Dirk Nowitzki is frustrated that his recovery is not moving faster.credit: reclinergm.com
The Dallas Mavericks are 4-4 so far this season without their superstar, Dirk Nowitzki, who is recovering from knee surgery. The team is staying afloat without him, behind the efforts of some of the supporting cast, including O.J. Mayo, Darren Collison, and Chris Kaman.
Dirk, a former NBA Finals MVP, isn’t getting any younger. He wants to be on the court as badly as anyone, as he knows that his window might be starting to close to grab another ring. It’s still very early in the season, but Nowitzki is frustrated that he isn’t already back in action.
Via CBS Sports:
“When it originally hurt, three to six weeks, in my mind, I’m thinking in two weeks, I’m back,” said Nowitzki, who has returned quickly from several ankle sprains during his 14-year career. “But unfortunately, this is not how it happens. It’s my first knee surgery of my career and unfortunately this stuff takes a little longer than w...