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“We’ll adjust. We’ve got other guys,” Carlisle said. “I really feel we have other guys that are ready to step up, so that’s what we’ll do.”

The Mavericks have recalled guard-forward Kelenna Azubuike from the NBA Development League. He hasn’t played in the NBA since injuring a knee two seasons ago and averaged 6.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in seven games with the Texas Legends, who have finished their season.

“He’s a hopeful short-term play, but more likely a long-term play as he’s working through his injury,” Nelson said. “Had a real good stint in the D-League. We’re looking forward to him joining the team, going through a good, solid summer. But realistically, we’re looking toward next year.”