Dirk Nowitzki RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dirk: Porzingis 'way ahead of the curve' compared to me at his age

    New York Post "Dirk Nowitzki is regarded as the best international player in NBA history. Only the sixth player to reach the 30,000-point milestone, Nowitzki believes one day Kristaps Porzingis will best him. The Mavericks’ 39-year-old legend called the 7-foot-3 Latvian “a walking mismatch.’’ “He plays a lot..." January 01

  • Dirk Nowitzki Encouraged By Health, Expects To Play Next Season

    Real GM Basketball "Dirk Nowitzki hasn't reached a final decision yet, but he is leaning towards continuing his playing career in 18-19. “I’m not going to say 100 percent I’ll be back -- but it’s looking like it,” Nowitzki said on Thursday. “I feel fine so far. I’ve played every game. I’d love to play all 82. That..." December 14

  • Cuban Hopeful Nowitzki Will Play In 2018/19

    Hoops Rumors "Dirk Nowitzki is off to a slow start this season, with most of his numbers at their lowest mark since his rookie year. However, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tells Tim MacMahon of ESPN that he’s hopeful this won’t be Nowitzki’s last season suiting up for the Mavs. “I hope so,” Cuban said when..." November 14

  • Dallas needs Dennis Smith Jr. to take reins from Dirk Nowitzki

    CBS Sports "It's going to be a bittersweet season for the Dallas Mavericks, as they'll likely wave goodbye to Dirk Nowitzki, who has been the undisputed leader of the Mavs and one of the most productive and popular players in the NBA for nearly the entirety of his lengthy career. But at the same time they..." October 10

  • Dirk Nowitzki receives funny gift from fan

    Larry Brown Sports "Dirk Nowitzki seems to receive some of the best gifts from his fans. On Friday, Nowitzki shared a photo on Twitter of a gift he says he received from a fan at the team’s open practice. The photo shows Nowitzki holding up a letter containing a $20 bill. In the letter, the fan says Nowitki has..." September 30

  • With 20th season looming, Dirk Nowitzki not ready to say it will be his last

    Sporting News "Dirk Nowitzki is approaching his 20th season with the Mavericks the same way he's approached all the others. He's just hoping for a little more good fortune than he had last season. Nowitzki, who hosted his annual pro-celebrity tennis classic Saturday at SMU, said he wouldn't be so fast to..." September 17

  • Dirk Nowitzki: ‘Money and Winning’ More Important Than Loyalty for Today’s NBA Stars

    SLAM Online "Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is one of the few NBA superstars to have played his entire career for one team. That type of loyalty to a franchise is rare—especially today—and Dirk thinks he understands why. In an interview with SirusXM NBA Radio, Nowitzki said that “making money and..." September 14

  • Nowitzki praises Porzingis: 'He's the whole package'

    The Score "A budding bromance formed during the NBA Africa Games tour. New York Knicks sophomore Kristaps Porzingis has spent most of the excursion learning from Dallas Mavericks veteran Dirk Nowitzki, who has been more than willing to share his wisdom with the next great European import. Porzingis and..." August 07

  • Dirk: 'A little unfortunate' that Noel is still a free agent

    Sports Day "Leave it to Dirk Nowitzki to understate the heck out of the obvious. In his first comments about the new contract he signed last month, Nowitzki made it clear that it's a close, give-and-take relationship with owner Mark Cuban that led him to sign a two-year deal worth $5 million this season..." August 04