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Dirk Nowitzki said his knee became an issue after the European Championships.

Dirk Nowitzki's German Bank Commercial Features Him Eating Sausage (Video)

For NBA star Dirk Nowitzki, the perks of being from Germany is that he gets to make classic commercials like this one for ING banking.Watch as Dirk enters a butcher's shop and is offered some free Wurst sausage:Apparently, German vegetarians weren't exactly pleased to see this commercial and did a protest on the bank's Facebook page.(Courtesy of Larry Brown Sports)

Dallas Has Issues, And They Start With Dirk Nowitzki

Everyone’s talking about Dallas’s problems.  The talk tends to revolve around the players they lost in the offseason, and while various departures clearly haven’t helped, could their biggest problem be Dirk Nowitzki?  Thursday night, the Mavs picked up what was just their second victory in a game decided by five points or fewer.  It wasn’t Dirk’s meager 12 points on...

Dirk Nowitzki: ‘I’m Having Trouble Bending My Knees’

Like all NBA players, Dirk Nowitzki is slowing work his way into game shape, and the Mavs superstar told ESPNDallas that the biggest obstacle he’s currently facing is regaining his leg strength: “In the fourth quarter, when the Mavs — being the more-rested club — could have wrested control, Nowitzki hit a jumper early, added a couple of free throws, then a game-tying 3...

Dirk Nowitzki admits to playing through right knee pain

Dirk Nowitzki is not himself this season. Oh, he’s still playing at pretty much an All-Star level, but last season he shot 51.7 percent and this season it has fallen to 45.8 percent. The career 37.9 percent shooter from three is hitting just 25 percent. His shooting percentages on shots inside 10 feet have fallen…

The Dallas Mavericks LMFAO Mash-Up Is Amazing (Video)

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we have shown you some rather creative efforts from the Dallas Mavericks creative team.Below check out this mash-up of LMFAO's "Sexy And I Know It" with super imposed heads of Rick Carilse, Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Terry, and a host of others:(Courtesy of Sweater Punch)

Nowitzki says he's struggling to bend knees

After shooting 6-of-18 for 17 points in Wednesday's 91-89 loss to the Clippers, Dirk Nowitzki acknowledged that his right knee is causing him problems.

Dallas’ star power outshines the Jazz, 94-91

Dallas’ star power outshines the Jazz, 94-91 By Steve Luhm The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jan 19, 2012 11:14PM MDT Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin was hoping his team’s balance would overcome the star power of Dirk Nowitzki in Thursday night’s battle against Dallas. It didn’t. The Mavericks defeated Utah at EnergySolutions Arena, 94-91. Heading into the game, Utah had six...

Dallas Mavericks Lose To The Lakers On Barn Burner 3 Pointer

Wow, talk about barn burners and ups and downs of a game, that’s one of the ways that you could describe the game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers. On a last-ditch effort by Derek Fisher to launch a rainbow three pointer over Dirk Nowitzki, and with the luck of the draw, it went in to give the Lakers a 73-70 victory in Staples Center. It’s always interesting...

Off the Dribble: Nagging Injury Wave Hits N.B.A. Stars

The list of who's ailing reads like the All-Star ballot -- Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo -- but it is hard to pinpoint the exact reason for the rash of injuries.

Mavs' Dirk has cold; hurt Carter sent home

Dirk Nowitzki is battling a cold, while Vince Carter was sent back to Dallas to have his foot examined.
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