Samuel Dalembert will start at center for the Mavs on Wednesday.
Samuel Dalembert came off the bench on Monday for oversleeping and missing part of shoot around.
Samuel Dalembert's head of steam came to a halt on Saturday with three points, three boards, two assists and one steal in 22 minutes.
Samuel Dalembert set season-highs in scoring (18) and rebounding (12) in Friday's win over the Jazz, with an 8-of-8 mark from the field and two blocks in 29 minutes.
Samuel Dalembert blocked four shots against the Rockets on Wednesday, adding six points, 10 boards and two turnovers in 32 minutes.
Starting center Samuel Dalembert was brought off the bench to begin Monday's game, but started the second half and finished with eight points, 14 boards and three blocks.
Samuel Dalembert hit 5-of-7 shots for a season-high 15 points, five rebounds, two steals and zero blocks in Tuesday's win.
Samuel Dalembert started and played 27 minutes, but finished with just four points, nine rebounds and a block Wednesday.
Samuel Dalembert had his best game of the preseason with 13 points, seven boards, three blocks and two steals in 25 minutes on Monday.
Samuel Dalembert hit 4-of-7 shots for nine points, eight rebounds, one steal and four more blocks in Wednesday's preseason win over the Pacers.
Samuel Dalembert started at center Wednesday and hit 4-of-6 shots for 11 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 20 minutes.
Samuel Dalembert (back) said he feels "fine" after receiving anti-inflammatory medication, but Rick Carlisle openly questioned his conditioning.
Samuel Dalembert said that he played through a back issue on Monday night.
Head coach Rick Carlisle said that he doesn't see any reason why Samuel Dalembert "can't have a substantial impact" with the Mavs.