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Nowitzki posted seven points, five rebounds, four assists, and one block in 29 minutes of action Friday against the Spurs.

Nowitzki is averaging just 14.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game over the last five contests. The veteran is gearing up for the NBA Playoffs, and as a result, his value for the fantasy playoffs takes a hit. Still, he's worth owning in standard leagues. However, owners shouldn't expect him to carry teams the way he once could.

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Nowitzki (personal) started Tuesday and recorded a double-double. He scored 15 points (6-16 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT) and grabbed 13 boards in 31 minutes.

Nowitzki missed morning shootaround after his wife gave birth to their second child, but he was fine to play in this win over the Spurs. He's scored double-digit points in 12 straight games, but his shooting has dropped off this month, shooting just 41.1 percent from the floor in March.

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Nowitzki (personal) was announced as a starter in Tuesday's game against the Spurs.

Nowitzki was expected to play in Tuesday's game despite his wife giving birth to their child earlier in the day, so this news shouldn't come as much of a surprise. With his return Tuesday, he should remain with the team moving forward.

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Nowitzki is expected to play in Tuesday's game against the Spurs, after his wife gave birth to the couple's second child early Tuesday morning, Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Nowitzki will skip the morning shootaround but should be ready for Tuesday night's big game. He's been getting a few more minutes recently, as the Mavs are looking to pull out of a semi-slump and avoid a first-round matchup with the Warriors. Nowtizki logged 30-to-33 minutes in each of the past three contests, after falling between 25 and 29 minutes in each of the preceding six games,

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Nowitzki scored 16 points on 4-of-14 shooting Friday. He added six rebounds and an assist before fouling out of the team's loss to Memphis.

Nowitzki had put together a string of solid performance before Friday's dud. He will look to bounce back Sunday against the Suns.

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Nowitzki scored 22 points (8-18 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with four rebounds and two assists in 27 minutes during Monday's win over the Thunder.

It's the first time in seven March contests that Nowitzki has scored 20 or more points in a game, and has hasn't played 30 minutes in a night during that stretch either. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle is keeping a careful eye on Nowitzki's minutes as the regular season winds down, so don't look for those trends to change.

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Nowitzki posted 14 points, two rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 25 minutes of action Friday against the Clippers.

Nowitzki is now averaging 12.6 points, 30 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.8 steals, and 1.4 three-pointers made over the last five games. The Mavericks seem to be resting him in preparation for the playoffs, as he's averaged just 27 minutes per game during that span. He's still an asset in most leagues, but owners should keep their expectations in check as the veteran is already past his prime in fantasy.

Dirk Nowitzki PF DAL 3 weeks ago

Nowitzki scored 13 points Tuesday, finishing 3-of-10 from field and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line. He added four rebounds in the loss to the Cavaliers.

Nowitzki has struggled since the All-Star break, averaging 12.6 points on 32 percent shooting in Dallas' 11 games.

Dirk Nowitzki PF DAL 3 weeks ago

Nowitzki failed to find his shooting touch Friday, finishing 5-of-16 from the field in a loss to the Warriors. He scored 14 points and added one rebound and two assists.

Nowitzki was hounded by Draymond Green for most of the night but Friday's performance has become a far too common occurrence recently. Nowitzki is averaging just 12.4 points in Dallas' last five games and shooting just 39.7 percent from the field.

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Nowitzki scored just 10 points Thursday in a loss to the Trail Blazers. He finished 5-of-13 from the field, including 0-of-4 from behind the arc.

Nowitzki and the entire Dallas offense struggled Thursday, continuing a recent slide in efficiency. Since the All-Star break, Nowitzki is averaging 12.5 points on 42 percent shooting, including 27 percent from three-point range.