While longtime Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki may be getting up there in years, video was released by the team on Tuesday that shows a bobblehead facsimile of the German veteran getting up thereâ€¦into the Earthâ€™s atmosphere, even.
Sure, like Nowitzki, the Mavericks roster is not what it used to be during Dirkâ€™s heyday, and the team is plodding along thus far this season, currently sitting with a 16-23 record, but that does not mean Mark Cuban and company arenâ€™t still willing to have some fun along the way.
Long known for releasing strange and entertaining online content (Rick Carlisle-Rolled, anyone?), the Mavericks literally reached for the stars in its latest endeavor: Attempting to launch a Dirk Nowitzki bobblehead into space. And thereâ€™s video to document its flight.
After being attached to what appears to be a weather balloon or something of that ilk with threeÂ GoPro2 cameras along for the ride, the launch rocketed Bobblehead Dirk an astounding 94,630 feet into the air â€” ...