Mavericks: Dirk Nowitzki discusses 41.21.1 on the anniversary
Dallas Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki joined Mark Followill to discuss his retirement on the anniversary of 41.21.1. Find out more here.
The Dallas Mavericks put on a show on April 9, 2019, for Dirk Nowitzki. It was a night honoring the legend, and Dirk deserved every second of it. There were tributes, all-time greats honoring Nowitzki, and just a night full of emotion. The energy in the American Airlines Center was incredible.
Mavericks fans know Dirk Nowitzki announced his retirement on the floor after the contest. It was his final game in Dallas. Nowitzki dropped 30 points to put fitting cap on a 21-year career where he only donned a Mavs jersey.
Today is the one-year anniversary of that night. Fox Sports Southwest is re-airing the game, the postgame ceremony, and a documentary about Dirk. The Mavericks Twitter has honored the legend by posting pictures, videos, and even sales in their shop to celebrate the occasion.
Nowitzki also joined Mark Followill for a three-part interview. Part one can be seen here. Part two and part three are at these links.
Dirk on 41.21.1
Dirk Nowitzki discusses the special night at length. He starts from putting on his suit at his home all the way through the postgame ceremony. His thoughts alone make all three parts must-listen for all Dallas Mavericks fans.
Nowitzki on retirement
In part three, he goes into detail about why he has stayed away from the Mavs this season. Dirk also says it will not last long.
The Mavericks GOAT also discusses having a street named after him, the year since his announcement, and more. As always, Nowitzki makes you laugh while been insightful and intelligent. Please take a listen.
It is comforting to know Dirk will be around more going forward. It has been odd not seeing him on the court this season. The legend gave so much, and in many ways is the Dallas Mavericks. Keep enjoying retirement Dirty.
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