Texas governor, lawmakers honor retired Mav Dirk Nowitzki

Basketball 05/14/19, 16:34

Retired Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been honored by Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas lawmakers for his outstanding 21-year career with the same NBA team.Nowitzki was in Austin on Tuesday to visit Abbott, who introduced the German-born athlete as the greatest player in the history of the Mavs and ...

Euro swap for Mavs: Porzingis joins Doncic as Dirk moves on

Sports 04/11/19, 19:33

Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are the Euro stars of the future for the Dallas Mavericks now that Dirk Nowitzki has retired after a record 21 seasons with the same franchise.The rookie sensation from Slovenia and the 7-foot-3 Latvian didn't get to play together in the two months after Dallas ...

Spurs beat Mavs 105-94 in Nowitzki’s final game

Sports 04/10/19, 21:53

LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 points and 16 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-94 on Wednesday night in Dirk Nowitzki's final game.Nowitzki finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the finale of his storied 21-season career — all with the Mavericks. Nowitzki announced he was ...

Nowitzki says goodbye at home, set to visit Spurs in finale

Sports 04/10/19, 02:41

Dirk Nowitzki notched season highs in points, shots and minutes before telling Dallas Mavericks fans that his record 21st season with the same franchise would be his last.Then the 40-year-old said he gave just about all he had in what he knew would be his final home game , which ...

The final day of the NBA season arrives, with much to decide

Sports 04/10/19, 02:36

The final day of the season has arrived, with one playoff spot to decide, seven of the eight first-round matchups still unknown and nine different seeds still not clinched.It's also the last day that Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade will be NBA players before retirement. Dallas is in ...

Nowitzki stars in likely home finale, Mavs top Suns 120-109

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:14

Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 30 points and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated the final home game of the 40-year-old's record 21st season with the same franchise in a 120-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.Nowitzki hasn't said he's retiring, but the game-long celebration of his career felt even ...

Mavs making note of what could be Nowitzki’s final home game

Sports 04/09/19, 12:16

Dirk Nowitzki has not said whether he is retiring because he never wanted a farewell tour.As much as the Mavericks have tried to honor the 40-year-old's request, owner Mark Cuban makes no secret of the team's desire to recognize the big German in the final home game of his record ...

Wright trumps Dirk dunk to lift Grizzlies past Mavs 122-112

Basketball 04/05/19, 21:53

Delon Wright set career highs with 26 points and 14 assists in his first triple-double after Dirk Nowitzki's first dunk of the season opened the scoring in what could be his second-to-last home game for Dallas, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Mavericks 122-112 on Friday night.Nowitzki, playing a record ...

Towns, Wiggins help T-wolves turn away Mavs rally, 110-108

Basketball 04/03/19, 22:12

Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 13 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins hit the go-ahead bucket in the final minute and the Minnesota Timberwolves turned back a fourth-quarter rally by Dallas for a 110-108 victory over the Mavericks on Wednesday night.Dallas rookie sensation Luka Doncic scored 27 points, but passed up a ...

Jackson scores 24 to lead Mavericks past 76ers, 122-102

Basketball 04/01/19, 22:07

Justin Jackson scored 16 of his 24 points in the third quarter and the Dallas Mavericks took advantage of a short-handed Philadelphia 76ers lineup in a 122-102 victory Monday night.Philadelphia went more than 10 minutes without a field goal spanning the second and third quarters. Dallas took advantage to build ...

Burke scores 25, Mavericks surprise Thunder 106-103

Basketball 03/31/19, 20:02

Trey Burke had 25 points and eight assists, Dwight Powell scored the winning basket on a dunk with 21 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks, playing without star rookie Luka Doncic, stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-103 on Sunday.Jalen Brunson had 18 points, Devin Harris added 15 and Dirk Nowitzki ...

Without Doncic, Mavericks stun Thunder 106-103

Basketball 03/31/19, 17:25

Trey Burke had 25 points and eight assists, Dwight Powell scored the winning basket on a dunk with 21 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks, playing without star rookie Luka Doncic, stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-103 on Sunday.Jalen Brunson had 18 points, Devin Harris added 15 and Dirk Nowitzki ...

Dragic’s triple-double lifts Heat past Mavs, 105-99

Basketball 03/28/19, 21:02

Goran Dragic had 23 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second career triple-double, Dwyane Wade capped the win with a steal and score in the final seconds and the Heat moved back into eighth place in the Eastern Conference by topping the Dallas Mavericks 105-99 on Thursday night.Dragic ...

With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

Sports 03/23/19, 22:08

Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night.Golden State dropped out of the top seed in the Western Conference to a half-game behind ...

Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs 129-125 in OT

Sports 03/18/19, 22:50

Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in overtime Monday night.Payton finished with 19 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Dallas rookie Luka Doncic ...

Nowitzki passes Chamberlain for 6th on NBA scoring list

Sports 03/18/19, 20:54

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks became the NBA's sixth-leading scorer Monday night with another of his signature long-range jumpers.Nowitzki took Luka Doncic's handoff and backed down New Orleans' Kenrich Williams before hitting a turnaround from the top of the free-throw circle with 8:35 left in the first quarter.The basket ...

Mavericks top Cavaliers 121-116 as Dirk closes on Wilt

Basketball 03/16/19, 23:18

As they watched Dirk Nowitzki's shooting heat up yet again, fans at the American Airlines Center thought they might be watching history Saturday night.Nowitzki will have to wait another game to reach his latest milestone, but his Dallas Mavericks got a much-needed win.Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Nowitzki closed ...

Nets rout Mavericks 127-88 to end 3-game slide

Basketball 03/04/19, 22:23

DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Rodions Kurucs had 19 and the Brooklyn Nets easily snapped a three-game losing streak with a 127-88 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.Caris LeVert added 18 points and Spencer Dinwiddie finished with 16 on a night when the Nets shook up their starting ...

Nets crush Mavericks 127-88 to end three-game skid

Basketball 03/04/19, 22:05

DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Rodions Kurucs had 19 and the Brooklyn Nets easily snapped a three-game losing streak with a 127-88 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.Caris LeVert added 18 points and Spencer Dinwiddie finished with 16 on a night the Nets shook up their starting lineup ...

Wade, Nowitzki share eventful history as honorary All-Stars

Basketball 02/14/19, 09:45

Of all the opposing jerseys Dwyane Wade has collected through swaps during his final NBA season, Dirk Nowitzki's was among those the Miami star wanted the most and somehow seemed worried he wouldn't get.Maybe it had something to do with the "frosty" phase of their relationship, as the Dallas icon ...

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