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Dirk Nowitzki reveals he didn't used to root for other Europeans to succeed

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has been a dominant force in the league for a long time. Nowitzki is entering his 18th season, and during that time the NBA has changed drastically.  One of the biggest changes has been the influx of European talent in the NBA. Nowitzki has always been the gold standard for players making the transition, but the German superstar recently revealed...
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Watch Dirk Nowitzki bully German teammate Dennis Schroder

As a veteran on the German National Team, Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki apparently likes to mess with the young guys a bit.That includes Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder, who sort of takes the role of Dirk's little brother in this situation. Here's a short clip of Nowitzki teasing Schroder about carrying the ball from a recent German National Team practice via Mavs...
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Dirk Nowitzki shut down by Dario Saric during international play

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has one of the most unstoppable offensive games in NBA history, but Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Dario Saric was able to shut him down in two recent international exhibitions between Germany and Croatia. Here's more from Max Rappaport at  "Nowitzki was held to 11 points on 3-of-9 shooting in Friday’s game, in large part due to...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Würzburg Warrior Warrants Your Love

An NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, NBA Most Valuable Player, 13-time All-Star, and four-time All-NBA First Team, Dirk Nowitzki represents his hometown of Würzburg, West Germany, quite well. The list goes on and on. Today, Nowitzki sits 7th in NBA history in scoring. This upcoming season, Dirk will pass one of the best players in the game of basketball for 6th on the all-time scoring...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki's old free throw secret: singing Counting Crows' 'Mr. Jones' at the line

The free throw line is a lonely, nerve-racking place. Turns out that all along, in order to stay calm there, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has put Adam Duritz of The Counting Crows in his ear. Specifically, the 7-foot German, who ranks 14th all time in career free throw percentage (.879), has sung the band's 1993 hit "Mr Jones" at the line. Dirk's comical practice came to...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Worthy compares Porzingis to Durant and Nowitzki

Did the New York Knicks make the best pick of the 2015 NBA Draft when they selected Kristaps Porzingis at No. 4 overall? James Worthy certainly thinks so. Worthy, a Hall of Famer who won three championships with the Los Angeles Lakers during his 13-year career, had some incredibly high praise for Porzingis during the...Read More
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan liked that Dirk Nowitzki left vacation to be at meeting

DeAndre Jordan is going to sign with the Dallas Mavericks according to all reports, and the efforts of Dirk Nowitzki apparently had an impact on his decision. LA Times reporter Brad Turner says Jordan was impressed that Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki left a family vacation to come meet with him: Source: DJ impressed that Dirk...Read More
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Metallica plays National Anthem at Game 5 of NBA Finals

NBA fans knew they’d be in for a treat heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, given how important the game was for both teams with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. They were treated to a special performance before the game even tipped off, as Metallica played the National Anthem and rocked Oracle Arena. Props to the NBA for making this happen. Mavericks...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nowitzki on aquisition of Rondo by Mavs: We had to do it

The Dallas Mavericks were eliminated from the postseason on Tuesday night, losing its opening round series to the Houston Rockets in five games. One of the most damning stories that helps explain the Mavericks’ incredibly short run in the postseason is how the mid-season acquisition of Rajon Rondo didn’t turn out as expected. Not even...Read More The post Dirk Nowitzki on acquisition...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Dallas Mavericks title contenders?

Remember when Dirk Nowitzki ruined LeBron James and the Miami Heat’s coming-out party in the summer of 2011? Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks...
Via Athlon Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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