Nowitzki took his Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Finals in 2005-06 and showed everybody that his success wasn't tied to Steve Nash, who left the team two seasons before.
Full Name: Dirk Werner Nowitzki
Nicknames: "German Sensation", "Wunderkind" (child prodigy), "The Dunking Deutschman"
Position: from small forward to center
Jersey Number: 41
Birth date: June 19, 1978
Place of Birth: Wurzburg, Germany
Teams: Dallas Mavericks (1998-99 / present)
Complete NBA Seasons: 10
Team Titles won:
NBA Championships: none
World Championship Medals: 1 - Bronze Medal 2002 WC
Personal Titles and Awards:
NBA Season MVP: 1 - 2006-07
2002 World Championships MVP
2005 European Championship MVP
All NBA First Team: 3 - 2004-05 and 2006-07
NBA All-Star Game: 7 - 2002 to 2008
- 2005-06: Dirk Nowitzki showed he can be a franchise player by leading Dallas to the NBA Finals.
- 2006-07; after a fantastic year Dirk Nowitzki won the Season MVP.
Best Websites: Dirk Nowitzki Profile and his official website is www.dirknowitzki.com
Other interesting information:
Dirk Nowitzki won the Three-Point Shootout in 2006 becoming the tallest players to do so.