Latest Dirk Nowitzki News

Cowboys get rhythm, higher seed for playoffs; Niners next

Jan. 10, 2022 12:48 PM EST

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys didn't see the regular-season finale at Philadelphia as meaningless because they wanted to feel an offensive rhythm going into the playoffs. Turns out it mattered in the postseason pecking order, too. The Cowboys (12-5) will face old...

Doncic, Mavs beat Curry, Warriors 99-82 on Nowitzki's night

Jan. 06, 2022 00:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Stephen Curry knows he didn't exactly honor the legacy of the NBA's best 7-foot 3-point shooter on the night the Dallas Mavericks retired Dirk Nowitzki's number against the Golden State Warriors. The league's most prolific player from deep isn't concerned about the...

Mavs retire Nowitzki's 41 after win over Curry, Warriors

Jan. 06, 2022 00:00 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki wiped a tear as his No. 41 rose slowly above the court not far from the podium where the franchise icon for the Dallas Mavericks had held it together through a 20-minute speech until it was time to thank the fans. “I almost made it through without...

Barrett has 32, Randle has big return as Knicks beat Pacers

Jan. 04, 2022 23:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 24 of his 32 points in the first half, Julius Randle had 30 points and 16 rebounds in his first game after coming off the COVID-19 health and safety protocols list, and the New York Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 104-94 on Tuesday night. Alec Burks...

Doncic's double-double leads Mavericks past Nuggets 103-89

Jan. 03, 2022 23:55 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 21 points and matched a season high with 15 assists as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 103-89 on Monday night. Dwight Powell and Reggie Bullock added 15 points each for the Mavericks, who swept a back-to-back and matched their longest...

Brunson scores 26, replacements help Mavericks beat Wolves

Dec. 22, 2021 00:37 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 26 points, Dorian Finney-Smith came alive in the second half and the Dallas Mavericks, with a boost from two newly signed players, defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-102 in a battle of attrition Tuesday night. A total of nine players,...

Warriors' Stephen Curry breaks the NBA career 3-point record

Dec. 14, 2021 23:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry never wanted to say it himself, even if others have been saying it for years. He refused to call himself the greatest shooter of them all until the numbers said so. And now? “I got that baby,” Curry said, raising his...

Valanciunas scores career-high 39, Pelicans top Clips again

Nov. 30, 2021 02:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonas Valančiūnas scored 29 of his career-high 39 points in a spectacular first half, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the second time this month, 123-104 on Monday night. New Orleans rolled to a 21-point lead in the...

Mavs retiring Nowitzki's 41 in January when Warriors visit

Nov. 19, 2021 15:01 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks are retiring Dirk Nowitzki's No. 41 when Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors visit in January. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to attend the Jan. 5 ceremony honoring the only player in league history to play 21 seasons...

Doncic's buzzer-beating 3 lifts Mavs over Celtics 107-104

Nov. 07, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic did what new Dallas coach Jason Kidd remembers seeing plenty of times a decade ago as the point guard for the Mavericks. Dallas fans are getting used to this from the young superstar who took the mantle from fellow European Dirk Nowitzki. ...