The Dallas Mavericks performed a rarity in professional sports when they made the seamless transition from one superstar to another. Mavs GOAT Dirk Nowitzki shared the court with current superstar Luka Doncic for one season. It was Nowitzki’s farewell tour, and Doncic’s rookie season. The legend and the future all-time great built a special bond in their one year together on the court.
Fans dream about having Luka paired with a peak Dirk. Doncic’s ability to handle the ball and make plays sharing the floor with Nowitzki’s shooting and scoring ability is a wild thought. They would have been an unstoppable duo that would have handed out headaches to every team in the league.
Dirk thinks about it too. He was asked about playing with Luka in a recent interview and touches on what it would have been like for the two to play together in their primes. Get the latest below.
Dallas Mavericks GOAT Dirk Nowitzki wishes he played with Luka Doncic longer
Nowitzki was asked about his desire to play with Luka for more than one season. Hear the Mavericks GOAT’s response below.
Mavs fans wish they got a few more seasons of Dirk and Doncic too, but they are thankful for their one year sharing the floor. The two superstars share a special connection. Luka has talked on numerous occasions about his relationship with Nowitzki. The 22-year-old used the Mavericks GOAT’s signature shot plenty this season as well.
Fans are hoping Luka Doncic plays his entire NBA career with the Dallas Mavericks as Dirk Nowitzki did. To make it a reality, the roster around him must improve starting this offseason. The front office has a ton of work to do this summer. The Mavs must find the right pieces to jump into title contention. Stay tuned to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest.