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  • Dirk Nowitzki Says Luka Doncic Has ‘No Holes’ in His Game
    Rookie star Luka Doncic has “no holes in his offensive game,” according to Mavs teammate Dirk Nowitzki. The future Hall of Famer says Doncic, 20, already a fully-rounded arsenal. Trae Young adds that he hopes to build a historical rivalry with Luka throughout their respective careers. Per NBA.com: “It can go down as a battle [...
  • • Channing Frye on decision to retire: 'Everybody knew it was coming'
    A vacation over the All-Star break cemented Channing Frye‘s decision to finish his career at the end of this season, he tells Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com. Frye said the experience helped him realize he wants to spend more time with his family without the distractions of the NBA lifestyle. “I went to Puerto Rico with my kids and I saw our best frie...
  • Dirk Nowitzki: ‘I’d Love to Be There for the Young Guys One More Year’
    Dirk Nowitzki envisions a “bright future” in Dallas, and is mulling suiting up for one more season. Nowitzki, 40, says how his body feels heading into the 2019-20 campaign will determine his fate. Dirk missed the first 26 games of the season due to an inflamed tendon in his left foot, but has scored in […] The post Dirk Nowitzki:...
  • • LOOK: Cowboys, other athletes react to Jason Witten's comeback on Twitter
    Everyone from Ezekiel Elliott to Dirk Nowitzki has chimed in on the tight end's sudden return...
  • • Nowitzki not ruling out playing one more season
    When Clippers head coach Doc Rivers called a late-game timeout on Monday and encouraged fans to recognize Dirk Nowitzki in what could be his last ever game in Los Angeles, Nowitzki joked after the game, “They’re making the [retirement] decision for me, I guess,” (link via Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com). After all, unlike fellow honorary All-Star Dwyane ...
  • • Nowitzki may be open to another season in NBA
    In arena after arena this season, Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki has been showered with fond farewells and gifts in this, his 21st NBA season. However, Nowitzki never officially ruled out a return for season No. 22 and seems to be pondering that notion of late....
  • • Starting again, Dirk still pondering one more year
    Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has never said this would be his final season, despite receiving farewell tours around the NBA, and he said Wednesday night he'd still love to play next season if he feels healthy enough physically....
  • Doc Rivers Stops Game To Honor (Retiring?) Mavs Great Dirk Nowitzki
    Dirk Nowitzki hasn’t announced his retirement, but he’s getting a farewell tour anyway. The latest stop in what might or... »...
  • • Who is the next Luka Doncic?
    The NBA’s history with European prospects is an imperfect one, as most teams always seem to be behind the curve. In the 1980s and 1990s, the European market was completely underutilized. Teams would occasionally go out on a limb and select a top prospect, like Arvydas Sabonis or Toni Kukoc, but allow those players to spend their formative years of ...
  • • Clippers announcers apologize for mocking deceased former player
    The Los Angeles Clippers’ television announcers for Monday night’s game did not know enough about the history of their opponent, and the end result was them apologizing for an unfortunate on-air exchange. Early in the first half of L.A.’s game against the Dallas Mavericks, a graphic was shown to remind viewers of the 1998 draft day trade that sent ...
  • • Doc stops game to give Dirk impromptu send-off
    With 9.4 seconds remaining in Monday's game and his Clippers up by nine, coach Doc Rivers called timeout, picked up the PA announcer's microphone, and gave an impromptu tribute to Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki, who called the moment "really humbling."...
  • • Watch: Doc Rivers stops game so fans can honor Dirk Nowitzki
    Doc Rivers made a point to stop the Los Angeles Clippers-Dallas Mavericks game on Monday night so fans could honor Dirk Nowitzki. With his Clippers up 121-112 and under 10 seconds remaining, Rivers had his team call timeout. The Clippers head coach then grabbed the mic courtside and urged those in attendance to recognize the future Hall of Famer: T...
  • • NBA 'in good hands,' Wade says after final ASG
    Future Hall of Famers Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade went out in style in their All-Star swan song, and Wade said he was more than content with it. "The game is in good hands," Wade said. "So it's easy to walk away right now."...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki won't rule out return next season
    It seems like a given that Dirk Nowitzki is playing out the final season of his storied professional career, which has been spent entirely with the Dallas Mavericks. However, after the All-Star Game on Sunday Nowitzki was asked about whether new teammate Kristaps Porzingis has tried to convince him to come back next season, and his answer was revea...
  • • Watch: Dirk Nowitzki was very confused by Anthony Hamilton's national anthem
    For two years in a row now the NBA All-Star Game has provided us with something unique before tip-off. Last year, Fergie gave her own spin on the national anthem, and it was widely excoriated and mocked. This year, in Charlotte, Anthony Hamilton gave his own take on the “Star Spangled Banner.” Dirk Nowitzki was very confused. aryJane Hendrix (@rere...

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Top news - Dirk Nowitzki

  • • Dirk Nowitzki 'will likely' come off of the bench in his final season with the Dallas Mavericks
    After starting during his first 20 seasons, Dirk Nowitzki 'will likely come off' of the Dallas Mavericks' bench....
  • • On the role of Dirk Nowitzki this season
    Here’s the Dallas Morning News reporting on Mavs forward Dirk Nowitzki, whose career is winding down and his role continues to diminish: His role on the court won’t change a bit. He’ll still be featured in the pick-and-pop and the spot-up shooting roles. And the one-legged fadeaway that he pioneered will come out of mothballs ever...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki passes the burden of offensive spacing
    To understand what has made Dirk Nowitzki one of the best players in the history of basketball is to acknowledge his best attributes in a matter of cascading degrees. There’s a transitive quality to why he’s the second best power forward of all time.It starts with the two most essential and obvious traits: He is seven feet tall and can shoot three-...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki thinks the Mavericks can make the playoffs
    The additions of rookie Luka Doncic and DeAndre Jordan has the Mavericks thinking about the playoffs in a crowded Western Conference, Dwain Price of Mavs.com writes. “I think we have a good team, but the West is loaded,” said Dirk Nowitzki. “Now LeBron came over to the West as well, so there are a lot of great, great players in the West. It’s going...
  • • Luke Doncic will share burden of revitalizing the Mavericks
    It’s not fair to saddle a 19-year-old rookie with the responsibility of turning the Mavs‘ franchise around. Fortunately, Eddie Sefko of The Dallas Morning News writes, Luka Doncic won’t have to.Although Doncic will face pressure as a highly touted European charged with the task of at least symbolically replacing Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki, he’ll get...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki's not sure if he'll start next year
    Dirk Nowitzki isn’t sure if he’ll start or become the Mavericks’ sixth man during his 21st season in the league, according to Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News.The free agent addition of DeAndre Jordan would logically push Nowitzki to the bench but he isn’t sure if that will be the case. He could play power forward alongside Jordan if coach Ri...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki cracks joke about Mavericks’ practice facility
    Dirk Nowitzki: An All-Star on the court and an All-Star in comedy.The Dallas Mavericks legend cracked a joke on Twitter Wednesday. He shared a photo of himself at the Mavericks’ practice facility, which is sponsored by a company called “Lympo.” Nowitzki underwent ankle surgery in April and was limping around this offseason, which is where the joke ...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki praises Luka Doncic
    Luka Dončić is now part of the Dallas Mavericks family. And Dirk Nowitzki is giving them one more season — his 21st. And in camp, as another NBA season nears, Dončić is turning heads. Well, one specific head. Dirk’s head.The comparisons make sense, of course. After all, both players came over from Europe to play in the NBA at a very young age. Nowi...
  • • Dirk Nowitzki raves about ‘unbelievable’ Luka Doncic
    Dirk Nowitzki has had the chance to work with new teammate Luka Doncic, and it’s safe to say he likes what he’s seen.The Dallas Mavericks icon said Doncic is an “unbelievable” talent — and even better than he was at the same age.“He’s scrimmaged every day and works hard,” Nowitzki told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. “I’m really liking what I’m seeing. He...
  • • Dirk praises Doncic: 'Couldn't believe what I saw'
    Luka Doncic, a EuroLeague MVP from Slovenia who is eight months younger than Dirk Nowitzki was as a rookie from Germany, is in many ways already a better player than Nowitzki was when he entered the league 20 years ago, Dirk says....
  • • On Mavs guard J.J. Barea
    Here’s the Dallas Morning News with a look at the role veteran Mavericks guard J.J. Barea may play this season: Barea is perfect as the point guard off the bench and it should be even better this season as he likely will get plenty of time on the court with Dirk Nowitzki, who will be play [...]...
  • Dirk Nowitzki Says Luka Doncic is Better Than He Was at 19
    Dirk doesn't want to put undue pressure on the rook. The post Dirk Nowitzki Says Luka Doncic is Better Than He Was at 19 appeared first on SLAMonline....
  • • Mavericks making incremental progress in turnaround
    Heading into the summer, the Mavericks appeared to have one of the worst long-term situations in the league, with ESPN ranking them 22nd in their future rankings. The list is compiled by Bobby Marks and Kevin Pelton as they project how each team will perform over the next three season.Dallas made one of the biggest leaps in their latest edition of ...
  • • Gasol hopes to play in World Cup
    Spurs center Pau Gasol hopes to play for Spain in the FIBA World Cup next summer, according to a Sportando report. Gasol told the Spanish website El Dia he’ll wait until after the NBA season to make a final decision whether he’ll play for his home country as it attempts to qualify for the 2020 Olympics. “I am about to turn 39,” Gasol said. “I love ...
  • Dennis Smith Jr Is About to Take Flight 🛫
    It’s crazy how often Dennis Smith Jr gets asked about hanging out with J. Cole and about playing with Dirk Nowitzki. Even after a season in the League and a couple of years in the spotlight before that, the journalists in this Las Vegas hotel suite just wanna hear him talk about other people. Like […] The post Dennis Smith Jr Is About to Tak...

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