Dallas Mavericks star, Kristaps Porzingis, is looking to make his debut in less than a month. Now that Dirk is retired, Porzingis has some big shoes to fill. After a year of waiting, we will finally see Porzingis take the court.
Kristaps Porzingis was sent over to the Dallas Mavericks in a blockbuster trade last season. Fans were extremely excited to land the Unicorn, but due to ACL surgery, would have to wait until they could see him in action. After much anticipation, Porzingis is finally ready to make his Mavericks debut in late October.
KP has proven to be a unique player in his time with New York. Now that he is a Mav, the hope is that he improves and helps carry the team to the playoffs this season with co-superstar, Luka Doncic. Together, they could become one of the leagues top duos.
While fans were wishing for a season with the dream team of Porzingis, Luka and Dirk, last season was Dirk’s last. However, that means Porzingis could continue the legacy that Dirk has left behind.
What Dirk meant to the team over the past 21 seasons was extremely important. Throughout his career he had many memorable moments, and even brought the team it’s first championship in 2011.Now that Dirk is moving into a different role in his career, Kristaps should work with Dirk to improve his overall game.
There are many things Dirk could teach Kristaps besides play on the court. Here are five things that Kristaps can learn from Dirk Nowitzki.