Coach Carlisle, Dirk, Monta and JJ Barea, all felt like their 9-3 record was finally validated because they defeated a team like the Wiz
Dirk had Beal on him. JJ just kept dribbling.
Dirk Nowitzki was 3-11 before pulling up for the trey. Getting buckets for 16 years & counting...
He's still Dirk Nowitzki.
Dirk returns after getting his left ankle retaped.
Dirk back on the court. Go-go Gadget Ankles.
Dirk back on the bench.
Dirk Nowitzki headed back to the bench. No longer limping
Dirk Nowitzki rolls his ankles so much he might as well be my dad.
Damn it. Hope Dirk is OK. Need those bionic ankles to prove themselves once more.
Dirk Nowitzki just hobbled to the locker room.
Dirk just limped off the court and into the locker room. Didn't look good. Mavs behind 85-8 with 7:56 to go.
Already 10 rebs for Tyson. Mix that with Monta Ellis' 24 pts on 7-of-10 shooting and you have why the Mavs lead, despite Dirk's 3 fouls.
Pierce vs. Nowitzki is a 1998 draft reunion. Wonder what Michael Olowokandi is up to.
Dirk fouled Nene on the top of the head, Nene gave him a little elbow business in return. Then Nene missed a dunk. Advantage Dirk
Butler hits open 3 after Mavericks double-team Seraphin with Nowitzki on him.
Gortat said going at Nowitzki defensively would be a key and the Wizards are doing it early. 4 early points for Gortat.
"They decided to take a chance on me, and the gamble paid off.'' -- Dirk Nowitzki said of the 1998 draft
Was chatting with Tyson Chandler, Dirk came by to interrupt, and Chandler immediately started mocking Dirk's defense. Just a fun group.
The 1998 NBA Draft do-over?: Dirk Nowitzki, Paul Pierce, Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison and Rashard Lewis are your top 5 picks. In that order.
"When (defenses) run at him he can put it on the floor, he can pass off the dribble. He does a lot of stuff for us." -- Dirk on Parsons