Zaza Pachulia scored nine points with two rebounds, two assists and no turnovers in 21 minutes against the Thunder on Saturday.
Zaza Pachulia played 20 minutes in a start against the Thunder on Monday with two points, six rebounds and one steal.
Zaza Pachulia will start with Salah Mejri moving to the bench on Monday.
Zaza Pachulia scored five points off the bench with six rebounds, two assists, two steals and one turnover in 21 minutes against the Thunder on Saturday.
Zaza Pachulia will come off the bench against the Thunder for Game 1 on Saturday.
The Mavericks are locked into the No. 6 seed after losing to the Spurs on Wednesday despite Zaza Pachulia's eight points, 12 rebounds and two assists as a starter.
Zaza Pachulia failed to do much of anything through 22 minutes of action on Friday, registering one points on 1-of-2 shooting from the stripe with four boards, two steals and a block.
Zaza Pachulia scored eight points in a start against the Rockets on Wednesday with two rebounds, three assists and two steals in 24 minutes.
The Mavs will stick with same starting lineup on Wednesday with Zaza Pachulia at center
Zaza Pachulia started Sunday's game but didn't do much, scoring just two points with nine rebounds, one assist and one steal in 23 minutes.
Zaza Pachulia made a start against the Pistons on Friday with six points, 11 rebounds, three assists and one turnover in 22 minutes.
Zaza Pachulia will enter the starting unit on Friday vs. the Pistons, sending Dwight Powell back to the bench.
Zaza Pachulia double-doubled off the Mavs bench on Friday, producing 12 points on 5-of-12 shooting to go with 13 rebounds, three assists and two turnovers in 25 minutes.
Zaza Pachulia was a DNP-CD on Wednesday.