Dallas Mavericks: Happy 42nd Birthday Dirk Nowitzki

Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images) /

How to celebrate Dallas Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki’s 42nd birthday

The Dallas Mavericks traded for Dirk Nowitzki on draft night in 1998. He was the ninth overall pick but well exceeded that spot. The Tall Baller from the G would become a legend and all-time great during his 21 seasons with the Mavs.

He gave fans so many unforgettable memories too. Dirk brought Dallas a title in 2011. He led them to the NBA Finals in 2006. Nowitzki won the MVP award and was a 14-time All-Star. He clinched game two of the 2011 finals with a layup in the final moments. Fans can watch the full game here is how. That does not mention the countless fadeaways from the block or game-winners Dirk drilled during his career.

June 19 is Dirk Nowitzki’s birthday. He turns 42 in 2020. The Mavericks wished him the best in the following post.


The legend may have retired, but Mavs fans can still celebrate him by watching games.

Celebrate Dallas Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki’s 42nd birthday by enjoying a few classic games

NBA TV is airing five of Dirk’s best games on his birthday. Fans can see the entire schedule here. The final game begins at 9 p.m. ET. It is the clincher of the 2011 NBA Finals. Supporters know it well. Nowitzki and the Mavs vanquish the Heat featuring LeBron James to take home the title.

Mavericks fans could also send a donation to the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation to celebrate the legend’s special day. The link can be found here. The charity helps children all over the world.

Hopefully, Nowitzki is enjoying his retirement. Fans can bet he will be rooting on the Mavs during the NBA’s restart in Orlando. Expect to see more Dirk at the American Airlines Center next season. The Mavericks should honor him multiple ways in the years ahead too. Nowitzki deserves every second of it.

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