Dallas' Jalen Brunson (right shoulder) still months away from return

Dallas Mavericks point guard Jalen Brunson is progressing in his recovery but is still months away from a return to action, according to head coach Rick Carlisle.

What It Means:

Carlisle said that Brunson is doing “pretty much everything” while working on strength and flexibility during his rehab. However, the strength-level in his shoulder is holding him back from playing and he is still a couple of months away from a return. Despite not being available to play, Brunson is expected to travel with the team to Orlando.

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