Since he got his middle name from Wes Unseld & is a big Dirk Nowitzki fan, it would've been cooler for Kevin Love to go with No. 41 in CLE.
Love looked up to Dirk Nowitzki and his game.
On paper, Mavs have an interesting group: Starters: Nelson, Ellis, Parsons, Dirk, Chandler. Bench: Felton, Harris, Aminu, Jefferson, Wright.
For those asking, Dirk has 19 teammate-seasons above 7 win shares in his 16 seasons. Melo has 12 in 11 seasons. Love has 0 in 6 seasons.
That dude has no reason to complain about having to watch Dirk play for GER most summers. Dirk's more than earned his keep in DAL.
All six NBA players who have full no-trade clauses had to opt out and get to the open market to get them: Kobe, Duncan, Dirk, KG, Wade, Melo
Nowitzki'nin Mavs'a gitmesinde buyuk katkisi olan bir gozlemci bugun soyle dedi bana: Ayak ve eller onemlidir ama yurek ve kafa isi bitirir
Breakdown of Dirk's 3-yr, $25 million contract: $7,974,482 next yr, $8,333,334 in 2015-'16, and a player option in 2016-'17 for $8,692,184.
Melo joins Kobe, Duncan, Dirk and KG as only players possessing full no-trade clause. KG's indeed carried over when dealt from Celts to Nets
Chandler Parsonson Dirk taking a huge pay cut to get him: "That just shows what kind of guy he is. Dirk is a true professional.''
There is no option in Dirk Nowitzki's three-year, $25 million deal, a source said.
Story going online now detailing how Rockets AND Lakers called w/max offers for Nowitzki, but he rebuffed all outside interest to stay w/DAL
ESPN sources say Dirk Nowitzki has taken bigger pay cut than previously thought. Deal finalized today at three years, $25 mil for Mavs lifer
Dallas have renounced Shawn Marion, Vince Carter and Dirk Nowitzki. (Don't panic, they can and will still re-sign Dirk as planned)
Chandler Parsons will make $5 million more than Dirk Nowitzki, who coincidentally, has a standing offer for a max deal with the Rockets.
Dirk always likely to be first major free agent to decide. Sources say sides agreed today to three-year pact believed to be in $30M ballpark
ESPN has learmed that Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks have agreed to terms on three-year deal
Mavs all in on pursuit of Carmelo Anthony and Dirk will be star face of Dallas' recruiting team Wednesday when its pitch follows Rockets
Dirk Nowitzki update: Mavs, I'm told, operating under premise that finalizing Dirk's terms on new deal comes after Wednesday meeting w/Melo