NBA Basketball

Dirk Nowitzki
17.3 5.9 1.9
Team: DallasHeight: 7-0 Born: 6/19/1978
Position: F-CWeight: 245 Birthplace: Wurzburg, West Germany
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 9th pick by Bucks (1998)

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Mar. 28 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:130:13 ET10:13 PM CT3:13 - Nowitzki was unable to find any sort of production Friday against San Antonio.
Analysis: He finished with only seven points, one of the lowest scoring totals of his career. Averaging 17.1 points this season, Nowitzki is still a valuable fantasy player.
Mar. 19 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:400:40 ET10:40 PM CT3:40 - Nowitzki scored 25 points with eight rebounds in the Mavericks' 107-102 win over Orlando on Wednesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki has totaled 47 points in two games after averaging 12.8 over the previous six.
Feb. 12 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CT3:16 - The Dallas superstar was named Wednesday night to fill in on the Western Conference All-Star team for New Orleans forward Anthony Davis, who has a strained right shoulder.
Analysis: The 36-year-old Nowitzki, who is averaging 18.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game and had 15 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday against the Jazz, went to 11 straight All-Star games before missing it in 2013 after he sat out the first 27 games recovering from right knee surgery. He went again last year.
Jan. 19 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:5023:50 ET10:50 PM CT2:50 - Nowitzki scored 21 points, including the last eight for Dallas in the final 2 minutes, to lead the Mavericks past the Grizzlies 103-95 on Monday.
Analysis: Nowitzki isn't the fantasy contributor he has been in the past, though the big German still has game for sure.
Dec. 3 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET6:44 GMT14:44 11:44 PM MST1:44 AM EST10:44 UAE07:441:44 ET12:44 AM CT4:44 - Nowitzki scored 22 points and had 10 assists - his most since 2010 - in Tuesday's double-overtime win at Chicago.
Analysis: Nowitzki's 8-for-22 shooting night was disappointing, but the assists surely helped compensate for disgruntled fantasy owners. His shooting has finally regressed after his hot start, as he's shooting 41.2 percent over his last eight games. He hit 55.9 percent of his shots in his first 10 contests.
Dec. 3 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST8:15 UAE05:1523:15 ET10:15 PM CT2:15 - Nowitzki sat out Wednesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki was out because of a sore back. Coach Rick Carlisle called it a "precautionary" move.
Nov. 24 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST7:53 UAE (+1)04:5322:53 ET9:53 PM CT1:53 - Nowitzki had 22 points and team-high 11 rebounds Monday.
Analysis: Nowitzki turned in his second double-double of the season.
Nov. 23 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET6:25 GMT14:25 11:25 PM MST1:25 AM EST10:25 UAE07:251:25 ET12:25 AM CT4:25 - Nowitzki had a tough night Saturday, finishing with 11 points on 4-of-18 shooting in the loss to Houston.
Analysis: Dirk's 51.6 field-goal percentage is the second-highest of his career, so performances like Saturday's have been few and far between.
Nov. 12 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT3:44 - Nowitzki is now the highest-scoring NBA player born outside the United States.
Analysis: The Dallas star finished with 23 points in Tuesday's game against Sacramento, passing Hakeem Olajuwon for ninth place on the all-time scoring list. The 36-year-old Nowitzki, in his 17th season with the Mavericks, is second among active players behind Kobe Bryant.
Nov. 9 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)04:2222:22 ET9:22 PM CT1:22 - Nowitzki scored 17 on Sunday.
Analysis: The big German isn't quite the fantasy option he used to be.
Nov. 8 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE06:020:02 ET11:02 PM CT3:02 - Nowitzki had 27 points and 10 rebounds to help the Dallas Mavericks coast to a 105-82 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
Analysis: Nowitzki is only averaging 21.2 points heading into Sunday's matchup with four-time defending Eastern Conference champion Miami.
Nov. 4 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Nowitzki had 27 points in Monday's win over Boston.
Analysis: Nowitzki has been especially efficient from the floor, going 33 of 57 (57.9 percent) through the first four games. He's a career 47.7 percent shooter.
July 15 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST1:20 UAE (+1)23:2017:20 ET4:20 PM CT20:20 - The Dallas Mavericks have officially signed forwards Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons.
Analysis: The 36-year-old Nowitzki's contract is for three years and $30 million, with a player option for the final season. It's similar to the deal Tim Duncan signed with San Antonio two years ago. The 38-year-old Duncan recently exercised the option after the Spurs won their fifth title with him.
July 3 2:09 PM PT3:09 PM MT4:09 PM CT5:09 PM ET21:09 GMT5:09 2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST1:09 UAE (+1)23:0917:09 ET4:09 PM CT20:09 - Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed on what could be the final contract for the future Hall of Famer.
Analysis: A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday that Nowitzki would get a three-year contract worth roughly $30 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. New contracts can't be signed until next Thursday. The 36-year-old Nowitzki is taking a big pay cut with a contract similar in value and structure to the one Tim Duncan signed with San Antonio two years ago.

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