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Nowitzki scored a season-low four points in a loss to the Hawks. He finished 2-of-7 from the field, including 0-of-3 from behind the arc.

Nowitzki has been off since the season resumed following the All-Star break. In Dallas' five games back, the former MVP is averaging 11.2 points on 39 percent shooting.

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Nowitzki had a solid showing during Tuesday's victory over the Raptors, recording 18 points (7-18 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), nine rebounds, one assist and one steal in 33 minutes.

Nowitzki hasn't been putting up the best fantasy numbers of late, but he turned things around a bit Tuesday. He surprisingly hadn't hit a three-point shot for five straight games, so it was good to see him hit a few in the win. Despite a recent down stretch, he's still a must play and he'll continue to be a solid source of points and rebounds moving forward.

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Nowitzki (elbow) is considered probable for Sunday's game against Charlotte, Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com reports.Nowitzki suffered an elbow injury during Friday's game against the Rockets. However, it seems to be minor in nature and nothing that will hold him off the court Sunday.

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Nowitzki scored 12 points Friday on 6-of-13 shooting. He added six rebounds and two assists in the win over Houston but was a briefly left in the fourth quarter after injuring his right elbow while defending Houston's James Harden.Nowitzki went to the locker room following the elbow injury but returned wearing a compression sleeve on the injured joint. After the game he said it was sore but he expects to play Sunday against Charlotte.

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Nowitzki scored 15 points and pulled down a season-best 14 rebounds in a win over Utah on Wednesday. He added two assists and two steals.Nowitzki's high rebounding total were the result of teammate Tyson Chandler sitting out the game with an ankle injury.

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Nowitzki scored 18 points Monday in a loss to the Clippers. He finished 7-of-11 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free-throw line. He added seven rebounds and one turnover.Nowitzki played just 27 minutes with the game well out-of-hand in the fourth quarter. He and the Mavericks will look to bounce back Wednesday against the Jazz.

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Nowitzki returned to the Mavericks' lineup Saturday after missing Thursday's game due to rest, and scored 25 points (11-19 FG, 3-6 3Pt) with three rebounds and one assist in 35 minutes.

While Dirk is still a key cog in the Mavericks' title ambitions, his fantasy value has waned this season, and what you've gotten from Dirk so far is likely what we can expect the rest of the season. It's not bad, it's just not what you were banking on when you drafted him.

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Nowitzki won't take the court Thursday at Sacramento in order to rest, the Mavericks' official site reports.

Nowitzki will take a seat in the back end of the Mavericks' current back-to-back set, which is in the middle of four games in six nights this week. His replacement in the starting five hasn't been released, but when he previously missed a game for purposes of rest on Jan. 14, Richard Jefferson manned power forward in Nowitzki's place.

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Nowitzki scored 15 points Wednesday in a loss to the Warriors. He added three rebounds and two assists but struggled with his shot, finishing 4-of-15 from the field.

Nowitzki has shot just 39 percent from the field over Dallas' last five outings. He is now shooting 46 percent for the season.

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Nowitzki scored 16 points Monday on 7-of-10 shooting, including 2-of-3 from behind the arc. He added seven rebounds and two assists in the win over Minnesota.

Nowitzki has been quiet as of late, averaging just 12.8 points in Dallas' last five outings. On the plus side, his scoring efficiency was back on Monday after a few rough shooting performances.