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Oklahoman Sep 14, 2014
BY ANTHONY SLATERDALLAS Best move: Convincing Dirk Nowitzki to take a 3-year, $25 million deal, far below his market value. Worst move: Allowing Vince Carter to bolt for Memphis in free agency, despite what seemed like an affordable price. Comment: The sweetheart Nowitzki contract freed up Mark Cuban to make plenty of roster tweaks this offseason.Read more on NewsOK.com
Mavs Moneyball Sep 8, 2014
After taking several summers off from national team activity, Dirk looks like he may rejoin his German teammates next offseason. In a lengthy video interview over the weekend, Dirk Nowitzki said he is planning on playing for the German National Team in Eurobasket 2015 to help qualify for the 2016 Olympics. You can see the video here and these specific comments are at the 24-minute mark. They're in German, of course, so thanks to commenter No Joke for first alerting us to the interview. I also confirmed the comments with several German speakers. Dirk said he'll wait until the end of this...
Mavs Moneyball Sep 3, 2014
The offseason has wound to a close. Sleep in a little, Dirk. Manager's note: This week, we will be publishing trial posts from our MMB finalists. With almost 100 applicants, thanks to those who sent an email. This piece is by Danny Webster; enjoy! It's time to put the Dallas Mavericks' offseason to rest and not relive it until we get closer to the regular season. It's also time for Dirk Nowitzki to take a break. Allow me to explain. The Mavs' offseason, as has been echoed since early July, has been fun. It's also been awesome, epic and breathtakingly exhilarating. But now that Chandler...
Mavs Moneyball Sep 2, 2014
How Dirk defies expectations and became a true Texan. Ever since Dirk hoisted the trophy in 2011, nothing but effusive praise has poured out from traditional media and bloggers alike. There seems to be an undeniable fact across the basketball Internet universe: everybody loves Dirk. However, there seems to be a deeper cause for Dirk's universal likability. Dirk is objectively the best European ever, but he's more than European. Dirk is both cosmopolitan and provincial: an adopted Texan, married to a Kenyan woman, who has been immersed in black culture for the entirety of his 16 years in...
Rotoworld Aug 20, 2014
Monta Ellis said the Mavericks are still Dirk Nowitzki's team.