Kobe, like Dirk, and Iverson before them, get their points in this joint.
The two best college jerseys that almost were: Dirk Nowitzki x Cal Anthony Davis x Cleveland State.
"Our focus or every point that coach put on the board I thought we did a good job executing it." -- Dirk on Monday's 27-pt win at Charlotte
Marcin Gortat: “Dirk’s going to be Dirk. It looks like he goes half-a-mile-an-hour, but he still gets you 30.”
4 players are hitting 60% or better on mid-range jumpers (min 20 atts) Dirk Nowitzki, Luke Ridnour, Otto Porter and Enes Kanter
“We got drilled in here last year by (25) I remember, and we addressed that obviously before the game." -- Dirk on last year's 114-89 loss
Dirk on 27,000 career points: "It means a lot to me that I was able to do it with one team. ... Hopefully there's more baskets to come."
That's preseason question that remains. What happens when Rockets face Z-Bo, Aldridge, Griffin, Davis, Nowitzki or Duncan in playoff series?
Barring a Mavs meltdown, this will be three straight games that Dirk got to chill on the bench in the fourth quarter.
He's still Dirk Nowitzki.
Dirk Nowitzki has now scored 27,000 points and joins Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Karl Malone as the only players to do so with one team.
Jump shot with 6:07 left in 3rd quarter gives Dirk Nowitzki 27,000 points. Mavs lead in Charlotte 76-52
List of players to score 27,000 points with one team: Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki.
It's the Dirk Nowitzki show right now.
Dirk Nowitzki just joined Michael Jordan, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant as the only players to score 27,000 points with one franchise.
Monta Ellis scored 13 in the first half. Tyson Chandler & Chandler Parsons each had 12. Jameer Nelson 9P/6A, Dirk w/ 7 is 4 away from 27,000
End half: Mavs 67, Hornets 43. Dirk has fewest points among Mavs starters. Dallas has 21 assists on 26 buckets. This offense is funkadelic.
Monta feeds a cutting Dirk. Dirk then returns the favor with a dish to Nelson for three, followed by a steal by Nelson and Monta score.
Thanks to blowouts, Dirk averaging only 27.7 minutes. Only player in NBA scoring 20+ per game in less than 30 minutes.
It'll be with 4:21 left in the 2nd quarter tonight when Dirk joins MJ, Kobe and KMalone as the only players to score 27,000 pts with 1 team.
J.J. Barea throws the lowest lob in NBA history to Dirk, who finishes from a couple of feet below the rim.
B-Wright with a great hustle play and offensive rebound, leading to a Dirk three from the top of the key. Extra possessions are fun.