Dedmon will start at center for Wednesday's game against the Mavericks, Tom Orsborn of San Antonio Express-News reports.

Coach Gregg Popovich is opting to give Pau Gasol the night off for rest, which means Dedmon will move into the starting five. Dedmon is averaging just 13.4 minutes per game this season, but should see a significant boost in playing time with Gasol out of the lineup. David Lee will also likely slide over and soak up some of the extra minutes made available.

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