Dallas Mavericks Basketball Schedule, News, Tickets, Scores, Players, Blogs, Videos, Links and More
More Fan Site Teams:

Dirk Nowitzki never said he was retiring but hes getting a farewell tour anyway

Dirk Nowitzki never said he was retiring but hes getting a farewell tour anyway
Published On: Wed, Mar 06
Apr 23, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) is introduced before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Adam Silver thought it was obvious. Forty-year-oldA Dirk NowitzkiA is playing his 21st NBA season for theA Dallas Mavericks, and he has looked like someone whoa€™s spent two decades playing this rigorous sport. Ita€™s the reason why the NBA commissioner made bothA NowitzkiA andA Dwyane Wadespecial roster additions to the 2019A NBA All-Star Game.

Wade has already announced that hea€™d retire after the season, and Silver figuredA NowitzkiA would join him.

a€œI saw him painfully running up and down the court,a€ Silver said of Nowitzki during All-Star Weekend, a€œand I think it was clear that this was going to be his last season.a€

Before the 2015-16 season,A Nowitzki said he wanted no partA of a farewell tour of any kind, that announcing his retirement a year prior was a€œthe worst thing that he could think about.a€ Now, in the middle of the going-away party he never asked for, Nowitzki is leaving the door open for one more year.

a€œIa€™d love to be there for the young guys one more year, but I think it depends on how the body feels,a€ he said,A via ESPNa€™s Tim McMahon. a€œIa€™ve had some issues, obviously, this year. ... But like I said, I am feeling better. I am feeling a little stronger.

Read the complete news article here...


More Featured News

Dirk Nowitzki moves ahead of Wilt Chamberlain on all-time scoring list
Published On: Tue, Mar 19
Dirk NowitzkiA is already a giant in the history of the NBA.But just in case you needed another clear-cut marker to illustrate his legacy, the 41-year-oldA Dallas Mavericks legendA ...
Report: Mavs planning a unique position for Dirk Nowitzki once he retires
Published On: Mon, Mar 18
WhileA Dirk NowitzkiA has not formally made any announcements, it is widely expected that theA Dallas MavericksA legend will retire from the game of basketball at the end of the sea...
After trading Dennis Smith Jr., Jalen Brunson's last 10 games have made the Mavs' front office look really smart
Published On: Sat, Mar 16
When the Mavericks traded Dennis Smith Jr. to the Knicks on Jan. 31, fans figured that the good news, along with getting Kristaps Porzingis in the deal, was that Smith's replacement...
Luka Doncic Won't Play vs. Cavaliers with Knee Injury Diagnosed as Contusion
Published On: Sat, Mar 16
Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic will miss Saturday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a knee contusion, according to Bobby Karalla of the team's official website.A Whil...
Report: Kristaps Porzingis camp denies he doesnt want to play with Kevin Durant
Published On: Fri, Mar 15
Kristaps PorzingisA reportedlyA wasna€™t enthusiasticA about playing withA Kevin Durant, the Knicksa€™ clear top target in free agency. Maybe that had something to do with New YorkA...
Porzingis felt 'fluid' in 1st 5-on-5 practice since tearing ACL
Published On: Fri, Mar 15
Kristaps Porzingis took part in his first full five-on-five practice Wednesday, exactly 13 months after undergoing surgery on his left ACL.The Dallas Mavericks big man was understan...
Kristaps Porzingis takes subtle shot at Knicks amid milestone
Published On: Thu, Mar 14
Kristaps Porzingis is back on the court in full form.Still reveling in the culture the Knicks never afforded him, Porzingis on Wednesday took part in his first full practice in over...
Kristaps Porzingis to compete in Mavericks practice without restrictions tomorrow
Published On: Wed, Mar 13
Speaking to Caron Butler of TNTa€™s Players Only broadcast crew during the second quarter of theA MavericksA tilt with theA Spurs,A Kristaps PorzingisA revealed that he would compet...
Is Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic playing too many minutes?
Published On: Wed, Mar 13
Luka Doncic seemed to be a lock for rookie of the year at the All-Star break, but his airtightA case is taking on water as illustrated by a lackluster game Tuesday in a 112-105 loss...
Rick Carlisle, Mavericks Reportedly Agree to Contract Extension Through 2023
Published On: Wed, Mar 13
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, who led the franchise to its only NBA championship in 2011, has reportedly agreed on a contract restructuring that extends his current dea...
Jerseys Hats Shirts Sweatshirts

Name Pos
David Lee PF
John Jenkins SG
Jeremy Evans SF
Deron Williams PG
Dirk Nowitzki PF
Devin Harris PG
Wesley Matthews SG
Dwight Powell PF
J.J. Barea PG
Chandler Parsons SF
See All Players