DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks might be without their top two point guards for their two-game road trip to California.
Starter Rajon Rondo is definitely not making the trip, staying in Dallas for further testing and evaluation of the nasal and orbital bone fractures that are likely to sideline him for weeks. The status of backup Devin Harris is in question due to left knee and ankle injuries he suffered late in Monday's 100-94 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
"If I can, I will," Harris said. "Obviously if I can't, then I can't. We've just got to see how it is [Tuesday] and how it responds and just go from there. If I can run and I can cut, then I'll play."
Coach Rick Carlisle said after Tuesday's practice that Harris would be listed as questionable against the Warriors.
Harris was injured with 2:44 remaining when Minnesota center Nikola Pekovic, listed at 295 pounds, rolled up on his left leg from behind while chasing a loose ball. Harris went down hard, his head jerking back as he went to the ground.
"When he hit the top of my leg first, I was trying to squeeze my ankle out of there," said Harris, who had seven points and four assists in 24 minutes off the bench. "He just kind of caught it at an awkward angle and kind of twisted it up."
After staying on the ground for several seconds, he got up and gingerly jogged down the floor. Harris left the game for good with 2:10 remaining, limping to the locker room with assistant athletic trainer Dionne Calhoun.
J.J. Barea started, in part because coach Rick Carlisle likes Harris as the leader of the second unit, and had 10 points on 4-of-14 shooting and eight assists in 29 minutes. Raymond Felton had three points, an assist and a rebound during a five-minute stint in the first half.
If Harris' knee and ankle don't respond well, Barea and Felton would be the Mavs' only available point guards for the upcoming road trip.