Dirk Nowitzki (knee) won't play tonight

The Tuesday morning MRI on Dirk Nowitki's right knee revealed a sprain, the Mavericks announced.

Nowitzki will not play tonight against the Raptors. He is considered day-to-day, meaning he has not been ruled out of Thursday's showdown with the I-35 rival Spurs.

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