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Mavs will wait until possibly next week’s game against Orlando to play Kidd-Gilchrist

On second thought, the Dallas Mavericks decided to place Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on the inactive list for Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings.

After Tuesday’s practice, coach Rick Carlisle indicated that Kidd-Gilchrist would be activated for the game against the Kings, and he was contemplating how many minutes he would play. But 24 hours later, things changed.

“He needs to get some work in before being activated,” Carlisle said prior to the game against the Kings. “He worked out this morning, did some simulated scrimmaging with our interns, and we’ll get him going after the (All-Star) break.