Dirk Nowitzki and his wife, Jessica Olsson, seen here at The 2011 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.
Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki's is a father.
The team confirmed late Wednesday night that Nowitzki and his wife, Jessica Olsson, gave birth to their first child.
According to German newspaper Bild, the baby is a girl.
Nowitzki's father, Jörg, told the newspaper that he was proud to be a grandfather for the third time. Nowitzki's sister has two children.
Nowitzki and Olsson were married in July 2012.