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Dirk Nowitzki jams right wrist, returns

Updated: February 8, 2011, 12:49 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki, who recently regained his All-Star form after a lengthy injury absence, is hurting again.

Nowitzki suffered a jammed right wrist when a player was pushed into him while he was boxing out for a rebound during the first quarter of Monday's 99-96 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He returned to the game midway through the second quarter.

X-rays on the wrist were negative.

"It'll be better from day-to-day," said Nowitzki, ...

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