20 Apr

Dr. Dirk Nowitzki for Dallas Mavericks

Now when the 2015 NBA playoffs started, it will be of interest to look more into what qualities the remaining teams posseses in form of routine and talent which could be an crucial factor in the race for the NBA title.

One player that i want to start speculating around are no more or less Dallas Maverick’s veteran Dirk Nowitzki which posses impressive 17 succesful NBA seasons and still delivers.

Dirk Nowitzki to sum is an athletimages dirle of class, more of a basketball professor in my eyes and at the same time an icon for NBA.

His background  differs much from other NBA stars when raised in West Germany and recieved global attention at a Nike Hoop Summit Game in San Antonio 1998 when he led his International Junior team to defeat the USAs junior team.

After been selected by Milwaukee of the 1998 NBA Draft he immedially got transfered to Dallas Mavericks  -98 and have been playing for Dallas Mavericks as a powerforward  / center since that.

Dirk Nowitzki or ‘’Dr. Nowitzki’’  totally started  1,157 games until now and are Mavericks’ all-time leader in points, now at 26,786 and his career keeps an average of 22.5 points per game , 8.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and plays average  35.9 minutes per game.

He is one of 3 players in NBA history with a 1,000 + 3-pointers, 1,000+ blocks.



Height: 7-0 ; Weight: 237 lbs.

Born:  June 19, 1978 in Wurzburg, Germany

High School: Rontgen Gymnasium in Wurzburg, Germany

Draft: Milwaukee Bucks, 1st round (9th pick, 9th overall), 1998

NBA Debut: February 5, 1999

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