Howard, Gooden sit for Mavs

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks forwards Josh Howard and Drew Gooden were out with injuries in Saturday night's 111-93 loss to the Utah Jazz.

Howard sustained a left thigh contusion in Friday night's 112-103 victory at San Antonio. Gooden sprained his right ring finger in that game and needed four stitches to close a cut on his chin.

Howard was among the inactives. Gooden was listed as active, but the Mavericks said he'd be withheld from the game.

Both players are day-to-day.