Mavs guard Christie out indefinitely with sore ankle

DALLAS -- Mavericks guard Doug Christie missed Dallas' game
against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night, and will be sidelined
indefinitely after returning to his home in Seattle to have his
sore right ankle examined by his personal physician.

Christie has been having problems with the ankle despite
starting Dallas' first seven games this season.

A free-agent signing by Dallas during the summer, Christie had
bone spurs removed from his right ankle during the offseason. The
defensive specialist is averaging 2.6 points and 1.9 rebounds this

Marquis Daniels replaced him in the starting lineup against the