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Tyson Chandler (hip) out again

DALLAS -- Mavericks center Tyson Chandler will miss his second consecutive game due to a left hip contusion.

Chandler is inactive for Saturday's game against the Brooklyn Nets along with small forward Chandler Parsons, who continues to recover from a sprain and bone bruise to his left ankle.

Chandler injured his hip when he took a charge late in Tuesday's win over the Toronto Raptors. He sat out Wednesday's loss to the Atlanta Hawks and hoped to miss only one game, but the decision was made to rest Chandler against the Nets after he received pregame treatment.

Parsons is no longer in a protective boot and has resumed basketball activities and conditioning.

"I want to be back badly, but I also don't want to rush back and have it keep lingering into the end of the season and the playoffs when the games really matter," Parsons said. "I'm trying to get back as soon as possible. At the same time, I've got to be smart about it and listen to the trainers."