IN A few days, the Mavericks are expected to retire Dirk Nowitzki's jersey number 41 during a home game against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday (Thursday morning, Philippine time).Dallas has pulled out all the stops in honoring an athlete ...
Jan 3, 2022
DIRK Nowitzki played in the NBA for 21 years. Considering the league is 75 years old, his long and storied career has seen a big chunk of NBA history - all of it with just one team: the Dallas Mavericks.It's a ...
Dec 14, 2021
NBA
FOR the NBA's 75th anniversary team, 75 players weren't enough.The league needed 76 instead.The top 75 players in NBA history - and one more because of a tie in the voting - have been revealed, a group that ...
Oct 22, 2021
NBA
MIAMI - Udonis Haslem is officially back with the Miami Heat.Haslem signed another contract - the 10th of his career - with the Heat on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), assuring that he will return for a 19th season with Miami. It is a one- ...
Aug 16, 2021
IF NBA 2K21 had sweaty Zion in one of its first screenshot reveals, NBA 2K22 is now showing off how well it can render in-game stubble in its first official screenshots.Mavs mainstays and game cover stars Luka Doncic (who is ...
Jul 21, 2021
LUKA Doncic spearheads the cover athletes for NBA 2K22 as the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series of the past 20 years celebrates the 75th anniversary of the league."Making the global cover of NBA 2K22 is special ...
Jul 14, 2021
NBA
DALLAS - Mark Cuban is suddenly without a coach and general manager after the Dallas Mavericks were one of the models of stability in the NBA for more than a decade.The owner's next moves figure to be all about superstar ...
Jun 19, 2021
NBA
DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki is joining the Dallas Mavericks as an adviser in the wake of the abrupt departures of general manager Donnie Nelson and coach Rick Carlisle.The franchise leader in nearly every category said on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) he considered ...
Jun 19, 2021
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers had enough answers to withstand Luka Doncic's record-setting debut - especially after his running mate was thrown out of the game.Leonard had 29 points and 12 rebounds, and the Clippers got ...
Aug 18, 2020
NBA
CHRIS Bosh is not hiding his frustration about not being a finalist for this year's enshrinement class for the Basketball Hall of Fame.The former Miami and Toronto forward released a video statement on social media on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila ...
Feb 19, 2020
NBA
DALLAS - Luka Doncic had 30 points and 14 assists with former teammate Dirk Nowitzki watching as a retiree for the first time, and the Dallas Mavericks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers, 143-101, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Nowitzki stayed away for ...
Nov 23, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks now belong to the young European pairing of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, and maybe for as long as German superstar Dirk Nowitzki led the franchise while spending a record 21 seasons with the same team.Since Dallas ...
Oct 16, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - The roots of Donnie Nelson's discovery of Dirk Nowitzki grew from helping make Lithuania relevant on the world basketball stage.The Dallas Mavericks personnel guru is one of the NBA pioneers of European scouting. Nowitzki is retiring after the ...
Jun 15, 2019
ARLINGTON, Texas - Dirk Nowitzki eventually plans on working out again. The recently retired star of the Dallas Mavericks wants to stay in somewhat decent shape.The big German hasn't put a timeline on it - he's assuming several more rounds of ...
Jun 9, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are the Euro stars of the future for the Dallas Mavericks now that Dirk Nowitzki has retired after a record 21 seasons with the same franchise.The rookie sensation from Slovenia and the 7-foot-3 ...
Apr 12, 2019
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-94 on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) in Dirk Nowitzki's final game.Nowitzki finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds ...
Apr 11, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki cried near midcourt when the second quarter was about to resume.The Dallas Mavericks star nearly jumped for joy with a huge smile on his face after a rare dunk prompted thunderous applause from a crowd celebrating the final ...
Apr 10, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 30 points and then announced his retirement in the 40-year-old's final home game, a 120-109 victory for the Dallas Mavericks over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time). ...
Apr 10, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - Delon Wright set career highs with 26 points and 14 assists in his first triple-double after Dirk Nowitzki's first dunk of the season opened the scoring in what could be his second-to-last home game for Dallas, ...
Apr 6, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 13 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins hit the go-ahead bucket in the final minute and the Minnesota Timberwolves turned back a fourth-quarter rally by Dallas for a 110-108 victory over the Mavericks on ...
Apr 4, 2019
NBA
MIAMI - The subplots were obvious: Goran Dragic vs. Luka Doncic for the first time, Dwyane Wade vs. Dirk Nowitzki for the last time.Miami got the better of both.With an estimated 2,000 Slovenian fans in the stands - most if not ...
Mar 29, 2019
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