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FULL CEREMONY | The Dallas Mavericks & NBA Legends Honor Dirk Nowitzki | April 9, 2019
The Dallas Mavericks and NBA legends honor Dirk Nowitzki and his fantastic 21-seasons as a Dallas Maverick.
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  • Jonas Renting
    Jonas Renting

    An alle deutschen , wir können stolz auf unseren Dirk sein💪🏻

  • Martis Alucard
    Martis Alucard

    Thank u man.........

  • John Nauman
    John Nauman

    Made me cry.

  • Cryo Mordecai
    Cryo Mordecai

    here's a better argument when people said that Dirk had great teammates.. lebron vs dirk.. let's swap em.. lebron on the mavs, dirk on the heat.. now let's see who'll win..

  • world wonder
    world wonder


  • Cash •
    Cash •

    2 final appearances (: against the same team

  • mrbroccholi

    Greetings from Germany 💞❤

  • Fikri Nugraha
    Fikri Nugraha

    totti in basketball

  • Bianca Cantonjos
    Bianca Cantonjos

    so emotional while watching whole family loves you dirk! you reminds me of my late nephew DIRK COREY and late dad,your greatest fans. my papa has so much respect to you. Its been amazing watching you all your games with so much patience and respect. Greatest NBA player!

  • Timon

    It's a real shame that basketball isn't as popular here in Germany as it is in the USA. Dirk is a perfect role model, that every kid should look up to while growing up. He's never been selfish. He's always been humble and respectful. He's never been involved in any scandals or attracted attention due to miss behaviour. Dirk has always been a true gentleman who had his priorities right and just genuinely loved the sport, his team and the city around it. He never cared about becoming the richest or most famous. He just wanted to play and I think that's why people around the world, no matter which team they cheer for, can easily like, or at least show respect towards Dirk. He truly is one of a kind.

  • J N
    J N

    Humble. Loyal. Clutch. GREATNESS! Thank you Dirk

  • Hundo James
    Hundo James

    Whoever disliked this is an imbecile

  • krit wang
    krit wang

    Dirk for life!

  • Julian A
    Julian A

    I dont care what anyone says, this game is and will always be about the fans and the players. This ceremony was about Dirk and the fans of Dallas.

  • Nitra Gilang Gemilang
    Nitra Gilang Gemilang

    25:25 what song??

  • MOTIV-8-U

    Careful coach, the greatest athlete is the history of Dallas sports. Slow down. Definitely put him in top 5. but the best?

  • has ffdf
    has ffdf

    makes me so proud when i remember the time he played at the baskets in würzburg

  • Jeffpril Buno
    Jeffpril Buno


  • Roneil Palanas
    Roneil Palanas

    90s era has been end. One of the best eras dirk,kobe,nash.

  • Erich Markwardt
    Erich Markwardt

    I'm a spurs fan but I have all the respect and admiration in the world for dirk. Loved all the battles between him and the spurs. Sad to see him go.

  • Maximilian

    People forget the longevity & consistency of the great DIRK NOWITZKI. 15-yr-peak: 24.8 PTS, 8.9 REB, 2.9 AST, 0.9 STL, 1 BLK & .173 Win Shares per 75 poss, +5.2 rTS%, +4 Box +/-, +11.1 NetRtg swing 10-yr peak: 25.9 PTS, 9.3 REB, 3 AST, 1 STL, 1.1 BLK & .186 Win Shares per 75 poss, +5.1 rTS%, +4.4 Box +/-, +11.2 NetRtg swing 5-yr peak: 25.8 PTS, 9.6 REB, 3.1 AST, 1.1 STL, 1.2 BLK & .204 Win Shares per 75 poss, +5.4 rTS%, +5.4 Box +/-, +12.5 NetRtg swing

    • Maximilian

      Dirk Nowitzki's career went from 1998-99 to 2018-19. Dallas Mavericks ranks over those 21 years... Offensive Rating (PTS per 100 possessions): 1st Defensive Rating (PTS allowed per 100 possessions): 12th Net Rating (net PTS per 100 possessions): 2nd SRS: 3rd 3P: 3rd eFG%: 4th

  • Communist Doggo
    Communist Doggo

    I have been a diehard fan of Dallas sports from the day I was born. It’s embedded in me. As much as I love Emmitt Smith, Nolan Ryan, Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, Mike Young, Tony Romo, Adrian Beltre, all of them. Dirk Nowitzki is the greatest and most iconic sports figure in the history of the city of Dallas. It warms my heart knowing that Dirk isn’t just beloved and respected in Dallas, but all over the world, even by rivals. Dirk has been in the NBA since I was two years old, and it has been an absolute honor to grow up with my team being represented with such an incredible and humble human being. Enjoy your retirement big man, you’ve earned it.

  • Derdox 12
    Derdox 12

    Loyalty will be appreciateed.

  • _trust_nobody_ 85
    _trust_nobody_ 85

    Danke Dirk und alles Gute für die Zukunft

  • Jo-em Marco Homeres
    Jo-em Marco Homeres

    You know you are a legend when former president congratulate you. Enjoy you're retirement Dirk.

  • maria I
    maria I

    the kind of player that gets taken for granted. then you realize how hard it is to be so good for so long. it is why they're called great players.

  • Chris Collins
    Chris Collins

    Dirk > Wade

  • Rangda Rangda
    Rangda Rangda

    Loved this. The end of an era.

  • ᄆᄂᄋᄅ

    A hero who beats Lebron and Kobe

  • Ernest H
    Ernest H

    Dirk symbolizes Dallas. 💯

  • M L
    M L

    Fantastic that they gave Dirk a proper send off like this I know everyone always says this but Carlisle is like a sane Jim Carrey with a brilliant mind for basketball lmao.

  • Errick Lui
    Errick Lui


  • FreeMr41

    Thank you Dirk!

  • consuetudinary

    Go back to your Tank, Mark.

  • Allan Martinez
    Allan Martinez

    i don’t care what y’all say dirks one championship is better than any legend championship wins, he didn’t leave his team like lebron, wasn’t flashy like jordan, didn’t celebrate every shot like curry, he was a respectful human and always kept his cool throughout everything.

  • Z Rjr
    Z Rjr

    Dirk said: My Flamingo shot!

  • Apex Legends Highlights
    Apex Legends Highlights

    I'm a Sixers fan but, but Dirk will always have my respect, one of the best and humble players in the NBA period.

  • Jon Sturlason
    Jon Sturlason

    I cant believe they got Larry to come out and speak. Speaks miles to how respected dirk was. Amazing

  • Jose acevedo
    Jose acevedo

    Im going to cry.. Was a honor watching you..german

  • Alodia Dasovi
    Alodia Dasovi


  • Manuelcabiltes

    Thank you Dirk I love you thank you for revolutionizing the game and I’m still salty from the 2011 championship I am a heat fan but I really thank I love for what all you did and have a great life

  • Olaf Schnell
    Olaf Schnell

    This is the retirement that dirk earned.He so unique guy and humble and loyal and one of the best sportsman in the nba history. no Tattoos, no gangster style. He play only the game with his heart and hard work.

  • oONewEraDeluxeOo


  • vangelis cosmos
    vangelis cosmos

    He is Polish by the way. He is not German,

  • eusebio abejo
    eusebio abejo

    #41 #21 Season #1 team Dirk Nowitzki

  • Addison Garcia
    Addison Garcia

    You stop playing because you get old, You get old because you stop playing

  • Kath Joseph Mag-isa
    Kath Joseph Mag-isa

    so humble.

  • Paddle Marco
    Paddle Marco

    It's good to see Shawn Kemp.

  • hajie domingo
    hajie domingo

    We will miss your fade away Dirk Nowitzki..Respect from the PHILIPPINES.

  • Fun with the Pierce’s
    Fun with the Pierce’s

    I love that.

  • paysonfox88

    Dirk Nowitzki is to Dallas Mavericks Basketball what Adrian Beltre was to Texas Rangers baseball. Dallas was truly embarrassed by the riches raining down on them the last 20 years. To have 2 players in 2 different sports put your home town team in the Championship Series twice each, is really something remarkable. Unfortunately, Beltre didn't play against Le-Choke James, he played against Albert Pujols, who doesn't know how to choke. So no ring for him

  • J Riech
    J Riech

    30.31 Cubes is grabbing his Dirk boner! Can’t blame him I’ve been grabbing mine for 21 years

  • Tasla1

    Tears, streaming down my face. Dang. Besides being one of the best of all time, he is the also one of the most fair -and certainly one of the most loyal players of the game.

  • Benji Price
    Benji Price

    Dirk and D Wade have to be the most humble player to play in the NBA and they retired this year :(

  • tokwa2003

    "i says" - charles barkley

  • Jayne Kneupper
    Jayne Kneupper

    I was surprised Dirks wife and children weren’t on the floor during his celebration. Were they in the audience?

  • Arlet Samuel
    Arlet Samuel

    Wow, I am getting old. This give me chills, to see all these guys. That was a great time and I'm so glad that I have been part of history. Sir Charles, the Rainman, Detlef, Larry, Scotty. So good to see you.

  • jose joseph
    jose joseph

    dirk nowitzki the original 3 POINTS 7.1 hyt player

  • oldnew newold
    oldnew newold

    21 years 1 team 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  • Lo Ro
    Lo Ro

    Damn every player I grew up watching is retiring!!! Where the hell did the time go! KG, Shaq, Kobe, D-wade, Dirk, many more! Thank you guys for the ride and journey! You will be missed!

  • Edwin Jangao
    Edwin Jangao


  • Diamond Ace
    Diamond Ace

    What Larry Legend said really hit home. 😎

  • refragerator

    Dirk Nowitzki is a fantastic example of sportsmanship. He got his money, but he stayed down to earth, relatively humble, always polite, genuine. What a player, what a man. That's an example for all of us and our youth to go after.

  • calvin watson
    calvin watson

    I want that t-shirt,were can i get one?

  • calvin watson
    calvin watson

    Damn!...what would we do without sports!!!!

  • calvin watson
    calvin watson

    I know we get caught up rooting against these guys that's playing against your team,but i learned a long time ago watching MJ torch the Knicks,but i never allowed that to stop me from appreciating MJ's greatness,so root for your team but don't let greatness pass you by.....congrads Dirk.

  • Alucard Zilong
    Alucard Zilong

    At 9:04 the statement, "... the way you give so much of yourself and ask so little in return...", I remember even though he was in his height as a superstar, he allowed the DAL management to cut his salary just to help in their basketball program and acquired new talents. Unselfishness! Respect! Legend!

  • Mr3Thouzand

    Mark Cuban got the man from All State to be the announcer. He went all out for Dirk forreal!!

  • Stephanie Vargas
    Stephanie Vargas

    i was at the game, it was super emotional i will truly miss this dallas legend mffl!!!

  • elmer fulgar
    elmer fulgar

    I didn't even know that jim carrey had a coaching job and get bald after hollywood..

  • Didi140276

    Detlef Schrempf war auch super

  • Didi140276

    Ein toller Sportsmann ! Vorbild. Great sportsman. Humble and a role model. Grüße aus dem Ruhrpott

  • Phil We
    Phil We

    Dööööööööööörrrrrrkkkkkkkk. Best man ever...


    He is one of my favebasketball player i emulsating how he played the gameespecially how he shoots the ball

  • Katrin S
    Katrin S

    There will never be another Dirk! NBA you lost a Special Kind!!!

  • Tino Rios
    Tino Rios

    Dirk as a Lakers fan it was a great honor to watch you play all these 21 years you are one of the Greatest players ever and arguably one of the greatest PF of the games history. Now someone please stop cutting these damn onions... #THANKYOUDIRK

  • Rafael Martins
    Rafael Martins

    Dirk: skill, humility, and focus. I love that man as if he was my relative. Thanks for being such a inspiration to me to start liking basketball. From Brazil.

  • clevelandcbi

    David Hasselhoff should have shown up in KITT.

  • Chris Amurao
    Chris Amurao

    They going to put the signature one foot fadeaway statue infront of the arena. Damn one of the greatest 7foot player in history of NBA. Big respect to this man. One of my favourite player behind jason kidd.

  • clevelandcbi

    Next stop: Shark Tank

  • clevelandcbi

    Only German sniper America ever loved.

  • Ashioma Medi
    Ashioma Medi

    Hope Doncic is taking notes

  • Ashioma Medi
    Ashioma Medi

    Greatest European to play in the NBA. He will go down in memory as one of the greatest player to play the beautiful game. The one legged fade away should be immortalized

  • Nicholas osborn
    Nicholas osborn

    Thanks so much Dirk there will never another player like you. God bless you.

  • rjb555

    Nice to see Shawn Kemp

  • Steven Snyder
    Steven Snyder

    Mark is a great owner for that franchise.

  • Mick A
    Mick A

    Big night for Dirk. But glad to see Shawn Marion come out. He was kind of the unsung missing piece Mavs needed to get over the top.

  • Sean Bobadilla
    Sean Bobadilla

    u guys need closed captioning for there hearing impaired

  • tanja dorn
    tanja dorn

    The fact that Dirk is one of the best players in the world as an athlete is no surprise and his entry into the NBA Hall of Fame is logical. He is not only an exception to Baketballer but also the man Dirk Nowitzki is remarkable. It is by no means obvious that you have never lost the grip you have always remained true to yourself. You will miss the sport very much

  • Raphael EMC
    Raphael EMC

    That person is so LUCKY TO SIGN his autograph!!!!! it worth millions of dollarrr!!!!! HAHAHAHA!!!

  • Enrique Ramirez
    Enrique Ramirez

    😭😭😭el más grande!!

  • J Vargas
    J Vargas

    Dirk Nowinski Thank you for all the great years it was an honor watching you in the basketball court 🏀🏀🏀🏀

  • Cluez31

    I don't know but I'm kinda upset that Steve Nash wasn't there.....

  • spidercj13

    Dirks been playing as long as I’ve been alive

  • Sai Namuduri
    Sai Namuduri

    Even the coach's kid's life was affected because her dad had the job security courtesy of Dirk. Wow.

  • 00HoODBoy

    a truly great sportsman and an even greater person behind the name. thank you

  • Connor Hughes
    Connor Hughes

    What the fuck is that so called music

  • Vaas Montenegro
    Vaas Montenegro

    2011 NBA FInals: Miami: We're the big three, they can't beat u---... (Dallas won vs. Miami 4-2) (Surprised Pikachu Meme face) Thank you, Nowitski! From Philippines and a Rockets fan who rooted for you to avenge us. :)

  • Xinyi

    The inspiration goes on, the spirit never retires. thank you Dirk for becoming one of the hero. Let's make that badass statute right now. :)

  • Brandy Labranche
    Brandy Labranche

    Ive never watched an NBA season without you Dirk :'( Good luck!

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