Dirk Nowitzki RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dirk Nowitzki planning on playing again next season

    Larry Brown Sports "Dirk Nowitzki on Tuesday declared his intentions to return next season for what would be his 21st in the NBA. The Dallas Mavericks veteran played in 77 games this season before injuring his ankle. He said that he underwent surgery on his ankle now so that he could begin the rehab process with..." April 10

  • Dirk Nowitzki Undergoes Minor Ankle Surgery

    Real GM Basketball "Dirk Nowitzki has undergone minor surgery on his left ankle. Nowitzki will miss the remainder of the season. Nowitzki played in 77 of the Mavericks' first 78 games of the season. " April 05

  • Dirk Nowitzki: ‘I’m Planning To Come Back’

    SLAM Online "Dirk Nowitzki says that his plan “as of now” is to return to the Dallas Mavericks for his 21st season in the fall. In a newsletter by the NYT‘s Marc Stein, Nowitzki said that he’s “feeling great” and wants to complete his two-year contract signed last June. Yet all signs point to a 21st..." March 27

  • NBA Rumors: Dirk Nowitzki hints at retirement in 2018

    247 Sports "Is Dirk Nowitzki ready to call it quits? Following the Dallas Mavericks' victory over the New York Knicks, the 20-year veteran hinted that Tuesday's visit to Madison Square Garden may be his last ever: Based upon that quote, that would indicate Nowitzki's train of thought is to think about..." March 14

  • Dirk Nowitzki can tell which teams are tanking

    Yardbarker "This late in the NBA season, it seems fairly obvious which teams are trying to get into the playoffs, and which teams are jockeying for better draft position. Dirk Nowitzki says he can tell which category teams fall under. Dirk’s Dallas Mavericks beat the New York Knicks 110-97 on Tuesday night..." March 14

  • Dirk Nowitzki visiting MSG a reminder that he’s everything Knicks hope Kristaps Porzingis can become

    New York Daily News "This could be the last go around for Dirk Nowitzki, which would mean a final game at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday for the greatest European player in NBA history. A long and loud ovation during player introductions — not that Nowitzki wants that — would be appropriate. Nowitzki’s career..." March 13

  • Carlisle: It looks 'very promising' Nowitzki will play 1 more year

    Sports Day "It's no secret that Dirk Nowitzki has been leaning toward returning for a 21st season next year, his health permitting. Before Saturday's game, Carlisle was asked if he'd had any conversations with Nowitzki about next season, seeing as how this season is dwindling down. "No, I haven't," he..." March 11

  • Dirk disagrees with Cuban on tanking: You don't want culture of quitting

    ESPN "Face of the franchise Dirk Nowitzki disagrees with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's publicly stated opinion that losing is the team's best option for the remainder of the season. "You don't really want a culture here that's just giving up and quitting and not playing hard," Nowitzki said..." February 27

  • Nowitzki passes Kidd to move into 4th on all-time minutes list

    Fanrag Sports "Trailing Jason Kidd by nine minutes on the NBA’s all-time minutes played list, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was set to make history during Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Nowitzki would move past Kidd during the second quarter, and he’s now in fourth place on the all-time..." February 24

  • Dirk Was ‘Disgusted’ By The Report Of Sexual Misconduct In The Mavs Offices

    Dime Magazine "The Dallas Mavericks have been the talk of the NBA world over the past 24 hours after a damning report from Jessica Luther and Jon Wertheim in Sports Illustrated, citing multiple current and former employees of the organization, pointed out numerous incidents of sexual misconduct in the Mavs’..." February 22

  • Dirk Nowitzki's name misspelled on jersey

    Sporting News "After more than 50,000 minutes logged, 30,000 points scored and one NBA championship won, Dirk Nowitzki has fashioned a career that almost all NBA fans can recognize. But it seems the Mavericks' jersey maker was not one of those fans. Despite playing 19 seasons in the NBA, Nowitzki could not..." February 06

  • 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