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  1. Nowitzki, Mavs start chase for elusive playoff series winRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Washington Times

    Dirk Nowitzki goes into his 19th season looking to get Dallas into the top four in the Western Conference because the big German believes that is the easiest way to advance in the playoffs. The Mavericks haven't done that since winning the championship in 2011, which helps explain first-round exits in four of the past five seasons.


  2. Incredible photo of Dirk Nowitzki making Simone Biles look tinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 4 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... the team looks small next to Deron Williams (6-foot-3) and Harrison Barnes (6-foot-8), Biles next to 7-foot Dirk Nowitzki is a sight to see. It's not the first time we've seen Biles side by side with a taller athlete. During the Rio Olympics, she ...


  3. Dallas Mavericks: The Nicolas Brussino Addition is A Good ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 | The Smoking Cuban

    The Dallas Mavericks added a young player from Argentina named Nicolas Brussino. Is this addition a good sign that the Mavs are on the lookout for overseas talent? This summer, during the mad scramble to make additions to the roster, the Dallas Mavericks grabbed a handful of players from all walks of life.


  4. Could a Dirk Nowitzki Led All International Team Beat Team USA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Smoking Cuban

    Apr 23, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka defends during the second quarter in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports With Team USA winning gold once again in the Olympics, what if you could combine all international players in the world into one team.


  5. Photos: Matthew McConaughey, Dirk Nowitzki, and Darth Vader among...Read the original story

    Sep 10, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Former president and CEO of Marvel Comics Stan Lee greets the Texas Rangers mascot, Captain, after throwing out the first pitch before the Texas Rangers take on the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. Todd McFarlane, creator of the comic book series Spawn, joins him on the mound.


  6. NBA teams with most notable, and potentially damaging, salary disparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | CBS Sports

    Economics can be a complex subject, whether macro or micro or voodoo. In professional sports locker rooms, though, math is quite simple: The guy who makes more is the guy who is supposed to be the superior performer.


  7. NBA's 'international' presence on the rise as basketball keeps growing globallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | CBS Sports

    ... as a viable threat to U.S. supremacy, and if the likes of Ginobili, Parker, Gasol (and his brother Marc) and Dirk Nowitzki are all in the latter stages of their careers, is it possible that NBA's international explosion is largely played out? For ...


  8. Rangers reliever Greg Harris is congratulated on his save by Charlie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... last month because she injured her wrist ... while lifting her racquet bag. Turns out, when Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki sprained a tendon in his left ankle last December while stomping his foot to squeeze it into his shoe, he merely became the ...


  9. Harrison Barnes says Mavericks are Nowitzki's team, he has to prove himself to GermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | MSNBC

    Harrison Barnes is the new gun in Dallas - a four years, $94 million contract says so. Dallas is betting the No.


  10. $94 million brings expectations but Harrison Barnes' first priority? Proving himself to Dirk NowitzkiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... come by because the Mavericks, from owner Mark Cuban on down, expect to compete big every season as long as Dirk Nowitzki is around. Barnes was the Mavericks' marquee free-agent acquisition last month. He signed a maximum contract for four years, ...


  11. Boeheim: Championship run for Melo  'unlikely'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Yahoo Sports

    ... Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen were 31, 32 and (about to turn) 33 when they won their first title. Dirk Nowitzki was a week away from turning 33 when he won his first ring. Clyde Drexler was a week away from turning 33 when he won his. ...


  12. Ten amazing things about Kobe Bryant in honor of his 38th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | CBS Sports

    ... he was more of a chucker than Bryant. In nine seasons Kevin Durant has only done it 54 times. Kevin Durant! Dirk Nowitzki only pulled it off 35 times. There are a lot of ways to describe Bryant but "the second-best volume scorer of all time" may be ...


  13. 10 Sports Stars Who Decided to Stay at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... to enjoy the frothy goodness that is Lord Stanley's Cup. The Dallas Mavericks love Dirk Nowitzki, and Dirk Nowitzki loves the Mavericks. He's remained the face of the city's basketball endeavors for 18 seasons now. Sure, there have been times where ...


  14. What to make of lack of playing time for Mavericks F Harrison Barnes at OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... e. I can see him maintaining his Olympic level in Dallas. That's certainly what Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson and Dirk Nowitzki are banking on.


  15. Team USA's arrogant Boomers sledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Mercury

    Olympics: From the 2nd quarter on the gold medal match between the USA and Serbia was more a procession than heated final, while bizarre scenes unfold in the wrestling with two coaches stripping in protest. WHEN Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski were put in charge of Team USA basketball following the disastrous 2004 Olympics, the two men were tasked with changing the entire culture of the program.


  16. Image link to Final stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | NBA.com

    ... . They were not the first international players to play in the NBA, and you could certainly make a case that Dirk Nowitzki is the best player outside the United States to ever play in the league. But the global impact those three players had on ...


  17. San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker leaves Olympics empty handedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Isportsweb.com

    San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker and France is eliminated from the Olympics. Parker and France leave the Olympics empty handed.


  18. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | BleacherReport

    These Olympics have been awesome for cementing the legendary status of its greatest stars, and just like Michael Phelps didn't disappoint, Bolt has been awesome. His latest feat was dominating the 200 meters.


  19. Vintage KD emerges just in time for Team USARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Yahoo Sports

    Kevin Durant has long had a knack for doing inconceivable things on the basketball court, given the skill, dexterity and shooting range he possesses despite being a near 7-footer masquerading as an alleged 6-9 small forward. Durant's ability to score in a myriad of ways has separated him from the rest and he only needed roughly seven seconds in Team USA's 105-78 victory over Argentina to remind everyone of his unparalleled arsenal.


  20. NBA Expansion: 5 Cities That Make Sense For The Cleveland CavaliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | King James Gospel

    ... appeal because of international fans wanting to support players from their country, such as Yao Ming , Dirk Nowitzki and Pau Gasol . Key NBA officials have already tapped into social media in a large way, something the NFL has not, including ...