Cauley-Stein will come off the bench for Wednesday's game against New Orleans, Mavericks radio play-by-play broadcaster Chuck Cooperstein reports.
With Kristaps Porzingis (knee) rejoining the starting five, Cauley-Stein will return to his usual bench role after starting the previous five games. He's averaging 5.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 17.4 minutes per game this season.
Cauley-Stein will start Tuesday's game against the Heat, Mavs play-by-play man Mark Followill reports.
The big man will get the nod at center with both Maxi Kleber (Achilles) and Kristaps Porzingis (knee) sidelined. Kleber has already been ruled out for multiple games, and with Porzingis' longer-term status also in jeopardy, Cauley-Stein could be set for an increased role over the next few contests.
Cauley-Stein finished Tuesday's 133-103 win over the Warriors with six points (3-4 FG), five rebounds and two blocked shots over 23 minutes.
The big man exceeded 20 minutes for the second straight contest, though he hasn't reached double-figure scoring in either of those games. His contributions have primarily come on the boards and on defense this season. He is averaging 4.3 rebounds and 0.8 blocks in 17.3 minutes per contest.
Cauley-Stein (coach's decision) didn't play Wednesday in the Mavericks' 114-113 win over the Grizzlies.
Cauley-Stein has been available for each of the Mavericks' three games since clearing the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocol last weekend, but he appears to have fallen out of head coach Rick Carlisle's rotation following a three-week absence. He's only made one 10-minute cameo in his first three games back, as he's failed to leave the bench in closely-decided games Sunday and Wednesday. Dwight Powell appears to be locked in as the main backup at center to Kristaps Porzingis.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is available for Sunday's game against the Spurs.
Cauley-Stein has been in the league's health and safety protocols since March 19, so he could have a minutes restriction as he's eased back into action. He's averaged 5.5 points and 4.3 rebounds in 17.1 minutes per game this year.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is probable for Sunday's game against the Spurs, Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Cauley-Stein has been in protocols since March 19, so we shouldn't be surprised if his minutes are limited as he's eased back into the rotation. This season, he's averaged 5.5 points and 4.3 rebounds in 17.1 minutes.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is listed as out for Thursday's game against Milwaukee.
Cauley-Stein hasn't played since March 17, and there's no apparent return in sight. His next chance to return from being in the league's health and safety protocols comes Sunday against the Spurs.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) won't play Wednesday against the Rockets, Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Cauley-Stein is set to miss an 11th game in a row while in the league's health and safety protocols. Dwight Powell, Boban Marjanovic and Nicolo Melli will continue to benefit from his absence.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is listed as out for Monday's game against Utah.
Cauley-Stein will miss his 10th game in a row while in the league's health and safety protocols. It remains unclear when the center could rejoin the team.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is without a timetable to return to game action, Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Coach Rick Carlise offered few details when asked about the big man, saying only that he's unsure when Cauley-Stein will be cleared to rejoin the team. Monday's game at Oklahoma City will mark his sixth straight absence.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) will not play Monday against Oklahoma City, Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Cauley-Stein will miss his sixth game in a row while in the league's health and safety protocols. There's currently not a timetable as to when the 27-year-old center could return.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is out Saturday against the Pelicans.
Cauley-Stein will miss a fifth straight game. It's not clear when he'll return.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) will not play Friday against the Pacers.
Cauley-Stein will be sidelined for a fourth consecutive game due to the league's health and safety protocols. His next chance to play will be Saturday against New Orleans.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) will not play Wednesday against Minnesota, Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Cauley-Stein will be sidelined for the third game in a row while in the league's health and safety protocols. His next chance of returning will come Friday against the Pacers.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is out Sunday against the Trail Blazers.
The center will miss a second straight game due to health and safety protocols. In his absence, Maxi Kleber and Dwight Powell are candidates to see more time.
Cauley-Stein (COVID-19 protocols) is listed as out for Friday's game against Portland, Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News reports.
It looks like the big man has landed in the league's health and safety protocols, so he'll probably be set for a multi-game absence. Cauley-Stein saw 12 minutes of action in Wednesday's win over the Clippers, finishing with four points, two boards and two blocks.
Cauley-Stein (thumb) is available for Wednesday's game against the Thunder.
After injuring his thumb Monday against Orlando, Cauley-Stein is apparently feeling ok and will be available Wednesday against Oklahoma City. He's averaging 5.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game this season and should continue to spell Kristaps Porzingis off the bench.
Cauley-Stein (thumb) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Thunder.
The 27-year-old suffered a right thumb sprain during Monday's matchup with Orlando, leaving his availability in question for Wednesday's contest. Cauley-Stein was averaging 5.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 18.7 minutes off the bench over the previous seven games before sustaining the injury.
Cauley-Stein (thumb) has been ruled out for the remainder of Monday's game against Orlando.
Cauley-Stein will remain on the bench for the remainder of the matchup after suffering a sprained thumb. He'll be considered day-to-day until the team discloses more information on the injury.
Cauley-Stein is questionable to return to Monday's game against Orlando due to a sprained thumb.e
Cauley-Stein appeared to suffer the injury during the first half, and it's unclear whether he'll be able to return to the contest. Dwight Powell and James Johnson could see additional minutes if the Kentucky product remains on the bench for the remainder of the clash.
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