“The plan is that we’ll give it a shot, and hopefully it will go well,” said
Mavs coach Rick Carlisle.
Carlisle said Haywood has worked hard to reduce swelling and has had multiple
MRIs on the hip. He said he hopes the adrenaline of playing in the NBA Finals
will take care of whatever soreness Haywood might feel.
“We obviously need him,” said Carlisle. “So, you know, we’re hoping it goes
Carlisle also tweaked his lineup, starting J.J. Barea at guard over DeShawn