Dennis Smith Jr. To Return Tonight vs Clippers

January 22, 2019 - 12:52 pm

UPDATE (5:55 p.m.): According to 105.3 The Fan's Mike Fisher, Dennis Smith Jr. will start at point guard tonight. 

DALLAS (AP/105.3 The Fan) - The Mavs will be rejoined by guard Dennis Smith Jr. on Tuesday when they host the Los Angeles Clippers.

Smith didn't play Monday, his sixth consecutive game missed and the 16th time he hasn't played in Dallas' last 24 contests.

Smith and Carlisle spoke Sunday, and from there it was revealed that Smith, who has been a rumored trade possibility, will resume workouts.

Both Carlisle and Smith released statements Sunday regarding the point guard's return.