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WATCH: Matt Dellavedova and Dirk Nowitzki Combine for Funniest Moment of NBA Preseason

The NBA preseason is awesome. You get to see your favorite veterans like Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki play as they get tuned up for the start of the regular season. You also get to see young guys like Cleveland Cavaliers Matt Dellaveda doing their best to prove that they deserve more minutes once the regular season begins.So that means we get to see some pretty spirited...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs coach predicts Nowitzki will finish his career in prestigious top five group

Jason Whitney Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle believes Dirk Nowitzki will finish as one of the five greatest scorers in the history of the NBA – at least statistically speaking. The German 7-footer currently has 26,786 points during his 16 NBA seasons and is under contract for the next few seasons after signing a three-year, $25 million deal this […] Sports-Kings - The...
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Michael Jordan Disagrees With Players' Preference For Shorter Regular Season

Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, was shocked and a bit bewildered to hear Michael Jordan and Dirk Nowitzki suggest on Wednesday that they would like to see the NBA shorten its regular season from 82 games. "I love both of those guys but as an owner who played the game, I loved playing,'' Jordan said. "If I wasn't playing 82 games, I still would...
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LeBron, Dirk Nowitzki Want NBA To Shorten Season

Would less NBA games make the overall product better? LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki think so.  According to Dave McMenamin, both men agree that the length of the games aren’t the problem. It’s the length of the season that taking a toll. “No. It’s not the minutes, it’s the games,” James said. “The minutes doesn’t mean anything. We can play 50-minute games if we...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki: NBA season is too long, should be trimmed

The NBA already is experimenting with shortening the length of its games. Should it look at trimming the length of its season, too? Dirk Nowitzki thinks so. The Dallas Mavericks star told reporters Wednesday that he believes the league’s current 82-game schedule is too long. “I think you don’t need 82 games to determine the best eight in each conference,” Nowitzki said,...
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Dirk Nowitzki, Erik Spoelstra: Number of NBA games an issue

The NBA announced Tuesday that they’re going to experiment with a 44-minute game on October 19 when the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets face off in a preseason game at the Barclays Center. Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki and Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra don’t think the length of the game is a problem, but the length of the season is. “I think you don’t need...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Dirk Nowitzki Want Longer Offseason For More Golf?

If Dirk Nowitzki got his wish, an NBA team’s season would have around 65 games, rather than the 82 they play now. “I think you don’t need 82 games,” the Dallas Mavericks superstar told ESPN, adding that the schedule should be trimmed to the “mid-60s.” Is that his way of saying he wants more time to play golf? Nowitzki’s game was on display Tuesday, along with that...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson verbally committed to Mavericks

This past NBA offseason was absolutely crazy with all of the trades, signings, and news that broke, and it hasn’t stopped coming out just yet. Lance Stephenson was one of the most sought after free agent, but he ended up signing a three-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets. According to a report from Bleacher Report, Stephenson had verbally committed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Injury Update: Dirk Nowitzki doubtful for tonight

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks will likely miss his second preseason game in a row tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a hip injury, according to The seven footer suffered from a hip contusion in a Fan Jam scrimmage last Saturday.Per Rick Carlisle, Dirk Nowitzki (right hip) went through non-contact practice today. Out Friday vs. OKC, but may play...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki's working on a sky hook

For two years running now, Dirk Nowitzki has been trying to perfect the sky hook. The Dallas Mavericks’ forward added the shot made famous by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to his repertoire last season, but with nominal success. Now, he’s back at it again. "The sky hook is a tough shot,’’ Nowitzki said following Friday’s practice at American Airlines Center. "Especially...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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