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Dirk Nowitzki
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October 16, 2018 - 12:29 pm
Dirk Nowitzki hasn’t won a playoff series since leading the Dallas Mavericks to their only championship in 2011 and has watched the franchise’s steady slide to depths not seen since he was the fresh-faced rookie out of Europe 20 years ago.
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October 15, 2018 - 1:15 pm
The NBA's 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets over the top, where Dwyane Wade will take his 16th and final lap around the league.
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Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas Mavericks
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October 12, 2018 - 7:24 am
It was the final minute of a preseason game between Philadelphia and Dallas, the 76ers were up by four points with the ball, and thousands of fans were screaming "defense" at the top of their lungs. A common scene, with an uncommon detail: The game was in China. "Fantastic," Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki...
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