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Dirk Nowitzki responds to Kareem’s ‘one-trick pony’ talk

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar asserted that Dirk Nowitzki is a one-trick pony because of his one-legged fadeaway jumper, but the Dallas Mavericks power forward — shockingly — doesn’t agree with the criticism. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, Nowitzki respects the Hall of Famer’s opinion but won’t get into a war of words with Abdul-Jabbar, who previously...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks troll Dirk Nowitzki over his new haircut

Dirk Nowitzki got a haircut, and it did not go down well in the Dallas Mavericks locker room. Nowitzki posted a picture of his new look to Twitter on Sunday night, with an added comment: his teammates have apparently taken to calling him Ellen DeGeneres. Whole team calls me Ellen DeGeneres with my new hairdo!!!! @TheEllenShow — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks relentlessly mock Dirk Nowitzki over bad haircut

Dirk Nowitzki walked into a barber shop sometime in the last few days, and walked out looking like a kid from a "Home Improvement" episode. Whole team calls me Ellen DeGeneres with my new hairdo!!!! @TheEllenShow — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) February 1, 2016 As Dirk tweeted, his Dallas Mavericks teammates are calling him “Ellen DeGeneres”. Even...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams helps Mavs win without Nowitzki, 91-78 over Suns

DALLAS (AP) Deron Williams scored 27 points and the Dallas Mavericks won without Dirk Nowitzki, surging past the lowly Phoenix Suns 91-78 Sunday night. Dwight Powell had six straight points for all his scoring to give the Mavericks the lead for good in the fourth quarter. Nowitzki sat out the opener of a back-to-back set and the first of Dallas' five games in seven nights. The...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs' Nowitzki sits to rest vs Suns to start back-to-back

DALLAS (AP) Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki skipped the game against Phoenix on Sunday night to rest on the front end of a back-to-back and the first of five games in seven nights for Dallas. Coach Rick Carlisle said the decision was based on the schedule, not recent right knee swelling that forced the 37-year-old Nowitzki to miss a game. In his 18th season, Nowitzki is out for...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki drains game-winner, gets props from Kobe

Dallas Mavericks big man Dirk Nowitzki has knocked down plenty of clutch shots and game-winners during the course of his career, and he added one more to that total in Tuesday night’s 92-90 win over the Lakers. With roughly 13 seconds remaining, and the score tied at 90-90, everyone knew who’d be taking the final shot for the Mavericks. And surprise—well, not really—it was...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki doesn’t agree with Kelly Olynyk comparison

Boston Celtics legend and color analyst Tommy Heinsohn, who won 10 combined titles with the organization as a player and as a coach, knows a thing or two about the game, and he says 24-year-old Kelly Olynyk has “the potential to be better than Dirk Nowitzki,” the Dallas Mavericks’ career leader in scoring and a future Hall of Famer. Heinsohn made the comment after Olynyk...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dirk Nowitzki impersonates Donald Trump

Dirk Nowitzki is making Dallas great again, both on and off the court.Don't believe it? Well, let Nowitzki make his case . . .  as none other than Donald Trump.With Donald Trump and his cult of personality having taken the nation by storm, the Mavericks choice make a promotional video spoofing the presidential candidate is a clever one.And who better to play Mr. Trump than a foreigner...
Via Yardbarker
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki makes great joke about sadly missing dunk

Dirk Nowitzki was never known for his leaping ability, but the 7-footer has never really had any trouble dunking, either. Perhaps age is finally starting to catch up with the Dallas Mavericks star. During the first quarter of Tuesday night’s win over the Sacramento Kings, Dirk went to dunk the ball after a whistle blew and the Mavs were awarded a basket for goaltending. Though...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Can Dirk Nowitzki continue to outrun Father Time?

Dirk Nowitzki just might be part Benjamin Button and part Charles Francis Xavier as he attempts to defy the odds of defeating age and Father Time. We hear many athletes indicate that Father Time is undefeated (well, sort of). There are very few who defeat it. Year after year, we see our favorite athletes lose their powers in a New York minute. For a fan, it’s tough to see, but...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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