Lucky 7: Grizzlies Defeat Mavs in OT Thriller, 106-105

Marc Gasol took his turn at guarding Dirk Nowitzki. Maybe it helped; maybe not. Dirk scored a game-high 30 points, but Marc put up a nice 19 points & 9 rebounds himself. All photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. WOW! Sure, the Grizzlies have essentially been playing playoff basketball for the past three months just to get into the NBA Playoffs. Sure, the Phoenix game was high...
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Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki: ‘Good to be back in big dance’

Don’t expect that gusty wind that’s been whipping around Dallas to die down. The huge, collective exhale let loose by the Mavericks on Saturday night is bound to produce enough breeze to keep mussing hair for a few days. Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis and Co. are back in the NBA playoffs after the Mavericks missed out last season for the first time in a dozen years. Their 101-98...
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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki sprains ankle in win over Suns

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns on Saturday by the score of 101-98. The win improved the Mavericks' record to 49-32, seventh in the Western Conference. The Mavericks have a playoff spot secured, but there is some concern heading in, as forward Dirk Nowitzki sprained his left ankle during Saturday's win.cott mecum  via Wikimedia CommonsRotoworld.com reported...
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Durant studying Nowitzki's game for added success

Imitation is said to be the sincerest form of flattery, so Dirk Nowitzki must feel pretty good about one of the current best in the game in Kevin Durant copying his game. According to Marc Stein at ESPN, Durant has been privately training with Adam Harrington, who briefly played alongside Nowitzki with the Dallas Mavericks more than 10 years ago and has studied the coaching techniques...
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Listing 12 NBA Greats Ranked Higher Than Dirk Nowitzki All-Time

As Dirk Nowitzki continues climbing the NBA’s all-time scorers list with his career winds down, naturally his all-time ranking becomes a focus of discussion. So where does Dirk rank among the NBA’s greatest players? Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle believes Dirk is top-12 all time. Carlisle had this to say about Dirk’s legacy, per ESPN (via Slam): “I think there’s...
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Rick Carlisle: Dirk Nowitzki Top-12 player of all-time

Dirk Nowitzki moved into 10th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list earlier this week.   Nowitzki recently had Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich call him “arguably, the greatest pure shooter” the league has ever seen. Now his own head coach, Rick Carlisle, believes Nowitzki will go down as one of the 12 greatest players of all time.  Carlise also believes the 35-year-old...
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Dirk Nowitzki pass Oscar Robertson, now the NBA’s 10th best scorer all time

Dirk Nowitzki has once again moved up the NBA’s All-Time scoring list. After passing Dominique Wilkins for 11th place on April 4 against the Lakers, the “Big German” has passed one of the greatest point guards of all time, the Big-O, Oscar Robertson for 10th place. Nowitzki knocked down a 19-foot jumper for his 26,711th-career point with 11:45 left in the fourth quarter against...
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Dirk Nowitzki Now 10th on NBA All-Time Scoring List After Passing Oscar Robertson

Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki is now one of the NBA’s top 10 scorers of all time, after surpassing “The Big O” Oscar Robertson for 10th place on the NBA all-time scoring list Tuesday night. He passed Dominique Wilkins on the list just last week. Dirk earned the his place in history, after drilling a wide-open elbow jumper for his 26,711th career point in the fourth quarter...
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Dirk Nowitzki Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week

The Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki was named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from March 31 to April 6. Nowitzki led his Mavericks to a 3-1 week with averages of 25.3 points 8.0 rebounds. He shot 56.5 percent from three-point land, making 13-of-23 attempts. Dirk’s game of the week came against the Los Angeles Clippers, where he recorded 26 points...
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Nowitzki named Western Conference Player of the Week

  Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, March 31, through Sunday, April 6, the NBA announced today. This is the 17th time Nowitzki has garnered the honor in his career. Nowitzki led the Mavericks to a 3-1 week with wins over the L.A. Clippers, the L.A. Lakers and Sacramento. He averaged 25.3 points, 8.0 rebounds...
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