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Chandler sat out a third consecutive game with a sprained right ankle. He was hopeful of returning, but the Mavs are playing it cautious as they play a string of five games in seven nights that ends with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. Monday night was the third game of the stretch.
The Mavs are 2-1 without Chandler during this stint and 3-3 without him overall this season.
Chandler is averaging 10.4 points and 9.4 rebounds.