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Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki

Power Forward, Dallas Mavericks

Age: 40 Height: 7-0 Weight: 245 lbs School: No College

Dallas Mavericks

Dirk Nowitzki News

Dallas franchise icon Dirk Nowitzki will make his 2018-19 home debut Saturday. The essential question: How long will the standing ovation last when he first enters the game? Nowitzki played six minutes in his first game since undergoing offseason ankle surgery in Phoenix on Thursday, and this will

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki admitted his long-awaited return left him "so tired" as he made NBA history in his 21st season. Nowitzki missed the start of the season due to a series of fitness issues, initially having bone spurs removed from his ankle and most recently experiencing tendon soreness before the start of a September training camp that pushed back his return. But the 40-year-old was back on the floor against the Phoenix Suns on Thursday and became the first NBA player to get minutes on the same team in 21 different seasons.

PHOENIX (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki at last began his record-breaking 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, coming off the bench in the first quarter of a 99-89 loss to the Phoenix Suns.

Dirk Nowitzki finally made his debut for his record 21st season Thursday, saying he still has a lot of work to get up to "NBA speed against a bunch of 20-year-old athletes."

Associated Press PHOENIX -- Dirk Nowitzki at last began his record-breaking 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, coming off the bench in the first quarter of a 99-89 loss to the Phoenix Suns. No other NBA player has played that many seasons with the same team. "It is good to

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#130

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#30