Dallas-Mavs.com Forums

Go Back   Dallas-Mavs.com Forums > Mavs / NBA > General Mavs Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-19-2019, 01:57 PM   #5121
dirt_dobber
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 2,657
dirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant futuredirt_dobber has a brilliant future
Default

Dirk Nowitzki@swish41
Not that it bothers me cuz I heard it too many times but is it cool for parents to point at me and tell their kids: look how tall he is???? Can I run around pointing at people telling them how small they are?? Smh
https://twitter.com/swish41/status/1097882310085615616

And Luka posted a bunch of laughing emoji
dirt_dobber is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-19-2019, 06:33 PM   #5122
Me.B
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 365
Me.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to all
Default

For those who have never seen a picture of Dirk and his family here they are. I’m guessing one Dirk’s sons should be ready to be drafted by the Mavs right about the time Luka is retiring.

Me.B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2019, 09:57 AM   #5123
Murphy3
Guru
 
Murphy3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: sport
Posts: 39,109
Murphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

A better shot of Dirk's kids:
https://www.bing.com/images/search?v...30439895993006
Murphy3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2019, 02:54 PM   #5124
Me.B
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 365
Me.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to all
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Murphy3 View Post


Hahaha
Me.B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2019, 06:28 PM   #5125
BPo001
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,887
BPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant future
Default

Dwain Price: Carlisle on Dirk’s All-Star game output: “Sensational. The best 90 seconds of basketball I’ve ever seen. Honest to God. It was great. It was just great. It sums up his career. Just perfection. The perfection of the jump shot. It was great. He got in. He got out. See you later.”
BPo001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2019, 01:32 PM   #5126
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

@SaadYousuf126: Dirk-Wilt math (end of 2/23, now both games of back-to-backs are in play)

—92 points away
—23 games left
—Needs to average exactly 4 points per game to hit 92 in the season finale
—Averaging 5.4 ppg in February, averaged 4.4 ppg in January

It's looking like it can really happen
__________________
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2019, 03:33 PM   #5127
BPo001
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,887
BPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant futureBPo001 has a brilliant future
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Underdog View Post
@SaadYousuf126: Dirk-Wilt math (end of 2/23, now both games of back-to-backs are in play)

—92 points away
—23 games left
—Needs to average exactly 4 points per game to hit 92 in the season finale
—Averaging 5.4 ppg in February, averaged 4.4 ppg in January

It's looking like it can really happen
As long as he stays healthy he’s got it. He’s been shooting more lately, and he looks like he’s moving around better. Maybe he gives it one more ride next year if he doesn’t have any issues going into the offseason and he can just focus on being ready to go and not rehabbing.
BPo001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2019, 10:16 AM   #5128
turin
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2,155
turin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to behold
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BPo001 View Post
As long as he stays healthy he’s got it. He’s been shooting more lately, and he looks like he’s moving around better. Maybe he gives it one more ride next year if he doesn’t have any issues going into the offseason and he can just focus on being ready to go and not rehabbing.
I've got a feeling that this is it for Dirk, but I do think he could play another year physically. However, I think he's really looking forward to more time at home with his family. His kids are still very young, and those years pass too quickly. He wants to spend time with them and travel and make some memories. Kudos to him. I wish him all the best either way.
turin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2019, 11:59 PM   #5129
sefant77
Guru
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Brasil
Posts: 13,578
sefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Damn, looks like Dirk really wanna come back for the young players, the transition...and yeah probably smelling playoff air again.

I think it would be really good for the transition period...Luka, first real year of KP...Harris maybe gone, Barea maybe out until ASG...

https://twitter.com/espn_macmahon/st...80406902493185
sefant77 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2019, 09:27 AM   #5130
Murphy3
Guru
 
Murphy3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: sport
Posts: 39,109
Murphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

If Dirk starts shooting the ball better.... I can see him coming back especially now that he's feeling better.
Murphy3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2019, 02:30 PM   #5131
NeedlesKane
Golden Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 1,522
NeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to behold
Default

There's no way that Dirk is retiring now that Witten is back with the Cowboys! I realize that Witten is younger, but his comments probably reflect how Dirk feels about the game he plays. Neither one is ready to leave quite yet.

We all know that Dirk wants one more trip to the playoffs, and if they make it past the first round that'll be something they haven't done since their championship season. That'll be a wonderful way for him to retire and mean much more to him than anything else.
__________________
NeedlesKane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2019, 07:43 PM   #5132
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Dirk Nowitzki Should Play Another Season And Make It Awkward
https://deadspin.com/dirk-nowitzki-s...-aw-1832902028
__________________
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2019, 08:06 PM   #5133
NeedlesKane
Golden Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 1,522
NeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to behold
Default

Honestly, the way Wade is playing right now... I don't feel like he should retire either.
__________________
NeedlesKane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2019, 09:59 PM   #5134
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Starting again, Dirk still pondering one more year
http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/2...-one-more-year
Quote:
Porzingis, who considered Nowitzki an idol while a kid, has quietly lobbied the 14-time All-Star to come back next season so they can play together. It's a consideration for Nowitzki, but his focus now is on the daily grind required to give himself a chance to finish this season on a high note.
__________________

Last edited by Underdog; 03-01-2019 at 10:00 PM.
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2019, 10:37 PM   #5135
MFFL
Guru
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Where nerds gather
Posts: 11,594
MFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Underdog View Post
Starting again, Dirk still pondering one more year
http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/2...-one-more-year
It would really be bad for Dirk next year. EVERYWHERE would be having Dirk tributes every game

I think that would annoy him more than physically getting ready for the season
MFFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2019, 10:55 PM   #5136
Me.B
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 365
Me.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to allMe.B is a name known to all
Default

I absolutely think he comes back for 1 more year. I think he’s really interested in playing with Luka and KP.
Me.B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2019, 09:37 PM   #5137
Triple D
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 2
Triple D has a spectacular aura aboutTriple D has a spectacular aura about
Default

Hi, I haven't posted since I signed up.

There are no words to express how happy I am for knowing Dirk is considering a 22th season. I am truly happy.

I'm from Portugal and I've tried to arrange a trip to Dallas for this season, I want to see a Mavs game with Nowitzki before he retires but I couldn't do it this year. I also want to put some flowers on my favorite guitar player, Dimebag Darrell, and his brother's resting place.

But it's not easy when you live across the ocean, 6 time zones away. So yeah I'm thrilled to hear these news.
Triple D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2019, 12:33 AM   #5138
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

@tim_cato: dirk on the road crowd tributes to him: “if i come back, we’ll do it all over again.”
__________________
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2019, 09:29 AM   #5139
turin
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2,155
turin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to beholdturin is a splendid one to behold
Default

Dirk is iconic enough to warrant an encore performance imo. Bring on another year big guy!
turin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2019, 11:26 PM   #5140
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Good defense on that shot... But Dirk doesn't respect good defense.


@MikeLeslieWFAA: The extreme slow-mo of Dirk's bucket to move past Wilt is epic. https://twitter.com/MikeLeslieWFAA/s...22723504525312


@MikeLeslieWFAA: Dirk Nowitzki on changing the game for 7-footers, with the jump shot being his primary weapon: "I think I came in at the right time, where the game was changing a little bit."

He's too humble to acknowledge the obvious -- the game changed *because* of him.


@BricePaterik: Dirk was asked if his kids were old enough to understand what he’s accomplishing.

He said they’re not quite old enough and that their favorite players are Maxi, Dwight and Salah because they dunk a lot.

@BricePaterik: When they say that dirk shows them his old highlights so they can see that he could dunk.

Someone asked if his kids wonder why those highlights aren’t in HD.


@MicahAdams13: Wilt dropped 43 in his NBA debut and won MVP as a rookie.

Dirk went 0-5 in his NBA debut and averaged 8 PPG as a rookie.

Dirk now has more career points.

He’s a great example of never giving up on players too early. Nobody’s story is even close to written after one season.
__________________

Last edited by Underdog; 03-18-2019 at 11:51 PM.
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2019, 11:35 PM   #5141
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

872 points away from Jordan... I wonder if Dirk could catch him if he comes back another season? He scored 927 last season, so it's not impossible -- especially if he keeps adding to this season's total.
__________________

Last edited by Underdog; 03-18-2019 at 11:35 PM.
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2019, 12:25 AM   #5142
NeedlesKane
Golden Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 1,522
NeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to beholdNeedlesKane is a splendid one to behold
Default

Not 868 from tying him?
__________________
NeedlesKane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2019, 12:51 AM   #5143
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NeedlesKane View Post
Not 868 from tying him?
My bad, I was calculating from the moment Dirk passed Wilt, did not account for the other 4 points he scored tonight... Still, passing Jordan would be pretty special.
__________________
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2019, 09:05 AM   #5144
MFFL
Guru
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Where nerds gather
Posts: 11,594
MFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond reputeMFFL has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Underdog View Post
872 points away from Jordan... I wonder if Dirk could catch him if he comes back another season? He scored 927 last season, so it's not impossible -- especially if he keeps adding to this season's total.
It would be difficult especially considering that the team would be contending for a playoff spot and since we are adding another big (Porzingis) or two (???). Dirk would be in the 10-12 minute per game range
MFFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2019, 12:48 PM   #5145
Dnowit41
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Big D
Posts: 554
Dnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to allDnowit41 is a name known to all
Default

I've lived in Dallas since 1997. When Dirk was younger, every blue moon I'd hear from somebody they saw him out at a club or a bar having a good time, usually with Steve Nash. Not a lot, just every so often. I never heard about Dirk being a jerk or anything to anyone. He just liked to get his party on when he was younger. Then about the time the Mavs made the Finals in '06 & lost, you really didn't hear much good about Dirk in the media. I think Dirk was still a great guy, but it was obvious that he became more secluded, more private & definitely focused on bringing home a title. Plus, the media & fans were very frustrated with Dirk & the Mavs at that time. From '06 to '11, you would start to hear respect for Dirk. Definite respect for his loyalty to the franchise. Respect for him as a great player, still questions about could he lead a team to a title... and then they won!! That's really when the love affair with Dirk & Dallas began. It's a little sad to me from the standpoint that Dirk is & always has been a great human being and that it would take a title for people to really talk about what a great person he was so much. Still, things couldn't have worked out better. I've lived in Dallas for over 20 years, the entire time Dirk has been here & I've never heard anything but the absolute best from anyone whose ever told me they had an interaction with him. I listen to a local Sportsradio station, and they talk about him in glowing reviews & they're honest. If Dirk were an asshole, they'd say so in not so many words, but they always talk about what a great dude he is, just down-to-earth, just a guy, who's just a guy, just an average dude who happens to be anything but average on the basketball court. I think Dirk is maybe one of the greatest people to ever play professional sports, and it's just a bonus that he happens to be one of the best hoopers to ever do it. #41 #MFFL
__________________


A clear night in big D. Thousands of fans ready...anxiously awaiting his arrival.
The signal high in the Dallas sky calls for one person, and one person alone.........#41
Dnowit41 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2019, 01:29 PM   #5146
Murphy3
Guru
 
Murphy3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: sport
Posts: 39,109
Murphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond reputeMurphy3 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dnowit41 View Post
I've lived in Dallas since 1997. When Dirk was younger, every blue moon I'd hear from somebody they saw him out at a club or a bar having a good time, usually with Steve Nash. Not a lot, just every so often. I never heard about Dirk being a jerk or anything to anyone. He just liked to get his party on when he was younger. Then about the time the Mavs made the Finals in '06 & lost, you really didn't hear much good about Dirk in the media. I think Dirk was still a great guy, but it was obvious that he became more secluded, more private & definitely focused on bringing home a title. Plus, the media & fans were very frustrated with Dirk & the Mavs at that time. From '06 to '11, you would start to hear respect for Dirk. Definite respect for his loyalty to the franchise. Respect for him as a great player, still questions about could he lead a team to a title... and then they won!! That's really when the love affair with Dirk & Dallas began. It's a little sad to me from the standpoint that Dirk is & always has been a great human being and that it would take a title for people to really talk about what a great person he was so much. Still, things couldn't have worked out better. I've lived in Dallas for over 20 years, the entire time Dirk has been here & I've never heard anything but the absolute best from anyone whose ever told me they had an interaction with him. I listen to a local Sportsradio station, and they talk about him in glowing reviews & they're honest. If Dirk were an asshole, they'd say so in not so many words, but they always talk about what a great dude he is, just down-to-earth, just a guy, who's just a guy, just an average dude who happens to be anything but average on the basketball court. I think Dirk is maybe one of the greatest people to ever play professional sports, and it's just a bonus that he happens to be one of the best hoopers to ever do it. #41 #MFFL
Two things changed dirk a bit..obviously, you hit on one.... the loss in the finals. But then the incident with his girlfriend/fiancée.... I think that took quite a bit out of him as well. He was a bit more secluded after that. I also think she had driven a bit of a wedge between dirk and some of his friends. I'm sure that after 2006 and then the loss to the Nuggets in the playoffs (which coincided with the arrest of his girlfriend/fiancée)..that was the low point for Dirk... a long low point that he managed to dig himself out of and which culminated with the championship in 2011.
Murphy3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2019, 01:36 PM   #5147
sefant77
Guru
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Brasil
Posts: 13,578
sefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond reputesefant77 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Well, it definately helped that he met Jessica so soon after that whole mess. The fiancee got arrested in may 2009 and in February 2010 he met Jessica at a charity event
sefant77 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2019, 08:13 PM   #5148
Underdog
Moderator
 
Underdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Jun 2011
Posts: 34,345
Underdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond reputeUnderdog has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Dirk Nowitzki Had Doubts About Breaking Wilt Chamberlain's Scoring Record
https://www.forbes.com/sites/doylera.../#573ffed14fd0
__________________
Underdog is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
<clutch tagging>, 12-15 for 48 points, 3/25m - wow!, clutch nowitzki, clutchwitzki, dir30k, dirk, dirk = clutch...again, dirk goes to 11, dirk is my religion, dirk pwns ur face 4ever!!, dirk tea baggzz nba!!!!!, gay for dirk!!!, his clutchness, his hairness ?, playoff clutch, santa dirk, sir ghost face drillah, top-10 all time scorer, top-6 all time scorer

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:57 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.