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DALLAS (AP) Dirk Nowitzki went over 23,000 career points, Vince Carter had his highest-scoring game in Dallas and the Mavericks
stretched their winning streak to four games with a 102-76 victory over Milwaukee on Friday night.
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Come on, Dirk. You know better than that. When you are one of the world’s most famous and beloved athletes, you can’t be eating meat on television. Only barbarians do that. The commercial you see above that features reigning NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki recently caused an outrage among the vegetarian community.
According to a translation of a German newspaper article...
To call it a circus shot, is by no means a loose term; if you would have seen the shot that Dirk Nowitzki made with only 5.1 seconds left in the game to give the Dallas Mavericks their 6th win of the season, you would have called it a circus shot as well. Not only that it made the #1 spot on the highlight reel on NBAtv, that’s the kind of shot it was.
Both teams were ready for...
Buy Low: Dirk Nowitzki has averaged 12.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, a steal, 0.8 blocks and 1.8 turnovers in his last four games. He has also failed to hit a single three-pointer during this stretch. Digging a bit deeper, you’ll see that two of those games were blowout victories, while one was a blowout [...]
Dirk Nowitzki told the media that he didn’t even see his twisting, clutch layup drop into the hoop last night in Boston. From the Star-Telegram: “On the play, Nowitzki tossed the ball high in the air after he was mauled by Brandon Bass, and the ball somehow made its way through the basket. The bucket and subsequent free throw by Nowitzki snapped an 85-all tie and put the Mavs...
Dirk Nowitzki reached 23,000 career points with the first of two free throws in the second quarter of Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, becoming the 23rd player in NBA history to reach the milestone.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 16 points, driving past Kevin Garnett for the go-ahead layup with 5.1 seconds left and leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 90-85 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Dallas led most of the game, but Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer - just his second basket of the night - to tie it at 85 with 25 seconds to play. Former Celtic Delonte West dribbled the...
You can add whiffle ball to the list of sports that Dirk Nowitzki dominates, just ask Derek Holland from the Texas Rangers.
In this Dallas Mavericks media day clip, Derek Holland challenges the world champion big man to a friendly game of whiffle ball (see the 2:50 mark in the video). After striking out the MLB pitcher, Dirk steps up to the plate and belts a home run off the left...
The Bucks (4-6) head to Dallas (6-5) in search of their first road win of the season. The Mavericks, last year's NBA Champions, are led by Dirk Nowitzki who is averaging 18.6 points per game. Tune in to FS Wisconsin and WTMJ Radio 620 at 7:30 tonight and catch the action!
Remember when Vince Carter used to do things like this all the time? Carter, who was once rated as the No. 1 dunker ever by SLAM magazine, made another liftoff Saturday against the Kings. The Mavericks forward beat Sacramento's Francisco Garcia before taking off and throwing down an and-one dunk. Check out Carter's slam in the video below.
After a rough start, the Dallas Mavericks are finally looking the part of the defending NBA champions.
The Sacramento Kings are unlikely to slow them down.
The Mavericks go for their 15th straight home win over the Kings on Saturday night.
Dallas has won four in a row as it makes its 0-3 start an increasingly distant memory. The Mavericks (7-5) defeated Milwaukee 102-76 at home...
As several NBA sleuths figured out, the guys were in their seats -- purported to cost $750 -- and Dallas' Vince Carter was in the stands, so to speak, instead of on the bench, thus providing the optical illusion.
As our man Aron posted Wednesday, two bros just happened to be sitting in between Vince Carter and Delonte West on the Dallas Mavericks bench on Tuesday night. Who were these mystery men? Mark Cuban’s hipster buddies? After doing some investigative journalism, Dime found out that these two are Detroit Pistons season ticket holders Chris [...]
Jason Terry scored 21 points, Vince Carter added 16, and the Dallas Mavericks stretched their winning streak to five games with a 99-60 rout of the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. Dirk Nowitzki contributed 14 points in a little over 20 minutes for the reigning NBA champs (8-5), who've won six in a row at home after a 0-2 start.