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Dirk Nowitzki

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Dirk Nowitzki was born on Monday, June 19th, 1978, in Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany, Europe, as Dirk Werner Nowitzki. Dirk is a very active athlete & has become an actor, in sports events, especially basketball. He is best-known for being 24 for 24 in Western Conference Finals' Game 1, on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011, versus Oklahoma CIty Thunder. (This was the third round, Dallas Mavericks' first round opponent was Portland Trail-Blazers. Second round, Dallas swept defending NBA Champion team, Los Angeles Lakers the previous two seasons 4 to 0 & Dallas was 4 & 2, in the NBA Finals, versus Miami Heat. After going 24 for 24 at the free-throw line, (& 24 additional points from field goals, his score total of game one was 48). He was voted in as 2011's NBA Finals' MVP, after leading Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Championship. Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (2014). Two others were 2011 NBA All-Star Game (2011) & 2003 NBA All-Star Game (2003). Dirk married Jessica Olsson, on Friday, July 20th, 2012. Dirk & Jessica's parenthood began on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013, (369 days = 52 weeks & 5 days) after matrimony, when their daughter was born. 20 months later, (608 days = 86 weeks & 6 days), differ between his daughter's date of birth & son's date of birth. Tuesday, March 24th, 2015, as their son was born.  See full bio on IMDb »

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David Hasselhoff Gives German Props to Dirk Nowitzki ... Let's Duet Together! (VIDEO)

David Hasselhoff
German Props to Dirk Nowitzki ... Let's Duet Together!

Germans love David Hasselhoff. And David Hasselhoff loves Germans ... especially Dirk Nowitzki. The Hollywood legend was PUMPED his favorite NBA star scored 30,000 career points this week -- and… READ MORE >

NBA's David Lee -- Dirk Ain't Leaving the Mavs ... He Loves Dallas Too Much (VIDEO)

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Dirk Ain't Leaving the Mavs ... He Loves Dallas Too Much

Good news for Mavs fans ... David Lee tells TMZ Sports he doesn't believe Dirk Nowitzki will leave Dallas for greener pastures ... despite the fact Dirk just opted out of his contract. … READ MORE >

- 395 days ago
Tony Romo -- Call Me 'No Chainz'

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Call Me 'No Chainz'

Tony Romo signed a $108 million contract with the Cowboys a while ago ... and it's clear what he DIDN'T spend any of it on ... neck bling ... 'cause the QB got seriously out-iced in Texas… READ MORE >

- 409 days ago
Dirk Nowitzki -- Ridin' Lazy River ... In a Baseball Stadium!!! (PHOTOS)

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Ridin' Lazy River ... In a Baseball Stadium!

Dirk Nowitzki is an aquatic pioneer -- 'cause the NBA star just became the FIRST person to float in a lazy river INSIDE A BASEBALL STADIUM!! The Frisco RoughRiders minor league baseball team… READ MORE >

- 410 days ago
Jordan Spieth -- Calls Out Dirk Nowitzki ... Let's Foursome!

Masters Champ Jordan Spieth
Calls Out Dirk Nowitzki ... Let's Foursome!

He's already got a green jacket ... now Jordan Spieth is looking to make another dream come true -- dude wants to golf with Dirk Nowitzki.  Turns out the 21-year-old is from Dallas and… READ MORE >

- 832 days ago
Dirk Nowitzki -- SINGS HASSELHOFF CLASSIC ... On German TV

Dirk Nowitzki
SINGS HASSELHOFF CLASSIC ... On German TV

Germans love David Hasselhoff. They also love Dirk Nowitzki ... so you know they went CRAZY last night when Dirk broke out his guitar and sang a Hoff song ... on live German TV!!! The Dallas… READ MORE >

- 1041 days ago
Dirk Nowitzki -- U.S. vs. Germany ... Everybody Wins!

Dirk Nowitzki
U.S. vs. Germany ... Everybody Wins!

They say a tie is like kissing your sister -- so how do you describe Thursday's U.S. World Cup match where they lost ... but still advanced to the next round?NBA star Dirk Nowitzki called the… READ MORE >

- 1124 days ago
Steve Nash vs. Dirk Nowitzki -- International Soccer Smackdown in NYC!!!

Steve Nash Vs Dirk Nowitzki
International Soccer Smackdown in NYC!!!

It was Canada vs. Germany in NYC Wednesday as NBA stars Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki had the only international footie war happening outside of Brazil this week ... and TMZ Sports has the… READ MORE >

- 1124 days ago
Dirk Nowitzki -- EPIC SHOWDOWN at Children's Hospital

Dirk Nowitzki
EPIC SHOWDOWN at Children's Hospital

Will Kolassa. That name is going to haunt Dirk Nowitzki for years ... 'cause he DOMINATED the NBA superstar when a game of 1-on-1 broke out at a Children's Hospital in Dallas. It all went down at… READ MORE >

- 1672 days ago
Dirk Nowitzki DETHRONES LeBron in Cleveland Beef

Dirk Nowitzki DETHRONES LeBron in Cleveland Beef

Talk about adding insult to injury -- a day after LeBron James' dreams were dashed to pieces, one of the biggest delis in Cleveland renamed its famous "King" sandwich ... after Mavs star Dirk… READ MORE >

- 2233 days ago
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