The 40-year-old German, Dirk Nowitzki has a new contract for one season, signed with Dallas. That made the NBA club on Monday known. It is Nowitzki’s 21st season with the Mavericks, and thus he breaks a record. Never played someone as long as for the same club in the NBA.
Until today handed Nowitzki the record with the American Kobe Bryant, who his entire career (1996-2016) the colours of LA Lakers defended.
Since 1998, scored Nowitzki 31.183 points in the NBA. Thus, the MVP of 2007 on the sixth place in the eternal ranking. He has only 237 points need to basketball legend wilt Chamberlain is to go beyond and the top five to come in.
The new commitment provides Nowitzki $ 5 million (4,27 million euros). The German does not exclude that there is also a 22nd season. “Never say never, at my age you look at the year by year, we’ll see how next season I doorkom. That are clichés, but so it is,” he says on the web page of the Mavericks. For money need Nowitzki’t have to do it. “But I play still love basketball, love the league and want my team to victories help. Only if I there is no fun in life, it is time to stop.”