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Mavericks & Sixers To Play 2 NBA Preseason Games In China

NEW YORK (AP) – Dirk Nowitzki’s 21st NBA season will include a trip in China.

His Dallas Mavericks will play a pair of preseason games against the Philadelphia 76ers there, 10 years after Nowitzki played for Germany in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. 120 more words


The Sixers And Mavericks Will Participate In The NBA's Preseason Games In China Next Season

The NBA is heading back to China next year. The league has announced that the NBA China Games will take place during the 2018 preseason, marking the 25th and 26th games the league will play in China dating back to 2004. 248 more words


How an old Dirk Nowitzki poster changed Moe Wagner's life

It should surprise no one that Michigan big man Moe Wagner is signing with an agent and declared for the NBA draft.

The junior forward from Berlin was often an integral key to the Wolverines’ success, but this season and through the NCAA tournament — where Michigan lost in the finals to Villanova — Wagner dominated and proved his ability to take control of a game when his team needed him most. 376 more words


Aging Dirk Nowitzki & Budding Dennis Smith Jr. Want Mavs To Be Relevant Again

DALLAS (AP) – Dirk Nowitzki plans to become the first player to spend all 21 seasons with the same NBA franchise.

Dennis Smith Jr. will be half the German star’s age when the Dallas Mavericks open next season looking to end the first two-year playoff drought in nearly two decades. 737 more words


Dirk Goes For 21

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki revealed that he spent all season dealing with bone spurs in his left ankle that finally resulted in surgery last week. 200 more words


Dirk Nowitzki Announced His Intention To Return To The Mavericks Next Season

It’s been a lost season for the Dallas Mavericks, as the team has struggled all year long and will miss out on the postseason. But if there has been a silver lining, it’s been that the longtime face of the franchise, … 246 more words

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Nowitzki's 20th Season With Mavericks Ends Early

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Dirk Nowitzki’s 20th season is over a few games early after the Dallas Mavericks star had surgery on his left ankle.

Now the question is whether the 7-foot German will play as a 40-year-old after saying he intends to return for a 21st season, all with the Mavericks. 360 more words