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Inside Practice: Ellis Wear-And-Tear?

Inside Practice: Ellis Wear-And-Tear?

Marion (ankle) rode the exercise bike. Carlisle (four straight losses at home) rode his Mavs. And Monta? Even as Dallas prepares to embark on a four-games-in-five-nights stretch, 'The Mississippi Bullet' may need to take his fingers off the trigger. The wear-and-tear on Ellis, Inside Practice:

The Dallas Mavericks have some issues today. Sam Dalembert's sleep patterns are on that list, but he was at practice on Monday so the alarm clock works. Shawn Marion was there, too, but due to the ankle he twisted -- and played through -- in Sunday's loss to the Knicks -- he spent the day on the exercise bike. "Today's a day we've got to get the wheels back on the wagon,'' coach Rick Carlisle...

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