in the fallout from losing DeAndre Jordan, the Mavs acquired center Zaza Pachulia from the Bucks in exchange for a second-round pick.
The Mavericks are reportedly nearing a deal with the Bucks that will net them Zaza Pachulia.
Zaza Pachulia will be in the starting lineup for Thursday's Game 3 against the Bulls.
Zaza Pachulia was ejected on Monday for two technical fouls.
Zaza Pachulia racked up 19 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and a block on 8-of-13 shooting Wednesday.
Zaza Pachulia scored 17 points with 13 boards, three assists and one steal in 36 minutes against the Hawks on Monday.
Zaza Pachulia played 32 minutes against the Pacers on Thursday with 12 points, six boards, three assists, two steals and three turnovers.
Zaza Pachulia stepped up during Tuesday's thrilling comeback victory, notching 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting, 11 rebounds (five offensive), seven assists, a career-high five steals and one block.
Zaza Pachulia grabbed an absurd 18 offensive rebounds against the Nets on Friday, adding three defensive rebounds, 22 points, seven assists and one steal in 40 minutes.
Zaza Pachulia scored 16 points with 12 boards, three assists and two steals in 34 minutes against the Pacers on Thursday.
Zaza Pachulia, who started and played just 13 scoreless minutes on Tuesday, had 13 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and two steals on 5-of-9 shooting on Wednesday.
Zaza Pachulia started Tuesday's game but was awful in 13 minutes of action, going scoreless with three turnovers, two fouls and no other stats to his credit.
Zaza Pachulia played 19 minutes on Wednesday against the 76ers with 12 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and three turnovers.
Zaza Pachulia will start against 76ers on Wednesday.