Dallas Mavericks: Top 5 sidekicks of Dirk Nowitzki’s career

By Chad Sanchez
Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) /
1 of 8
Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki
Dallas Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki’s top five sidekicks

Dallas Mavericks fans will always love Dirk Nowitzki. He played his entire 21-year career in Dallas. That is a massive milestone only Nowitzki has accomplished. In his time as a Maverick, he’s played with a plethora of teammates. To be exact, 203 in total.

Those 203 players were all over the spectrum. There were plenty of All-Stars. Dirk even played with a few superstars. Some found their most success with other teams. A few teammates left only to come back to play with Dirk. There have been good and bad teammates. Some stayed longer than others. The one constant was coming to Dallas to play with Nowitzki and wanting to help the big German succeed.

Thinking back on the 21 years, there are plenty of players that come to mind. Players like Deron Williams, Vince Carter, and Harrison Barnes came to Dallas for solid stints with the Mavs next to Nowitzki. There were more than a few players Mavericks fans would love to forget too. That never stopped the Mavs from trying to acquire talent to put around their GOAT.

10 players you forgot where Mavericks. Read

Dirk Nowitzki’s best sidekicks with the Dallas Mavericks

Throughout his entire career, analysts and fans always talked about how Dirk needed a sidekick to help get him to through tough times. It was essentially a good number two that helped Nowitzki win Dallas’ lone championship back in 2011.

Here is a look at the top five sidekicks that Dirk Nowitzki played with during his 21-year career with the Dallas Mavericks.

Next: Honorable mentions pt. 1