Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and Houston Rockets big man Carl Landry were injured in a gruesome collision in their game tonight. Landy cracked five teeth, received a foul and was knocked out of the game. Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports tweeted that the Mavericks are "EXTREMELY worried about dirks deep cut with broken teeth in it."
The incident occurred early in the second quarter when the Mavericks led 27-26. Nowitzki was driving to the hoop when he collided with Landry. The Maverick ended up with "pieces of two teeth imbedded in [his] right elbow," according to ESPN's Marc Stein, who adds that 30 minutes were spent cleaning the wound. Scroll down for video.