So far during the first half of this NBA season, the Dallas Mavericks have had three games postponed for either a COVID-19 issue, or due to the horrific weather that nearly brought the state of Texas to its knees last week.
But there’s been no indication if those games will be made up prior to end of the first half of the season, or if they’ll be made up at some point in the second half of the season.
“If it is possible to make them up in the first half, I believe they will try to do that,” coach Rick Carlisle said after Sunday’s practice session. “I don’t know if that’s going to be possible.
“If it is not, I believe that they will be made up in the second half of the season, which no one is quite sure for certain how that’s going to look.”
The Mavs’ Jan. 11 home game against the New Orleans Pelicans was postponed due to coronavirus issues. Also, because of severe weather problems across Texas, last Wednesday’s home game against Detroit and this past Friday’s road contest in Houston were postponed.
The last time the Mavs played a game was last Sunday’s 121-118 loss at home to the Portland Trail Blazers. With the long layoff, the Mavs have been able to recalibrate and work on some things they otherwise wouldn’t have had time to work on due to the games coming so…