Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki: Out until at least Monday

Nowitzki (Achilles) has been ruled out for at least the Mavericks' next three games, Earl Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

On Tuesday, the team announced Nowitzki would sit out both Wednesday and Thursday, and this latest news now extends the veteran's absence by at least one more game, ruling him out for Saturday's home matchup with the Bulls. That means Dorian Finney-Smith, who filled in when Nowitzki missed eight games earlier in the month, should move back into an increased role for the time being, while Dwight Powell should also see an uptick in minutes.

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