Dallas Mavericks: Happy Birthday Dirk Nowitzki
Dirk Nowitzki has officially turned 38 after his 17th year in the league. To celebrate, here are the top 17 moments of Dirk’s incredible career.
The Dallas Mavericks would never have been the Dallas Mavericks if it were not for the fateful day on June 24, 1998 when Don Nelson, former General Manager turned head coach made the move that would change the franchise forever.
Dirk Nowitzki found his way into a Mavs uniform that year and has never faltered in his time here. Today marks his 38th birthday and nearly 18 of those years have been spent in Dallas. Due to it being his birthday and the fact that Dirk Nowitzki has played an entire 17 years for this team, we thought we would reminisce on some of the greatest moments of his career.
Many of these moments will be proud times where we remember exactly where we were or what we were eating when it happened. Others will make us sad in realizing that there may never be a player as great as Dirk to come through Dallas again. But the fact remains that our very own Big German has a spot in all of our hearts.
So, to celebrate his 17 incredible years in the NBA, here are the Top 17 moments, shots, and games in Dirk Nowitzki’s career.