Dirk Nowitzki

Active - 2002 - 2014  |   Born - Jun 19, 1978 in Wurzburg, West Germany  |   Genres - Children's/Family, Comedy

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  • Played four years for DJK Wurzburg in German pro league.
  • Served a mandatory stint in the German army in 1997-98.
  • Was the ninth pick of the 1998 NBA Draft, selected by Milwaukee, but immediately traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Was the MVP for the 2002 FIBA World Championships, with Germany winning the bronze medal.
  • Has led the Mavericks to 11 straight playoff appearances and has made the NBA All-Star team 10 straight times.
  • Became the first European born NBA MVP in 2006.
  • Is the Mavericks all-time leader in points, rebounds, 3-pointers made and free throws.
  • Plays saxophone and guitar.