Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki took SLAM’s quiz on his NBA career during the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Fans can see the video and results here.
The Dallas Mavericks began training camp without Dirk Nowitzki for the first time since 1998 on Oct. 1. He hung up the shoes at the end of the 2018-2019 season. The team is back practicing while Dirk is enjoying his retirement.
The Mavericks will have to create a new identity this season. Stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis will be key in its development. Dallas cannot reach their goal of making the playoffs without one.
Nowitzki has been talked about plenty during the first few days of training camp. Coach Carlisle had this to say about Dirk on Media Day courtesy of Dwain Price.
Dirk takes the “Dirk Quiz”
SLAM caught up with Dirk Nowitzki at the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The legend was there as an ambassador. They gave him a quiz on his playing career which fans can watch here.
Dirk shows off his strong recall in the clip. He played in 1,522 career NBA games. Remember them in that detail is quite impressive. Not a bad showing from Nowitzki on the quiz about him.
The Mavericks GOAT will be honored plenty this season. He has a logo on the court for every home game. The team has plans to celebrate him in other ways too. Fans should be excited about that.
Dirk Nowitzki will attend some home games this season. Expect the crowd to be in a frenzy to see the icon. His contributions to the franchise and the city are unbelievable. Hopefully, Nowitzki is enjoying his retirement, and his body heals up.
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