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... now face the loss of Mejri, their only legitimate shot-blocking threat around the rim (unless you count JaVale McGee).
McGee scored three points (1-1 FG, 14-4 FT) in Dallas' Game 1 loss to Oklahoma City on Saturday. He added one rebound, one steal, and two turnovers in 10 minutes played.
McGee has played sparingly over the Mavs' recent stretch of games leading up to the All-Star break.
McGee played 16 minutes Wednesday after receding a DNP-CD on Monday. He finished with eight rebounds and six points (3-9 FG, 0-2 FT) in the overtime win over Minnesota.
McGee returned to the second unit Friday with the normal Dallas starters back in action. He finished with five points (2-4 FG, 1-1 FT), five rebounds, and a blocked shot in seven minutes of playing time.
McGee scored 10 points Wednesday in a loss to the Thunder. He finished 4-of-6 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free-throw line.
McGee scored eight points (4-8 FG) with six rebounds and four blocks over 19 minutes in a 100-91 victory over the Pelicans on Wednesday.
McGee managed 13 points (6-8 FG, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds, two steals, and two blocks in 17 minutes during the Mavericks' 117-116 double overtime win over the Kings on Tuesday.