Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki was celebrated during his final home game on April 9. Here is a look at the tribute videos the team played for him.
Dallas Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki had a celebration game on April 9 which turned into a retirement game. The organization wanted to honor the star for his 21 seasons in Dallas. Dirk was also being celebrated for being one of the best players in NBA history.
Everyone was honoring him too. The people who worked behind the scenes, his teammates, coaches, fans, and media were all paying tribute to the legend. That is not something that always happens. It is a testament to the special person that Dirk Nowitzki is both on and off the basketball court.
The game saw Dirk score 30 points in a 120-109 Mavs victory to send the legend out in style. Nowitzki threw down a monster dunk in the third quarter that almost tore the roof off the American Airlines Center. He also surpassed Michael Jordan to become the oldest player to ever score 30 points in a game. Dirk had a throwback performance on the night everyone was honoring him.
It was an outstanding night for the Mavs GOAT. Nowitzki created a few more lasting memories for Mavericks supporters. Fans can relive Dirk’s on-court performance from his final home game here.
The night also featured plenty of tributes to Dirk Nowitzki. Here is a look at each one courtesy of the Dallas Mavericks official YouTube page.
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