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Vikings draft pick Moritz Boehringer wants to be ‘Dirk Nowitzki of the NFL’

The Minnesota Vikings decided to take a flier in the sixth round on Moritz Boehringer, an athletic receiver prospect from Germany, making him the first ever player drafted out of Europe in league history. Boehringer wasted little time in signing his contract. Excited to be an official member of the @Vikings organization. — Moritz Boehringer (@MoBoehringer...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki: There's no reason for me to go anywhere

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki joined KTCK-AM 1310 and KTCK-FM 96.7 The Ticket to discuss his future with the Dallas Mavericks. Here are some highlights.On the reports he opted out of his contract:Nowitzki: "You know, we had one more year on the contract, but I think this is the right thing to do. We're going to sit with Mark [Cuban] and Donnie [Nelson] obviously over the...
Via SportsDay
2 days ago

Report: Nowitzki to opt out of contract, re-sign with Mavs

Dirk Nowitzki isn’t going to retire just yet, nor will he be leaving the Dallas Mavericks anytime soon. But the 37-year-old said he is going to opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent this summer. “We had one more year on the contract, but I think this is the right thing to do,” Nowitzki said on 1310 The Ticket in Dallas, according to ESPN’s Tim...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki expected to opt out of contract to become a free agent

After getting eliminated by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Dallas Mavericks are looking for ways to improve going into the offseason. Many believe that the Mavericks will be heavily involved with multiple players once free agency starts this summer. Point guard Deron Williams has already made it known that he was opting out of his contract,...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Death with honor for Dallas and Dirk Nowitzki

The people of Dallas can be very proud the day after their Mavericks were eliminated from the NBA playoffs. The Oklahoma City Thunder put an end to the Mavs’ season in Game 5 of the first round on Monday night. It was the result everyone expected, the inevitable conclusion of a series in which one team had two of the 10 best players in the world, the other a ragtag assortment of...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nowitzki has no plans to retire, wants to finish career with Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks don’t have to think about life after Dirk Nowitzki just yet. Speaking with reporters following the Mavericks’ series-ending loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night, Nowitzki made it clear that retirement is far from his mind, per Tim MacMahon of “I signed on for three years a couple years ago. My intention was always to finish this...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook’s block on Dirk Nowitzki was amazing (VIDEO)

Russell Westbrook is one of the NBA’s most athletic players in recent memory. When a six-foot-three point guard manages to block a seven-footer’s shot, that speaks volumes as to how athletic they are. Westbrook rejected Dirk’s dunk attempt during Thursday night’s game, and his timing could not have been more perfect.
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki: Mavs were 'embarrassed' in playoff blowout

The Dallas Mavericks’ postseason opener could not have gone much worse on Saturday night, and the defeat inflicted has left the team licking their wounds. The Mavericks were eviscerated by Oklahoma City, 108-70, in the series opener, and the face of the franchise admitted that he was embarrassed by the performance. “We’ve just got to show pride,” said Dirk Nowitzki, via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nowitzki: Playing 20 seasons sounds 'really, really great'

Reports over the weekend indicated that Dirk Nowitzki intends to opt-in on the final year of his contract with the Dallas Mavericks, meaning the forward will return for the 2016-17 NBA campaign in what will be his 19th season. Comments Nowitzki made on Sunday, however, suggest he might be open to playing one more year beyond next season to round out his NBA career at 20. Nowitzki...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki says he plans to pick up player option for next season

Pull out a celebratory German lager because we may not be seeing the last of hardwood legend Dirk Nowitzki just yet. On Friday, Nowitzki expressed his intention to pick up his player option for next season, saying, “I’ve always wanted to play those three years to the end,” per Tim McMahon of ESPN. Despite being 37 years old now, the Mavs big man is still kicking. With averages...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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