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  • • Nowitzki (ankle) targets return in December
    Dirk Nowitzki (ankle) hopes to start his record 21st season with the same franchise in December. The Dallas Mavericks star has had a longer-than-expected recovery from ankle surgery seven months ago....
  • • Nowitzki eyes December for start of 21st season with Mavs
    DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki hopes to start his record 21st season with the same franchise in December as the Dallas Mavericks star continues a longer-than-expected recovery from ankle surgery seven months ago....
  • • Brook Lopez shooting threes like crazy for Bucks
    Taking his height and position into account, Bucks center Brook Lopez has been taking an absolutely wild amount of three-pointers this season. Here’s the Chicago Tribune marveling at the spectacle: Dirk Nowitzki owns the NBA record for 3-pointers in a season by a 7-footer, making 151 for the Mavericks way back in the 2000-01 season. It’s a [....
  • • Dirk Nowitzki raves about new teammate Luka Doncic
    Luka Doncic has been compared to Dirk Nowitzki for several reasons, but Dirk thinks Doncic is even more advanced for his age. Nowitzki, 40, was drafted No. 9 overall in 1998 and traded to the Dallas Mavericks. He made the jump from Germany straight to the NBA and was already averaging 17.5 points per game in his second season as a 21-year-old. He’s...
  • • Luka Doncic making easier adjustment to NBA than past European imports
    Mavericks guard Luka Doncic, the early-season favorite for Rookie of the Year, hasn’t needed time to adjust to the NBA game, writes Martin Rogers of USA Today. Unlike past European stars who have struggled with the faster pace, Doncic has made an impact right away, averaging 19.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game in his first three week...
  • Dirk Nowitzki: Luka Doncic Has ‘No Fear’
    "It's not even close to compare us." The post Dirk Nowitzki: Luka Doncic Has ‘No Fear’ appeared first on SLAMonline....
  • • Dirk Nowitzki not expected to play until December?
    Dirk Nowitzki still has yet to debut in what could be his final NBA season, and now it sounds like it could be another month or so before he does. Addressing reporters on Saturday, Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle said that he would be “thrilled” if Nowitzki was able to play this month, per Dwain Price of Mavs.com. Price also passed along ...
  • • Mavericks no stranger to early season woes despite rising expectations
    Despite early season buzz and expectations surrounding the Mavericks‘ young core and the addition of DeAndre Jordan, they have gotten off to another slow start this season, sitting at just 2-7. As Eddie Sefko writes for The Dallas Morning News, this start looks eerily similar to past seasons, as the Mavericks are no stranger to such struggles. As a...
  • • Nowitzki believes LeBron can top Kareem's all-time scoring record
    LeBron James has amassed a long list of achievements throughout his professional career. But Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki says he can accomplish one more. Nowitzki believes King James can break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s scoring record if he stays healthy during the back end of his career. James put up 35 points against the San Antonio Spurs on...
  • • LeBron passes Dirk for 6th on all-time scoring list
    Passed by LeBron James for sixth on the all-time scoring list, Dirk Nowitzki said he believes LeBron "can pass Kareem" as the greatest scorer ever "if he keeps this up."...
  • • LeBron James passes Dirk Nowitzki for 6th on all-time scoring list
    LeBron James has put together an illustrious career that has him achieve many impressive individual feats along the way. James added yet another one to his resume on Saturday night as he passed Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki for sixth on the NBA all-time scoring list. The 33-year-old accomplished this feat with 7:51 left in the 3rd quarter ...
  • • 11 NBA rookies younger than the careers of Dirk Nowitzki, Vince Carter
    As the 2018-19 NBA season begins, the fascinating careers of Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter have reached drinking age. Yes, their 21-year tenures in the league are longer than several players have occupied this planet. Plenty of the NBA’s youngest well-known talents aren’t yet 21, highlighted by rising stars Jayson Tatum, Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fu...
  • • Mavs' Nowitzki out weeks, to miss '18-19 start
    Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will miss multiple weeks while he continues to recover from April ankle surgery, according to coach Rick Carlisle. Nowitzki is expected to be out for several games to start the 2018-19 season....
  • • Carlisle says Nowitzki out for 'at least two weeks'
    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has missed the team's entire preseason run due to a sore left ankle. The Mavs' regular season starts Oct. 17 against the Phoenix Suns (10:30 ET, ESPN), but Nowitzki will not play in that game or any others for at least a few more weeks....
  • • Dirk Nowitzki still weeks away from returning to court
    Mavericks big man Dirk Nowitzki is still weeks away from returning to action, head coach Rick Carlisle told reporters today. As Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com details, that means Nowitzki will miss the start of the season, his 21st with the Mavs. “It’s going to be multiple weeks, I can tell you that,” Carlisle said. “But there’s no real soft or hard date...

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  • Kristaps Porzingis vs Dirk Nowitzki NASTY Duel 2015.12.07 - 53 Pts Combined, Rookie and His Idol!Kristaps Porzingis vs Dirk Nowitzki NASTY Duel 2015.12.07 - 53 Pts Combined, Rookie and His Idol!

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Top news - Dirk Nowitzki

  • • Yogi Ferrell expected to accept qualifying offer
    The Mavericks expect reserve guard Yogi Ferrell to sign his $2.92MM qualifying offer and re-enter free agency as an unrestricted free agent next summer, per Tim MacMahon of ESPN.Per MacMahon, the Mavs are reticent to sign Ferrell to any deal that would increase his cap hold because the team may need all of its remaining cap space to sign Dirk Nowit...
  • • Mark Cuban and DeAndre Jordan quickly buried the hatchet from 2015 free agency
    Many NBA observers were surprised to see the Mavericks pursue DeAndre Jordan again, three years after he spurned them in free agency by backing out a verbal agreement with Dallas to rejoin the Clippers. However, team owner Mark Cuban said it only took him and Jordan a matter of seconds to smooth things over, as Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com details.“The...
  • • Barkley will not be pleased by Cousins joining Warriors
    The Golden State Warriors landed DeMarcus Cousins for the mid-level exception, and TNT analyst Charles Barkley will not like it if his recent comments are any indication.In an interview on the Unnecessary Roughness podcast, “Sir Charles” explained how he’d rather not win a championship than join “super team” like some players in the modern era have...
  • • Report: Mavs expected to use remaining cap space on Nowitzki
    The greatest player in Dallas Mavericks history is likely returning to the only team he’s ever played for. It’s being reported that the Mavericks are expected to use their remaining cap space to bring back Dirk Nowitzki. This is no real surprise. While the Mavericks had declined Nowitzki’s option, it was always done with the knowledge that he’d ret...
  • • Report: Mavs to use remaining cap space to re-sign Dirk Nowitzki
    The Dallas Mavericks made a big splash in free agency by signing DeAndre Jordan to a one-year deal, but that does not mean they will be parting ways with the most important player in franchise history.According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, the Mavs are expected to use the roughly $5 million in salary cap space they have remaining to re-sign D...
  • • Mavs reportedly plan to re-sign Dirk Nowitzki
    It seems like a given that the legendary Dirk Nowitzki will spend his entire NBA career as a member of the Dallas Mavericks. With his playing days and effectiveness dramatically winding down, he could retire any season now. It therefore it makes sense that the Mavs sign him to one-year deals. As for this current [...]...
  • • Doncic won't put Mavericks back in playoffs, says columnist
    Despite perhaps winning the 2018 NBA Draft with the selection of some pundits’ top-ranked player, Luka Doncic, Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram doesn’t see the Mavericks making the playoffs next season, writing that Dallas will likely end up picking in the NBA Draft Lottery for a second straight summer in 2019.The projected lineup of Denni...
  • • Why Paul George will sign with Lakers
    A growing sentiment has sprouted around the NBA that Paul George plans to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder. To dispute that notion, I present the following data. Since the summer of 2010, in which LeBron James fundamentally altered the meaning of modern free agency, 23 All-Stars from the previous season reached free agency.This excludes any play...
  • • Mavericks acquire Luka Doncic from Hawks for Trae Young, pick
    All the talk about the Atlanta Hawks looking to trade down in the draft apparently was true.The Hawks and Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a trade that will send Luka Doncic to Dallas, while Atlanta will receive Trae Young, whom Dallas will take at No. 5. The Hawks will also receive a future first-round pick from Dallas. The pick is expected to have...
  • Report: Mavs Targeting DeMarcus Cousins in Free Agency 👀
    The Dallas Mavericks have a need for a center in their front-court to start alongside Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes next season. While the team could target a center in the draft tonight, Dallas has its eyes on pending free agent DeMarcus Cousins this July. Per Michael Scotto of The Athletic: “At No. 5 overall, Dallas […] The post ...
  • • WATCH: Nowitzki takes BP swings before charity BB game
    While he may not be Michael Jordan, Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki showed off his own baseball skills during batting practice before his 2018 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game. The 39-year-old NBA veteran is hosting the celebrity charity game at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas on Friday.He is still recovering from left ankle surgery...
  • • Incredible stat puts LeBron’s greatness in perspective
    LeBron James is so good that it often feels like he has spoiled us with his greatness. In fact, many observers have noted that James records so many 40-point games that we hardly treat it as the big deal that it is. One stat seems to confirm that.As Tom Haberstroh noted, Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Dwyane Wade e...
  • • Five key offseason questions: Dallas Mavericks
    For several years following their title in 2011, the Mavericks pursued the top free agents on the market, looking to remain in contention for another championship as Dirk Nowitzki neared retirement. However, Dallas repeatedly struck out on those star free agents, finally resigning itself to embracing a rebuild in the summer of 2017, even as the clo...
  • • Mavs will reportedly target DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan in free agency
    The Dallas Mavericks have missed the postseason the past two years and have not won a playoff series since they were crowned NBA champions in 2011, and it sounds like they are ready to get back to winning.While there has been talk that the Mavericks could target Texas big man Mo Bamba with the No. 5 overall pick in the NBA Draft, Kevin O’Connor of ...
  • Report: Mavs Expected To Pursue Trio of Big Men
    With Dirk Nowitzki planning to return for the 2018-19 season, the Mavericks could look to add a starting big man in free agency, according to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor. O’Connor writes that “multiple league sources” expect Dallas to pursue DeAndre Jordan, DeMarcus Cousins and Julius Randle. There have also been rumb...

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