Dallas Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki gave Jason Kidd unique shooting advice
By Tyler Watts
Dallas Mavericks newest Hall of Famer Jason Kidd shared the memorable advice Dirk Nowitzki gave to him about shooting the basketball.
The Dallas Mavericks had two former players inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in the class of 2018. Point guards Jason Kidd and Steve Nash both became Hall of Famers.
Kidd earned a special distinction as the first Hall of Famer in a Mavericks uniform. You can read more about that here.
Kidd thanked the Mavs and their organization plenty in his Hall of Fame speech which you can see below.
J-Kidd wanted more time
Jason Kidd desired a little more time during his speech to share some fascinating stories. Instead of letting them fade away, he shared them in The Players’ Tribune piece. You can read the full article here.
Shooting tip from Dirk
J-Kidd tells a hilarious and captivating story in the piece about the time he asked Dirk Nowitzki for shooting advice. Now Dirk is a legend and future Hall of Famer himself, so it understandable why Kidd would want to know the secret of one of the all-time great big man shooters. Let’s just say things did not turn out how J-Kidd planned.
The advice involved “breathing through your eyes”. Yes, it is worth the read so check it out in the article.
Former Dallas Mavericks point guard and Hall of Famer Jason Kidd shared a hilarious story about the time he asked Dirk Nowitzki for shooting advice with The Players’ Tribune. Kidd and Dirk were the leaders of the 2011 championship squad and they share a strong bond to this day. It is always exciting to hear stories from legends about a fellow Hall of Famer.
Congratulations to Jason Kidd on his Hall of Fame induction and being the first player in the hall wearing a Mavs uniform.
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