 15 at San Antonio Spurs at 7:30 p.m. CT
Friday, March 17 at Los Angeles Lakers at 9:30 p.m. CT