Found December 18, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Dallas Mavericks are 14-10 and in third place in the Southwest Division, despite playing the entire season without veteran point guard Devin Harris. It appears the team will be without him for additional time after a setback from left foot surgery.As reported by Brad Townsend at dallasnews.com, Harris went to New York on Monday to see the specialist who performed his surgery.  Harris suffered a dislocated left big toe while playing with the Atlanta Hawks last season.  The injury was misdiagnosed and Harris continued to play through it.  Although the follow-up visit did not reveal any damage in the foot, the team will be cautious and cut back his workouts because of recent soreness he's had in the foot..“I think we’re putting the brakes on, obviously, for a little bit,” Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said Tuesday. “He needs a little time to heal a little bit more, let that thing settle down.”Harris was signed by the Mavericks in July and was cleared to practice on December...
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