9 p.m. Saturday,
Moda Center, Portland, Ore.
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM; KFLC/1270 AM (Sp.)
Records: Mavs 12-8,
Trail Blazers 16-3 (before Friday’s game)
About the Mavericks: This is the second of a four-game road trip for the Dallas, which has played seven back-to-backs and catches a break with Portland on the second leg of a back-to-back. ...Point guard Jose Calderon is 8 of 21 from the field — 7 of 15 from 3-point range — and has 24 points and five assists in two games since returning from a bruised ankle bone.
About the Blazers: Indiana has a slightly better record than Portland, but the Blazers beat the Pacers on Monday 106-102. ... Portland has victories over two of the West’s top clubs, Oklahoma City and San Antonio.
— Dwain Price