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Devin Harris on Dirk: 'He can play forever'

Dirk Nowitzki is getting even better with age. Kevin Jairaj Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsComing into this season, there were concerns that all the miles and wear and tear would make Dirk Nowitzki an ineffective player. Father Time is undefeated, after all, and Nowitzki had already shown signs of slowing down last year.Instead, the opposite has happened. Nowitzki is enjoying one...
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Kelly Olynyk tried Dirk Nowitzki's move on Dirk Nowitzki, then they both laughed about it

As the seconds ticked away at the end of the first quarter last night, Kelly Olynyk attempted Dirk Nowitzki's patented one-legged fade-away jumper--on Dirk Nowitzki. @RedsArmy_John Love Dirk. — Bill Dapkus (@billydaps) November 19, 2015You can't quite see it in the above video, but Nowitzki had a huge smile on his face as he and Olynyk walked off the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Olynyk tried to pull Nowitzki’s move on Nowitzki

Boston Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk has been open about the fact that he looks up to Dirk Nowitzki and models some aspects of his game after the future Hall of Famer. And on Wednesday night, Olynyk showed his appreciation for Dirk by trying to use his own signature move against him. With time expiring...Read More
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics squander big early lead in 106-102 loss to Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks

The Celtics went into their Wednesday night game at TD Garden on a high, riding a three-game win streak and having swept the Thunder and Rockets on the road to start the week. But they were up against a tough test in the visiting Mavericks, winners of four straight and nine of the last 10 against Boston.The Celts, who seem to have put their first-quarter struggles behind them, got...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki Uses Electric Stimulation, Massages to Keep His Body Going in His 18th NBA Season

Before the Dallas Mavericks took on the Los Angeles Clippers last week, ESPN ran a taped interview with Mavs mainstay Dirk Nowitzki. In it, the 18-year veteran from Germany reminisced
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Dirk Nowitzki plans to play out his existing contract

Dirk Nowitzki is 37 years old and nearing the end of his NBA career, but he still plans to play out his existing contract. Nowitzki did the Dallas Mavericks a favor by signing for a limited amount of money in his final deal. He’s earning just over $8.3 million this season and has a player...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

TBT: Watch Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons play tennis

Dirk Nowitzki actually has a pretty good serve. Kevin Jairaj Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsIt's always a bit disorienting to watch Dirk Nowitzki and his 7-foot frame try to swing a golf club or baseball bat, but he looks right at home with a tennis racket. On his personal Instagram account, Dallas Mavericks teammate Chandler Parsons posted a throwback video of Nowitzki dropping...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Legends become legends when they need to, and Dirk Nowitzki needed to tonight

Dirk Nowitzki wasn’t going to let Dallas lose tonight, not the team, the owner, the fan base, any of it. How much of it has to do with how much the team genuinely feels kicked in the shins by DeAndre Jordan spurning them versus how much Mark Cuban versus how much the fan base feels it. No, Jordan didn’t commit a crime in going back to the Clippers, but you learn before you hit...
Via Crossover Chronicles
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki explains the differences between athletes now and 20 years ago

Things have changed since Dirk Nowitzki first entered the league. Kevin Jairaj Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY SportsDallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki is incredibly playing in his 18th NBA season. It's rare for any player to be in the league that long, but Nowitzki has remained one of the best in the business by maintaining his health and taking care of his body.It wasn't always that...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki mulls racing Peyton Manning in 40-yard dash

Dirk Nowitzki and Peyton Manning are both 18-year veterans in their respective sports and have accomplished much during their storied careers. While Nowitzki’s 18th season in the NBA will officially begin when the Mavericks take on the Suns on Wednesday night, Manning has already been battling it out on the gridiron for almost two months now. Unfortunately for the Broncos, he...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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