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41 Dirk Nowitzki F

Dallas Mavericks

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
95%65%
Key Stats
GPMIN/GPPGREB/GAST/GFG %
5426.414.26.51.543.7

Player Updates

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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki: Agrees to terms with Mavs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nowitzki and the Mavericks agreed to terms on a two-year, $10 million deal Thursday, ESPN reports.

While Nowitzki was technically a free agent, there was no doubt he'd be back with the Mavericks, and the veteran has once again given the team a discount. At age 39, Nowitzki's best days are in the rear view, but he's still a very serviceable player, and he closed last season with averages of 14.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in just over 26 minutes per game. Injuries limited him to just 54 games, however, and the Mavs will likely be careful with his workload in 2017-18, which could hinder his fantasy utility.

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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki: Option declined by Mavericks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nowitzki will have his $25 million team option for the 2017-18 season declined, but is expected to re-sign with the Mavericks, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports.

Shortly after this past season concluded, Nowitzki was quick to announce he'd be returning for his 20th year in the NBA, but he'll first need to restructure his contract in order for the Mavericks to free up some space. A new two-year deal is expected to eventually be agreed upon between the two sides, although nothing concrete has been put in place. Once re-signed, Nowitzki should continue to be a key piece in the Mavericks regular rotation, but his numbers could continue to dip as he gets older.

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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki: Will come back for 20th season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nowitzki is expected back with the Mavericks for the 2017-18 season, Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

Nowitzki has squashed retirement talks immediately after the regular season, agreeing to come back to the Mavericks, who hold a $25 million team option for the 38-year-old veteran. They'll be expected to exercise the option, which means Nowitzki is set to take part in his 20th NBA season. Nowitzki continues to see his numbers fall as he gets further and further into his career, with the 2016-17 season marking his lowest scoring average at 14.2 points per game since his rookie season with the Mavericks. That said, he'll still join Harrison Barnes in opening next season as arguably the team's two most important players, although another slight dip in production wouldn't be surprising.

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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki: Will be rested for season finale Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nowitzki will be held out of Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies for rest, Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

Nowitzki finished his final game of the season against the Nuggets on Tuesday with 21 points (9-20 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, one assist, three blocks and one steal across 27 minutes. However, with the Mavericks eliminated from playoff contention, there's no real reason to have their veteran play in the second game of a back-to-back set at the very end of the season. Nowitzki finishes his 2016-17 campaign averaging 14.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists across 26.4 minutes. While there's obviously going to be talk about a potential retirement, the Mavericks hold a $25 million team option on Nowitzki for next year and he appeared to have plenty of juice left in the tank.

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Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki: Sees restricted minutes Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nowitzki contributed eight points (4-6 FG, 0-2 3Pt), three rebounds, three blocks and one assist across 16 minutes in a 102-89 loss to the Spurs on Friday.

With the Mavericks eliminated from playoff contention, it looks like coach Rick Carlisle intends to take it easy on the team's main contributors down the stretch. Aside from undrafted rookie Yogi Ferrell, who has stepped in as the starting point guard with Seth Curry (shoulder) out, Nowitzki and the Mavs' other three starters all saw 18 minutes or fewer Friday. Given that Nowitzki recently got over an Achilles injury, expect his playing time to remain restricted over the final thee contests, making him an unappealing lineup option in most season-long leagues entering the last week of the season.

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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
1998-99Dallas4795813633640.5146820.69912877.33858.2
1999-00Dallas822938515111846.111630637.928934883.0143517.5
2000-01Dallas823125591124747.415139038.745153883.8178421.8
2001-02Dallas762891600125847.713935039.744051685.3177923.4
2002-03Dallas803117690148946.314839037.948354888.1201125.1
2003-04Dallas772915605131046.29929034.137142387.7168021.8
2004-05Dallas783020663144545.99122839.961570886.9203226.1
2005-06Dallas813089751156448.011027140.653959890.1215126.6
2006-07Dallas782820673134150.27217341.649855190.4191624.6
2007-08Dallas772769630131447.97922035.947854487.9181723.6
2008-09Dallas813050774161647.96117035.948554589.0209425.9
2009-10Dallas813039720149648.15112142.153658691.5202725.0
2010-11Dallas732504610117951.76616839.339544389.2168123.0
2011-12Dallas622079473103445.77821236.831835589.6134221.6
2012-13Dallas53166134372847.16515741.416619386.091717.3
2013-14Dallas802628633127349.713132939.833837689.9173521.7
2014-15Dallas772282487106245.910427438.025528988.2133317.3
2015-16Dallas752364498111244.812634236.825028089.3137218.3
2016-17Dallas54142429667843.77920937.89811287.576914.2
TOTAL139448673106882260047.31780466838.17104808187.93026021.7
More Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
1998-99Dallas479581623.4471.0290.6270.673
1999-00Dallas8229385326.52032.5630.8680.8141
2000-01Dallas8231257549.21732.1791.01011.2156
2001-02Dallas7628917559.91862.4831.1771.0145
2002-03Dallas8031177919.92393.01111.4821.0152
2003-04Dallas7729156708.72072.7921.21041.4135
2004-05Dallas7830207579.72403.1971.21191.5176
2005-06Dallas8130897289.02262.8580.7831.0156
2006-07Dallas7828206938.92633.4520.7620.8167
2007-08Dallas7727696598.62663.5510.7710.9160
2008-09Dallas8130506818.41972.4610.8630.8157
2009-10Dallas8130396207.72182.7700.9791.0149
2010-11Dallas7325045137.01902.6380.5470.6137
2011-12Dallas6220794186.71362.2420.7300.5117
2012-13Dallas5316613636.81322.5380.7370.770
2013-14Dallas8026284986.22162.7730.9450.6117
2014-15Dallas7722824575.91431.9390.5330.482
2015-16Dallas7523644896.51321.8520.7520.784
2016-17Dallas5414243536.5821.5300.6380.751
TOTAL139448673108937.834962.511580.812180.92425
Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2000-01Dallas103996916342.3134628.3839488.323423.4
2001-02Dallas83577316444.5162857.1657487.822728.4
2002-03Dallas1772215031347.9276144.310311391.243025.3
2003-04Dallas52124510045.071546.7364285.713326.6
2004-05Dallas1355110325640.2103033.39211182.930823.7
2005-06Dallas2398319641946.8236734.320522989.562027.0
2006-07Dallas6239369438.341921.1425084.011819.7
2007-08Dallas5211439147.361833.3425280.813426.8
2008-09Dallas103948817051.862128.6869392.526826.8
2009-10Dallas62335810654.74757.1404295.216026.7
2010-11Dallas2182619239648.5235046.017518694.158227.7
2011-12Dallas4154347744.21616.7384290.510726.8
2013-14Dallas72635412642.91128.3253180.613419.1
2014-15Dallas5181388445.241723.5262892.910621.2
2015-16Dallas5170418349.441136.4161794.110220.4
TOTAL14558931220264246.214940836.51074120489.2366325.3
More Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2000-01Dallas10399818.1141.4111.180.814
2001-02Dallas835710513.1182.2162.060.822
2002-03Dallas1772219611.5372.2211.2160.940
2003-04Dallas52125911.871.471.4132.66
2004-05Dallas1355113110.1433.3181.4211.633
2005-06Dallas2398326811.7672.9251.1140.649
2006-07Dallas62396811.3142.3111.881.314
2007-08Dallas52116012.0204.010.271.410
2008-09Dallas1039410110.1313.190.980.823
2009-10Dallas6233498.2183.050.840.710
2010-11Dallas218261718.1532.5120.6130.665
2011-12Dallas4154256.271.830.800.010
2013-14Dallas7263568.0111.660.960.915
2014-15Dallas51815210.4122.420.420.410
2015-16Dallas5170244.881.620.430.67
TOTAL1455893144610.03602.51491.01290.9328
College Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
1997-98Germany2069920636756.1185433.313517776.356528.2
1998-99Germany1659912327544.7207626.310012878.136622.9
TOTAL36129832964251.23813029.223530577.093125.9
More College Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
1997-98Germany206991989.9201.000.000.00
1998-99Germany165991358.4503.100.000.00
TOTAL3612983339.2701.900.000.00
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
7-0/245
Birthdate:
6/19/1978
Age:
39
Hometown:
Wurzburg, West Germany
Team:
Dallas Mavericks
School:
No College
NBA Experience:
19