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Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki is not used to not being in the playoffs, and now he’s putting his money where his mouth is, in order to help his organization get back to championship contention. According to the Dallas Morning News, Nowitzki told a local radio in Dallas this week that part of his pitch to free agents Chris Paul and Dwight Howard is that “he’d be willing to take a pay cut after his current deal expires in order to make cap room and add more talent.” “I think I’ll sign another deal, 2-3 years, I’m not sure,” Nowitzki added. Nowitzki was then asked which one of the two stars he’d prefer to play with. “They’re both dominant in their own way” Nowitzki said. “That’s a tough choice. I’d be happy with either one, to be honest.” Howard; “Offensively, I think he looked great the last couple months of the season,” Nowitzki said. “He started off a little sluggish there with his back surgery, but at the end he was finishing and was above the rim ag
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