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FILE- In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, of Germany, celebrates sinking a three-point basket early in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Dallas. A person with knowledge of the agreement says the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki have agreed on a two-year, $10 million deal that assures a 20th season for the star forward. The second year of the contract carries a team option, the person told The Associated Press, Thursday, July 6, 2017, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the deal. The 39-year-old Nowitzki is set to join Kobe Bryant of the Lakers as the only players to spend 20 seasons with one franchise. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

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14. Dirk Nowitzki was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks and then traded to Dallas, he would go on to appear in 13 All-Star games and make the All-NBA team 12 times. In 2007, he won the MVP of the league and holds the record for most points by a foreign-born player. Nowitzki ’s earnings total $120 million and counting.

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki of Germany pauses as he responds to a question during a news conference after their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Dallas, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Nowitzki surpassed the 30,000 career points mark in the 122-111 Mavericks win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany celebrates sinking a three-point basket early in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Dallas, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Nowitzki reached his 30,000th career point int he first half of the game. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki shoots over Detroit Pistons forward Jon Leuer during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Detroit Pistons guard Ish Smith makes a layup defended by Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) drives against San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Dallas. Nowitzki talks and acts like he's under contract with the Mavericks even when he's not. So while the signing of his fifth and possibly final deal with Dallas is a foregone conclusion early next month, the shape of things around the 36-year-old is the biggest question starting with the NBA draft Thursday night, June 26. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) drives against San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Dallas. Nowitzki talks and acts like he's under contract with the Mavericks even when he's not. So while the signing of his fifth and possibly final deal with Dallas is a foregone conclusion early next month, the shape of things around the 36-year-old is the biggest question starting with the NBA draft Thursday night, June 26. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, left, of Germany, and Dallas Mavericks' DeJuan Blair, right, wait to enter the game after a time out during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (2) is pressured by Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, during the first half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, celebrates with fans after a 113-111 win over the San Antonio Spurs in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series on Friday, May 2, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, looks for a shooting opportunity against San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) in the first half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series on Friday, May 2, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)