Bobcats open season against the Mavericks

Charlotte Bobcats guard Stephen Jackson (1) reacts after making a basket against the Orlando Magic in the first half of their NBA playoff basketball game in Charlotte, North Carolina April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES)

The Bobcats travel to Dallas to take on the Mavericks tonight at 8:30 pm Eastern.

It looks as if Bobcats guard Stephen Jackson will play through an ankle injury he sustained earlier in the week. “It’s getting better now, nothing serious,” Jackson said. “I’ll be ready to go.”

After hardly practicing at all during the preseason, Shaun Livingston will also suit-up for the Bobcats.

Former Bobcat Tyson Chandler, who along with Alexi Ajinca was traded to the Mavericks in the offseason for Eduardo Najera, Matt Carroll and Erick Dampier, will make his Dallas debut against Charlotte.

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