“Shaquille O’Neal used to call me all the time to discuss a potential move!”: Mark Cuban reveals Lakers legend was interested in teaming up with Dirk Nowitzki

Mark Cuban revealed in an interview that Shaquille O’Neal had wanted to join the Dallas Mavericks in 2007. The Dallas Mavericks reached the pinnacle of success when they finally lifted the championship in 2011. Owner Mark Cuban had delivered on…

‘Dirk Nowitzki rejected $92 million to join Kobe Bryant and the Lakers’: When Mavericks legend chose loyalty over superteams by turning down LA and James Harden

Dirk Nowitzki played a stellar 21 seasons in the NBA, and unlike many modern day stars, all those 21 years came with the Dallas Mavericks. Dirk was one of the few players through NBA history who chose loyalty above all…

“Dirk Nowitzki was pissed at LeBron James and Dwyane Wade for mocking his illness”: JJ Barea reveals how Mavs legend got extra motivation from a fascinating source during the 2011 NBA Finals

JJ Barea reveals Dirk Nowitzki was forced to watch LeBron James and Dwyane Wade mock his illness, and how it served as added motivation. The 2011 NBA Finals surely has a place in history. It was the first playoff run…

“Dirk Nowitzki is one of the greatest shooting big men to ever play in the NBA”: Former NBA Champion explained how guarding the Dallas big man was a “frustrating” task

Former NBA Champ Nazr Mohammed explains how long-time Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki was one of the toughest players he ever had to guard. Dirk Nowitzki is one of the all-time greats to set foot on the NBA hardwood. Because…

“Scottie Pippen, my idol, was an arrogant a** to me!”: When Dirk Nowitzki spoke out on how the Bulls legend treated him during his rookie year

Dirk Nowitzki once spoke out about being incredibly disappointed about playing his idol Scottie Pippen for the first time in the NBA   During his time in the NBA, Dirk Nowitzki was known as the undisputed nicest person there, and…

“Don’t think LeBron James is like Michael Jordan but Kobe Bryant is”: Steve Kerr, Shaq and Dirk Nowitzki explain why they pick the Black Mamba over King James

Various NBA superstars like Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson among others reveal why they would select Kobe Bryant over LeBron James. There have been many all-time greats who have suited up for the purple and gold. However, there are…

“Luka Doncic is ‘baby Larry Bird’? He’s ‘maybe’ Bird at best!”: Skip Bayless shuts down comparisons between Celtics legend and the Mavericks’ successor to Dirk Nowitzki

Undisputed analyst Skip Bayless rubbishes comparisons that NBA fans are making for Luka Doncic with Celtics legend Larry Bird. One of the most controversial television personalities in all American sports. Regarded by many as a LeBron James hater, Bayless is…

“Dirk Nowitzki is like Michael Jordan for German kids”: Magic rookie Franz Wagner talks about the impact of NBA Hall of Famer

Dirk Nowitzki is a franchise legend of the Dallas Mavericks and an icon for European ballers as explained by Franz Wagner. Nowadays, many NBA teams have European players breaking through the ranks. However, a few decades ago this was not…

“This was a Wilt Chamberlain, Shaq type performance, not Dirk Nowitzki, Karl Malone level”: Isiah Thomas compares Giannis’ 2021 NBA Finals MVP performance favorably to other all-time legends

Isiah Thomas compared Giannis’ 2021 NBA Finals to the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Shaquille O’Neal. However, he also riled up some Dirk fans. Giannis Antetokounmpo has etched his name in NBA folklore forever with his amazing play in these Finals.…

“Giannis will be the 2nd best power forward of all time!”: Kendrick Perkins believes Charles Barkley, Kevin Garnett, Dirk Nowitzki will be left in the dust by the Bucks star in a few years

Kendrick Perkins believes Giannis Antetokounmpo is on track to become the second greatest Power Forward of all time   Giannis Antetokounmpo has of course been considered as one of the best players in the NBA for a while now. However,…