Dirk Nowitzki, Chandler Parsons, Tyson Chandler, Monta Ellis, Devin Harris, Jameer Nelson and Brandan Wright are all sitting out against the Pelicans on Thursday.
Chandler Parsons was great for the Mavs on Monday with 11 points, four boards, five assists and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes.
Chandler Parsons (rest) is out for Saturday's exhibition game.
Chandler Parsons' form is finally rounding into shape as the small forward had his best game of the preseason on Friday, posting 19 points, five boards, four assists, and two 3-pointers against Cleveland.
Two days after coach Rick Carlisle criticized his weight and conditioning, Chandler Parsons finished Sunday's exhibition with 11 points, seven rebounds, two assists and three steals.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle apologized for criticizing Chandler Parsons after Friday's game, saying that he set a "bad example ... beneath the dignity of a championship organization."
According to head coach Rick Carlisle, Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons needs to lose some weight in order to play more power forward this season.
Chandler Parsons made 4-of-12 from the field for nine points with six rebounds, six assists, one steal and one 3-pointer on Friday.
Chandler Parsons made his Mavericks debut on Tuesday against his former team (Houston) and had 14 points, one rebound, one assist, two steals, one block and two 3-pointers in 24 minutes.
Chandler Parsons admitted that it will be "weird" playing against Houston during Dallas' preseason opener on Tuesday.
Rick Carlisle called out Chandler Parsons conditioning after Thursday's practice.
Chandler Parsons said that Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has been pushing him to be a better player during training camp.
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle took a dig at Chandler Parsons' offseason conditioning, saying, "One man’s bulking up is another man’s not quite in shape yet."
Chandler Parsons said he bulked up in an effort to play some power forward for the Mavs this season.