Found March 24, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Brooklyn Nets in overtime on Sunday by the score of 107-104. The loss dropped the Mavericks to  42-29, fourth in the Southwest Division and eight in the Western Conference.  The Mavericks played all but one minute without point guard Jose Calderon, who got hit in the mouth early in the game. LWY  via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Dwain Price of Full-Court Press at, Calderon's status for the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder is uncertain after being hit in the mouth by Nets center Mason Plumlee. Coach Rick Carlisle isn't overly concerned.“I don’t think it’s serious, but I have not gotten an official word on it. He got hit in the mouth -- I don’t really have the details. I saw him at halftime, he was in the locker room at halftime. He’s OK, but I think there’s some stuff in his mouth they’re looking at.’’Devin Harris saw the majority of the time at point guard with Calderon out.  Harris had 11 points in 40 minutes...

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