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ClutchPoints Feb 17, 2019
Mavs rookie Luka Doncic bats for Dirk Nowitzki as All-Star Game MVP

Mavs rookie Luka Doncic bats for Dirk Nowitzki as All-Star Game MVP

Team Giannis is beating Team LeBron 95-82 at the half. With that, comes the MVP predictions. In his last All-Star game before retiring, Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki has come out shooting and now has a major endorsement in the form of Mavs teammate Luka Doncic. DIRK MVP
ClutchPoints 22 hours ago
Should LeBron James be named to All-NBA First Team?

Should LeBron James be named to All-NBA First Team?

The last time LeBron James failed to receive designation for first team All-NBA was the end of the 2006-07 season, where the two forward spots were occupied by future Hall of Famers Tim Duncan and Dirk Nowitzki. Not only does his total of 12 first team selections mark him with the most in league history, […] The post Should LeBron James be named to All-NBA First Team? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Feb 16, 2019
Ahead of what will likely be his last NBA All-Star game, Dirk Nowitzki leaves the door open for a 22nd season

Ahead of what will likely be his last NBA All-Star game, Dirk Nowitzki leaves the door open for a 22nd season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - All-Star Saturday hasn't had much of a Mavericks presence in recent years, but on this night in the Spectrum Center it showcased the two-decade-long face of the franchise, its future and its recently departed.Dirk Nowitzki exited in the first round of the 3-point contest. Luka Doncic fell in the Skills Challenge semifinals, to Trae Young, of all players. And former Maverick-turned-Knick Dennis Smith Jr. lost in the final round of the dunk contest to Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo.Doncic, whose hopes of being added to Sunday's All-Star game apparently were dashed Saturday...
SportsDay Feb 18, 2019
What role could Dirk Nowitzki serve for Mavs once Luka Doncic becomes new face of the franchise?

What role could Dirk Nowitzki serve for Mavs once Luka Doncic becomes new face of the franchise?

One of the duties that falls to your intrepid reporter between bombshells and bombast is the occasional obituary. Call up friends and relatives and piece together a life. Sometimes it's harder than it sounds. Consider an interview recently with a former colleague about a departed friend."When are you going to retire?" he asked, a little too sharply."Is that a question," I replied, "or an accusation?"The reason for bringing this up, as I'm sure you've been wondering, is that Dirk Nowitzki gets no career advice here. The All-Star ovations Sunday certainly seemed like a wonderful send-off....
ClutchPoints Feb 19, 2019
Thunder’s Paul George says Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki was one of his favorite players growing up

Thunder’s Paul George says Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki was one of his favorite players growing up

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Paul George says Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki was one of his favorite players growing up. George got to be teammates with Nowitzki on Sunday at the 2019 All-Star game, and it was a very special moment for George who used to beat his friends in video games back in the day with […] The post Thunder’s Paul George says Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki was one of his favorite players growing up appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 16, 2019
Dirk Nowitzki is in no hurry to make decision on possible retirement

Dirk Nowitzki is in no hurry to make decision on possible retirement

Everyone is pretty much assuming that Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki will retire at the end of this season, with even Mavericks owner Mark Cuban himself recently saying that he feels like this is it for him. However, Nowitzki has not yet made any announcements, and the 40-year-old says that he is not going to […] The post Dirk Nowitzki is in no hurry to make decision on possible retirement appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 18, 2019
Sixers’ Joel Embiid recalls the impact of Mavs icon Dirk Nowitzki on his career

Sixers’ Joel Embiid recalls the impact of Mavs icon Dirk Nowitzki on his career

Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki is a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame and owner of one of the most devastating moves in NBA history. Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers certainly acknowledges this fact. The young Sixers star recently shared the type of impact Nowitzki has had on his career in the NBA: “When I […] The post Sixers’ Joel Embiid recalls the impact of Mavs icon Dirk Nowitzki on his career appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 18, 2019
Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki get commemorative jerseys from Team Giannis and Team LeBron

Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki get commemorative jerseys from Team Giannis and Team LeBron

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and Dallas Mavericks icon Dirk Nowitzki got one last chance to play in the All-Star Game as special additions to the roster, and the NBA made sure they will never forget it. Before the start of the fourth quarter, the two basketball legends were presented with framed commemorative jerseys to […] The post Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki get commemorative jerseys from Team Giannis and Team LeBron appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 17, 2019
Adam Silver explains decision to include Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki as special All-Star additions

Adam Silver explains decision to include Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki as special All-Star additions

Adam Silver thought it made a lot of sense to include Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki in this year’s NBA All-Star Game. The two legends were selected as extra additions to this year’s All-Star lineup considering that they could both be retiring following this season. And while there’s speculation […] The post Adam Silver explains decision to include Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki as special All-Star additions appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 16, 2019
Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki admits he’s not going to be a coach any time soon after his experience in Rising Stars game

Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki admits he’s not going to be a coach any time soon after his experience in Rising Stars game

Dallas Mavericks forward and future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki hasn’t decided yet if he will retire this season, but fans are already wondering what’s next for the Mavs legend. One of the possibilities for Dirk Nowitzki is to become an NBA coach after he decides to call it a career, and he got a […] The post Mavs legend Dirk Nowitzki admits he’s not going to be a coach any time soon after his experience in Rising Stars game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 16, 2019
Mavs rookie Luka Doncic trolls Dirk Nowitzki, says he’s not coach material

Mavs rookie Luka Doncic trolls Dirk Nowitzki, says he’s not coach material

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki was given the special opportunity to coach Team World in the Rising Stars Challenge last night. However, his team lost 161-144 to Team USA. After the game, Mavs rookie sensation and Nowitzki’s teammate Luka Doncic — the front-runner to win Rookie of the Year this season — joked about how […] The post Mavs rookie Luka Doncic trolls Dirk Nowitzki, says he’s not coach material appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay Feb 16, 2019
'Let me jump!' Listen to Luka Doncic's hilarious mic'd up moments during the NBA Rising Stars game

'Let me jump!' Listen to Luka Doncic's hilarious mic'd up moments during the NBA Rising Stars game

Classic Luka.Mavericks fans who watched Friday night's NBA Rising Stars game may have been surprised to see Luka Doncic handle tip-off responsibilities instead of 7-1 Phoenix Suns center DeAndre Ayton. And now, we know how that went down..."Let me jump!" Doncic told Ayton, jokingly. "Nah, I'm kidding -- you're the best."But Ayton, one of Doncic's prime competitors for the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, yielded. It was one of Doncic's funniest antics from the exhibition. Another highlight: Doncic telling World Team assistant coach Dirk Nowitzki that he could dunk like Sacramento Kings forward...
The Smoking Cuban 17 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki the real MVP of All-Star weekend

NBA All-Star weekend is officially over with Team LeBron completing a comeback on Team Giannis Sunday to send us all home. Although many players, including some Dallas Mavericks, were involved Dirk Nowitzki was the MVP of it all. Kyle Kuzma. Jayson Tatum. Joe Harris. Hamidou Diallo. Kevin Durant. What do these five guys have in […] Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki the real MVP of All-Star weekend - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay 10 hours ago
10 games fans should circle on Mavs' remaining schedule: Luka Doncic vs. NBA's best, Dirk's potential last stops

10 games fans should circle on Mavs' remaining schedule: Luka Doncic vs. NBA's best, Dirk's potential last stops

Luka Doncic has burst onto the NBA scene. The Dallas Mavericks made one of the league's biggest trades by acquiring Kristaps Porzingis from the New York Knicks.Dirk Nowitzki did his best to steal the show at the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte.What's left for the rest of 2019? Barring a playoff run, there are only 25 games left in the Mavs' season -- here's 10 fans should keep a particularly close eye on:February 25: at Los Angeles ClippersThe door is still open for Nowitzki to return for a 22nd NBA season, but in case he decides it is time to move on, this will be his final stop in Staples...
SportsDay Feb 17, 2019
Watch: Mavs' Dirk Nowitzki immediately drains 2 rainbow 3-pointers after checking into All-Star Game

Watch: Mavs' Dirk Nowitzki immediately drains 2 rainbow 3-pointers after checking into All-Star Game

When Dirk Nowitzki was named an honorary selection to the NBA All-Star team, it was a nod to his storied 21-year career with the Mavericks. But nobody expected him to bring instant offense off the bench at 40 years old. Upon checking into the game late in the first quarter, Nowitzki immediately drained a pair of deep rainbow 3-pointers reminiscent of his glory days.Nowitzki added a third 3-pointer in the second quarter, giving him nine points in four minutes of play.
ClutchPoints Feb 17, 2019
NBA All-Star video: Charlotte crowd gives Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki warm welcome as he checks in

NBA All-Star video: Charlotte crowd gives Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki warm welcome as he checks in

Dirk Nowitzki has spent all 21 of his years in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks. Despite that, it’s not just Mavs fans that appreciate what the German has done for the League. As he checked into his final All-Star game, the fans showed just how much they love him. The crowd gives Dirk a […] The post NBA All-Star video: Charlotte crowd gives Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki warm welcome as he checks in appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 17, 2019
Video: Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki drills back-to-back triples on first two attempts in NBA All-Star Game

Video: Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki drills back-to-back triples on first two attempts in NBA All-Star Game

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki showed off his range early on in the NBA All-Star Game after being added as a special selection by commissioner Adam Silver. Many are wondering if this is Nowitzki’s final All-Star Game, but he has yet to decide whether he’ll return for another season. Either way, it’s clear that he’s compiled […] The post Video: Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki drills back-to-back triples on first two attempts in NBA All-Star Game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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