DALLAS, TX (Sporting Alert) — The following are the starting teams for Tuesday night’s NBA game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers at American Airlines Center.
Dallas (19-15) confirmed that forward Shawn Marion will start the game tonight after he recovered tweaked right ankle problem he picked up in the first quarter of Sunday’s defeat against the New York Knicks.
He did not practice on Monday but did cross training on the bike as part of his recovery for the game.
The LA Lakers (14-20) have dropped seven of its last eight games, but comes into tonight’s contest on the back of a 137-115 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
Dallas Mavericks team: Jose Calderon (PG) Monta Ellis (SG) Shawn Marion (SF) Dirk Nowitzki (PF) DeJuan Blair (C)
Los Angeles Lakers team: Kendall Marshall (PG) Jodie Meeks (SG) Wesley Johnson (SF) Pau Gasol (PF) Robert Sacre (C)