Found January 24, 2012 on Pro Basketball Talk:
The fine folks in Dallas continue to say it’s not his knee, it’s conditioning and strength issues that have Dirk Nowitzki out for a week. Not sure I buy it, but that’s what they are selling. But this little note from turned our head — he could be out longer. Depending upon the progress…

Dirk makes memorable call on the mic

Dirk Nowitzki threw on the headset and grabbed a microphone to call a few plays Wednesday night. Heck, the Mavericks superstar is sitting out a few games to improve his conditioning so why not do a little play-by-play for a few minutes in the first half. Fortunately for those watching at home, while Nowitzki was on the mic, one of the best alley-opps of the season took place. Jason...

Why Didn’t Someone Get Dirk Nowitzki A Nipple For That Water Bottle? (Video)

Video: Dirk Nowitzki has a drinking problem from The Basketball Jones on Vimeo. Ha ha. Here’s video of Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki, who is currently sidelined with a sore right knee, and is appearing to have great difficulty accomplishing the tricky combination of bringing an open water bottle to his mouth while simultaneously ensuring [...]

Dirk Nowitzki Does Some Mavericks Play-By-Play…And It’s Awesome (Video)

The Dallas Mavericks held their championship ring ceremony on Wednesday night before they took on the Timberwolves.  The reigning NBA Finals MVP, Dirk Nowitzki, is sitting out while he nurses a knee injury, but as you can see from the video above he contributed plenty to the evening.  Dirk sat at the Fox Sports Southwest commentator’s desk during some of the first half.  When...

Somebody Let Dirk Nowitzki Have The Microphone Again, And The Results Were Äußerst Komisch

Dirk Nowitzki's occasional stints as a TV analyst have led to catchphrases including "Take Dat With You," which became an unofficial rallying cry for last year's Mavericks. Dirk's grunts and ************ are funny, for sure—even if sometimes in a "does my breath smell funny" or "does my car sound funny" way. More »

Dirk regrets playing at Olympic qualifiers

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki isn't playing right now and while he's not blaming playing in international competition, he is speaking up about his experience playing the Olympic qualifier this summer (Hat tip to ESPN Dallas' Jeff Caplan for the knowledge). "Playing in the Euros, looking back now was obviously not the right decision, but it was a decision...

Carlisle: Nowitzki Could Sit Longer Than Four Games

The Mavericks initially planned to sit Dirk Nowitzki for four games.

Dirk Nowitzki may miss more than four games for Mavericks

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Mavs receive NBA championship rings

The Dallas Mavericks finally have championship rings for their first NBA title. "Wow! Looks good,'' NBA finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki said after accepting his ring, kissing it and then holding it high over his head for all to see. Exactly a month after raising the championship banner before the season opener Christmas Day, 11 players from the title-winning team got their...

Suns-Mavericks Preview

With 10-time All-Star Dirk Nowitzki sidelined for at least three more games, the Dallas Mavericks are counting on their supporting cast to continue to help fill his void. If their latest effort is any indication, the Mavericks should be able to manage just fine. Looking to extend its winning streak at American Airlines Center to seven, Dallas tries for a ninth consecutive home...

Dallas Mavericks Receive Their Championship Rings

The Dallas Mavericks were finally presented with their championship rings Wednesday night. The ring contains 250 diamonds and is 10 karats. Jason Kidd, Dirk Nowitzki, and Jason Terry all had input on the design of the ring. The top of the ring, which is made of 14-karat white gold, the edges read “World Champions,” with [...]

Marion's 29 help Mavericks top Suns as Dirk sits

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks are looking for offense to make up for the absence of top scorer Dirk Nowitzki and key reserve Vince Carter.
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