Jae Crowder scored 14 points against the Pelicans on Thursday with seven rebounds, two assists and one steal.
Coach Rick Carlisle said Jae Crowder will get a look as the third-string point guard on Saturday.
Jae Crowder is looking to expand his game beyond being a defensive stopper in 2014-15.
Jae Crowder could see time at shooting guard, small forward, and power forward with the Mavericks this season.
Coach Rick Carlisle said Jae Crowder has been the best defensive player in camp.
Owner Mark Cuban said Jae Crowder could play more this season.
Jae Crowder could fill in as the sixth man for the Mavericks, according to the team's website.
Jae Crowder returned from an abdominal strain on Sunday, going scoreless in 16 minutes off the bench vs. OKC.
Jae Crowder (abdomen) went through practice on Friday.
Jae Crowder (abdominal strain) is not with the Mavericks on their current road trip, but he could join the team before Sunday's game in Oklahoma City.
Jae Crowder will have an MRI on his abdomen and he will not play against the Warriors on Tuesday.
Jae Crowder left Sunday's game after aggravating an abdominal strain which has bothered him for the past two weeks.
Jae Crowder strained his abdomen during Sunday's game and was unable to return.
The Mavs have officially recalled Joe Crowder and Shane Larkin from the D-League and both will be available to play in Sunday's game vs. the Spurs.