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Daily Knicks Aug 8, 2017

New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis picking Dirk Nowitzki’s brain

New York Knicks phenom Kristaps Porzingis is taking advantage of the fact that he and Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki have become close. New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis recently represented the NBA in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was a great honor for Porzingis and a great opportunity for teenagers in Johannesburg to be coached […] New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis picking Dirk Nowitzki’s brain - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Aug 7, 2017

New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis humbly talks Dirk Nowitzki comparisons

New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis appreciates the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki, but he isn’t entirely sure that they’re fair to make. New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis has a rare combination of modesty and commitment to excellence. His work ethic has been heralded by many around the NBA, yet he still manages to exude […] New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis humbly talks Dirk Nowitzki comparisons - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Aug 7, 2017

New York Knicks: Dirk Nowitzki impressed by Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks phenom Kristaps Porzingis received the opportunity to work out with Dirk Nowitzki in Africa. Find out what Nowitzki saw from Porzingis. Once the ringing of boos at the 2015 NBA Draft dissipated, New York Knicks fans began to optimistically compare Kristaps Porzingis to Dirk Nowitzki. It was an inevitable result of the stereotyping of […] New York Knicks: Dirk Nowitzki impressed by Kristaps Porzingis - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Posting and Toasting Aug 6, 2017
Enjoy Kristaps Porzingis’s splendid return to basketball action in the NBA Africa Game

Enjoy Kristaps Porzingis’s splendid return to basketball action in the NBA Africa Game

Much unicorning! Did you miss watching Kristaps Porzingis play basketball? If you answered “no” then get the hell off this website! Our beloved Unicorn eschewed his regular offseason program of lifting weights and Instgramming it so that he could join his spiritual basketball father Dirk Nowitzki (among others) in the NBA’s 2017 Africa Game, which went down Saturday in South Africa. The World Team defeated Team Africa by a score of 108-97, but the real story was young Kristaps returning to the court for the first time in eons, dropping a tidy 14 points and 8 rebounds. Kristaps...
Daily Knicks Aug 3, 2017

New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis is training with Dirk Nowitzki

The training session that New York Knicks fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. Kristaps Porzingis recently worked out with Dirk Nowitzki. Since he surfaced on the NBA Draft radar, Kristaps Porzingis has garnered consistent comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki. The New York Knicks phenom stands over 7’0″, can shoot the lights out, and is […] New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis is training with Dirk Nowitzki - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
NBA Aug 3, 2017

Dirk Nowitzki works out with Kristaps Porzingis in Africa

Kristaps Porzingis celebrated his 22nd birthday on Wednesday in Johannesburg, South Africa as he takes part in Basketball without Borders Africa. Today he continued the celebration by putting up shots with fellow 7-foot sharpshooter Dirk Nowitzki:
New York Post Aug 3, 2017
Kristaps Porzingis gets the mentor he’s been dreaming of

Kristaps Porzingis gets the mentor he’s been dreaming of

Kristaps Porzingis had extra motivation to head to Africa for the NBA’s promotional tour. Dirk Nowitzki was going, too — a late addition. Finally, the two European power-forward stars got a chance to work out together, which the 7-foot-3 Latvian had hoped to accomplish since the summer before his rookie year. The pair’s plans to...
Posting and Toasting Aug 3, 2017
Kristaps Porzingis and Dirk Nowitzki are working out together; behold the photo evidence

Kristaps Porzingis and Dirk Nowitzki are working out together; behold the photo evidence

It’s glorious! Good morning, you beautiful people. BEHOLD! @swish41 A post shared by Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) on Aug 3, 2017 at 4:12am PDT At 7:12 AM EST Kristaps Porzingis dropped the greatest photo in the history of Instagram. Yes, there is the Unicorn, shooting under the watchful eye of the greatest stretch big man in NBA history, Dirk Nowitzki. Dirk. Kristaps. Dirk and Kristaps. Dirkstaps Kristitzki. Kirk Nowingis. The two sharpshooting Euro bigs are currently in South Africa for Saturday’s 2017 NBA Africa Game, where they will play together on the World Team. This is...
Sun Herald Aug 3, 2017

Mavs' Dirk Nowitzki speaks out on his new contract, Steph Curry-LeBron James and more

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 …
Hoops Hype Jul 30, 2017
We caught up with new Mavericks forward Maxi Kleber

We caught up with new Mavericks forward Maxi Kleber

The Mavericks have the Würzburg-born big man market cornered. Dallas added another player from Dirk Nowitzki‘s hometown this summer in Maxi Kleber, a 25-year-old power forward who gets high marks for his work ethic, which has helped him well when it came to rebounding for numerous injuries that delayed his arrival in the NBA. He recently caught up with HoopsHype about his journey to the States. Were you kind of expecting the Mavericks to sign you this offseason or was it a bit of a surprise? Maxi Kleber: Once it was done and I signed the contract, of course I wasn’t surprised anymore...
NBA Jul 25, 2017

Joel Embiid, Dirk Nowitzki, Kristaps Porzingis to lead 15th Basketball Without Borders

JOHANNESBURG, MIES, NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced the top 80 boys and girls ages 17 and under from 26 African countries who will participate in the 15th edition of Basketball without Borders (BWB) Africa ahead of NBA Africa Game 2017, the NBA's second game in Africa.

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