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Topic - Dirk Nowitzki
While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run of excellence.
Dirk Nowitzki has the spring back in his pogo stick of a jump shot.
Monta Ellis had just missed a jumper that could have lifted Dallas out of a matchup with top-seeded San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs.
Monta Ellis came to Dallas because he wanted to pair up with Dirk Nowitzki and see what kind of scoring tag team they could be.
Patty Mills is a shooter no matter when he goes into the game.
When Dirk Nowitzki was shipped to Dallas in a surprise trade before his rookie season, it seemed like a major gamble for a franchise that had endured a stretch of several rough seasons.
With go-to scorer Dirk Nowitzki having an off night, the Dallas Mavericks relied on other offensive options to hold off the Sacramento Kings.
On the night Dirk Nowitzki overtook Dominique Wilkins on the career scoring list, Brandan Wright was a human highlight film all by himself.
The Mavericks built a 12-point lead with 2:50 to play, gave away all but two points of it, and still managed to hang on.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have seven games to avoid landing in the lottery for a second year in a row after 12 straight seasons in the playoffs.
Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for a couple of clutch jumpers, and Jermaine O'Neal stepped up on both sides of the floor.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks can't seem to turn comfortable leads into easy wins, even with their playoff fate on the line against teams going nowhere.
The Los Angeles Clippers have not tired of inflicting fourth-quarter pain on the Dallas Mavericks.
Dirk Nowitzki was frustrated by his poor shooting performance in Dallas' previous game. That disappointment, plus a little help from an old friend, turned into another big performance by the veteran forward.
The Brooklyn Nets waited until they got to the locker room to dump ice water on coach Jason Kidd after his victorious return to Dallas.
"Those little adjustments with coach Pop and Carlisle, those in-between games, trying to adjust something," Nowitzki said. "It's just a fun time."
"If I didn't like to compete still, I might as well go home," Nowitzki said. "That's why I'm still playing, because I love to be out there trying to help my team win games. Yeah, it's going to be a great challenge, but also a fun one. We've got to make it fun."