Doncic missed three consecutive games last month because of left ankle and knee sprains. Dallas lost all three.
The 22-year-old showed moments of discomfort in Friday’s 107-91 loss to New Orleans, a third straight home defeat. There was no mention of an injury after the game.
Memphis will be missing guard Ja Morant for a fourth consecutive game because of a left knee sprain. Morant was the second overall draft pick in 2019, a year after Doncic went third overall.
The Grizzlies are playing for the first time since setting an NBA record with a 73-point margin in a 152-79 win at home against Oklahoma City.
The Mavericks also will be without Kristaps Porzingis, Doncic’s oft-injured European sidekick, for a second consecutive game because of a left knee contusion. Coach Jason Kidd said Porzingis was injured Monday in a victory at New Orleans.
Center Willie Cauley-Stein will miss his fourth consecutive game, the last three of which have been for personal reasons.