Dirk Nowitzki RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Dirk Nowitzki to Big3? Ice Cube certainly hopes so

    Sports Day "When the fledgling 3-on-3 basketball league the BIG3 comes to Dallas on July 30, Mavericks fans will see a familiar face on the court at the American Airlines Center -- former Mav DeShawn Stevenson, who is taking advantage of the opportunity to keep hooping in his post-NBA career. But if the..." July 14

  • Mavericks finalizing 2-year, $10 million deal with Dirk Nowitzki

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks are finalizing a two-year, $10 million deal with talisman Dirk Nowitzki, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. The deal is set-up to include a second year team-option. Nowitzki and the team mutually agreed to opt out of his prior contract late last month, hoping he could be..." July 06

  • Dirk Nowitzki wins 2016-17 Twyman–Stokes Teammate of the Year, says he hopes to be around 'a couple more years'

    Dallas Morning News "In what may be one of the most well-deserved awards to be handed out at the inaugural NBA Awards show this evening, Dirk Nowitzki won Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year. The Big German's reputation in the locker room is unscathed, with nearly every teammate or ex-teammate having nothing but..." June 27

  • Dirk Nowitzki Contract Option Declined by Mavericks

    Bleacher Report "Dirk Nowitzki's hefty $25 million contract option has been declined by the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, though he is expected to sign a new deal and return to the Mavs for his 20th NBA season in 2017-18, per Marc Stein of ESPN. Stein reported the sides are "strongly considering" a two-year..." June 25

  • Why the Mavericks are likely to opt out on the final year of Dirk Nowitzki's contract

    Sports Day "Everybody points to re-signing Nerlens Noel as the Mavericks' No. 1 priority when free agency opens on July 1. In reality, the situation with Dirk Nowitzki is more intriguing. Not because he'll be playing with anyone other than the Mavericks next season. For that matter, Noel won't be going..." June 12

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