Kobe Bryant considers the public pressure for longtime players of a specific team to take less money, as Dirk Nowitzki has done with the Dallas Mavericks, as a "big coup" for NBA owners.
"It's the popular thing to do," Bryant said. "The player takes less, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I think it's a big coup for the owners to put players in situations where public perception puts...
Monta Ellis, Dallas Mavericks
The Dallas Mavericks continue to steam roll notching a 9-3 season record after a dominant offensive performance by Monta Ellis. Despite the Washington Wizards success to protect home court this season, the Mavericks managed to embezzle a 3-point win 105-102. Ellis brought the his game from start to finish, scoring (6-of-7 from the field) for 18 first...
With his Dallas Mavericks locked in a tight fourth quarter, Dirk Nowitzki twisted his left ankle by accidentally stepping on an opponent's foot, then fell to the court.
Moments later, Nowitzki was limping off to the locker room to get his ankle taped.
And minutes after that, he was back in the game, delivering a key basket.
Nowitzki's 3-pointer with 80 seconds left sealed...
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Dallas Mavericks – Where does Dirk Nowitzki rank all-time?
By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff…
A couple of nights ago, Dirk Nowitzki scored a jumper from the top of the key. The shot wasn’t anything out of the norm; the German power forward had made plenty of these shots in his 17 year career.
Except this was the...
Dirk Nowitzki moved past Hakeem Olajuwon for 9th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list on Tuesday night. Nowitzki, who has now scored 26,953 points in his career, has completely mastered the art of the step-back jumper. Some would say the step-back is Dirk’s signature move. The NBA legend that he surpassed on Tuesday also had...Read More
DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki is now the highest-scoring NBA player born outside the United States.
The Dallas star passed Hakeem Olajuwon for ninth place on the all-time scoring list in Tuesday night’s game against Sacramento.
The 7-foot German hit a jumper just inside the 3-point line to get to 26,947 points, one ahead of the Nigerian-born former star of the Houston Rockets...
Dallas Mavericks all star Dirk Nowitzki got to 26,947 career points on a jump shot to pass hall of famer Hakeem Olajuwon for 9th place on the all-time NBA scoring list in Tuesday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. This makes Nowitzki the top scoring non-American in NBA history.
The Mavericks helped their superstar celebrate with a 106-98 victory over the Kings. Elvin Hayes...
Tonight the Dallas Mavericks look to continue their home win streak against the Sacramento Kings in Dallas. It is the second-longest streak in the NBA.
The Kings have not won a regular season game in Dallas since Feb 7, 2003 when Peja Stojakovic had 36 points.
The Kings are off to there best start and Dallas has did has made some good roster changes to have a championship...
Dirk Nowitzki took a huge pay cut over the offseason to help the Dallas Mavericks afford other good players, and Chandler Parsons was the beneficiary. Dirk, who is certain to be a Hall of Famer, signed for $25 million over three years even though he easily could have earned around double that on the open...Read More
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Dirk Nowitzki has made a ton of money during his NBA career, so when the Dallas Mavericks approached him about taking a pay cut so the team could afford to be player in the free agency market, he obliged. The German superstar signed a three-year, $25 million deal with the Mavs, which turns out to...Read More
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