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Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 07:33 PM CDT

Nowitzki Says Goodbye at Home, Set to Visit Spurs in Finale

Nowitzki Says Goodbye at Home, Set to Visit Spurs in Finale

Dirk Nowitzki tells Dallas Mavericks fans that his record 21st season with the same franchise will be his last after win over Phoenix in final home game, set sights on career finale in San Antonio.

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 12:36 PM CDT

Dirk Nowitzki Ends Career in San Antonio, Fans Emotional

Dirk Nowitzki Ends Career in San Antonio, Fans Emotional

Mavericks and Spurs fans waited outside the team’s San Antonio hotel Wednesday morning for one last look at the legend.

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 01:07 AM CDT
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By Chris Blake

Dirk's Final Game in Dallas

Dirk Nowitzki played in his final game at the American Airlines Center Tuesday...View gallery

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Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 12:06 PM CDT

Nowitzki Announces Retirement After Final Home Game for Mavs

Nowitzki Announces Retirement After Final Home Game for Mavs

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has announced that he is retiring from the NBA.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 06:11 PM CDT

'There He Is!' -- A 'Dirk' Nowitzki Story

'There He Is!' -- A 'Dirk' Nowitzki Story

NBC 5 Photojournalist Noah Bullard shares his memory of working with Dirk Nowitzki over the last two decades. "I can spend all day telling Dirk stories and I'll share this one," Noah said.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 05:40 PM CDT

Swish41 Says Goodbye

Swish41 Says Goodbye

Dirk Nowitzki greeted fans at American Airlines Center of what is expected to be his last home game.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 05:45 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Dirk Through the Years

Dirk Nowitzki plays Tuesday in the final home game of what is expected to be his...View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 04:45 PM CDT

Mavs Making Note of What Could be Nowitzki's Final Home Game

Mavs Making Note of What Could be Nowitzki's Final Home Game

Dirk Nowitzki has not said whether he is retiring because he never wanted a farewell tour. As much as the Mavericks have tried to honor his request, owner Mark Cuban makes no secret of the team's desire to...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 02:44 PM CDT

Mavericks Fans Prepare to Say Goodbye to Dirk Nowitzki

Mavericks Fans Prepare to Say Goodbye to Dirk Nowitzki

Tuesday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns will likely be Dirk Nowitzki’s final home game.

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:23 PM CDT

Cuban: 'It's Always Just Been About Winning'

Cuban: 'It's Always Just Been About Winning'

The Mavericks have not won a playoff series since their championship run in 2011. NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs asked Mavs owner Mark Cuban if he did enough to build a contender in the twilight years of...

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2018-19 Schedule

October
Oct. 17 - Suns 121, Mavs 100 | Recap
Oct. 20 - Wolves 136, Mavs 140 | Recap
Oct. 22 - Bulls 109, Mavs 115 | Recap
Oct. 24 - Hawks 111, Mavs 104 | Recap
Oct. 26 - Raptors 116, Mavs 107 | Recap
Oct. 28 - Jazz 113, Mavs 104 | Recap
Oct. 29 - Spurs 113, Mavs 108 OT | Recap
Oct. 31 - Lakers 114, Mavs 113 | Recap

November
Nov. 2 - Knicks 118, Mavs 106 | Recap
Nov. 6 - Mavs 119, Wizards 100 | Recap
Nov. 7 - Jazz 117, Mavs 102 | Recap
Nov. 10. - Mavs 111, Thunder 96 | Recap
Nov. 12 - Mavs 103, Bulls 98 | Recap
Nov. 14 - Mavs 118, Jazz 68 | Recap
Nov. 17 - Mavs 112, Warriors 109 | Recap
Nov. 19 - Grizzlies 98, Mavs 88 | Recap
Nov. 21 - Mavs 119, Nets 113 | Recap
Nov. 24 - Mavs 113, Celtics 104 | Recap
Nov. 28 - Mavs 128, Rockets 108 | Recap
Nov. 30 - Lakers 114, Mavs 103 | Recap

December
Dec. 2 - Mavs 114, Clippers 110 | Recap
Dec. 4 - Mavs 111, Trailblazers 102 | Recap
Dec. 5 - Pelicans 132, Mavs 106 | Recap
Dec. 8 - Mavs 107, Rockets 104 | Recap
Dec. 10 - Mavs 101, Magic 76 | Recap
Dec. 12 - Mavs 114, Hawks 107 | Recap
Dec. 13 - Suns 99, Mavs 89 | Recap
Dec. 16 - Kings 120, Mavs 113 | Recap
Dec. 18 - Nuggets 126, Mavs 118 | Recap
Dec. 20 - Clippers, 125, Mavs 120 | Recap
Dec. 22 - Warriors 120, Mavs 116 | Recap
Dec. 23 - Blazers 121, Mavs 118 OT | Recap
Dec. 26 - Mavs 122, Pelicans 119 | Recap
Dec. 28 - Pelicans 114, Mavs, 112 | Recap
Dec. 30 - Mavs 105, Thunder 103 | Recap
Dec. 31 - Thunder 122, Mavs 102 | Recap

January
Jan. 2 - Mavs 122, Hornets 84 | Recap
Jan. 4 - Celtics 114, Mavs 93 | Recap
Jan. 5 - 76ers 106, Mavs 100 | Recap
Jan. 7 - Lakers 107, Mavs 97 | Recap
Jan. 9 - Mavs 104, Suns 94 | Recap
Jan. 11 - Mavs 119, T'wolves 115 | Recap
Jan. 13 - Warriors 119, Mavs 114 | Recap
Jan. 16 - Spurs 105, Mavs 101 | Recap
Jan. 19 - Pacers 111, Mavs 99 | Recap
Jan. 21 - Bucks 116, Mavs 106 | Recap
Jan. 22 - Mavs 106, Clippers 98 | Recap
Jan. 25 - Mavs 106, Pistons 101 | Recap
Jan. 27 - Raptors 123, Mavs 120 | Recap
Jan. 30 - Mavs 114, Knicks 90 | Recap
Jan. 31 - Mavs 89, Pistons 93 | Recap

February
Feb. 2 - Mavs 111, Cavs 98 | Recap
Feb. 6 - Mavs 99, Hornets 93 | Recap
Feb. 8 - Mavs 107, Bucks 122 |
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Feb. 10 - Mavs 102, Blazers 101 | Recap
Feb. 11 - Mavs 104, Rockets 120 | Recap
Feb. 13 - Mavs 101, Heat 112 | Recap
Feb. 22 - Nuggets 114, Mavs 104 | Recap
Feb. 23 - Jazz 125, Mavs 109 | Recap
Feb. 25 - Clippers 121, Mavs 112 | Recap
Feb. 27 - Mavs 110, Pacers 101 | Recap

March
March 2 - Grizzlies 111, Mavs 91 | Recap
March 4 - Nets 127, Mavs 88 | Recap
March 6 - Wizards 132, Mavs 123 | Recap
March 8 - Mavs 106, Magic 111 | Recap
March 10 - Rockets 94, Mavs 93 | Recap
March 12 - Spurs 112, Mavs 105 | Recap
March 14 - Nuggets 100, Mavs 99 | Recap
March 16 - Mavs 121, Cavs 116 | Recap
March 18 - Pelicans 129, Mavs 125 | Recap
March 20 - Trail Blazers 126, Mavs 118 | Recap
March 21 - Kings 116, Mavs 100 | Recap
March 23 - Mavs 126, Warriors 91 | Recap
March 26 - Kings 125, Mavs 121 | Recap
March 28 - Heat 105, Mavs 99 | Recap
March 31 - Mavs 106, Thunder 103 | Recap

April
April 1 - Mavs 122, 76ers 102 | Recap
April 3 - Timberwolves 110, Mavs 108 | Recap
April 5 - Grizzlies 122, Mavs 112 | Recap
April 7 - Mavs 129, Grizzlies 127 OT | Recap
April 9 - Suns 109, Mavs 120 | Recap
April 10 - Spurs 105, Mavs 94 | Recap
*End of Regular Season*

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Authors

  • NEWY SCRUGGS

    AKA Newdawg. NBC 5 sports director, host of "NBC 5 Sports Zone" and "Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs" on NBC Sports Radio Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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  • PAT DONEY

    Pat is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter who wakes up every morning wanting to tell a great story. He joined NBC 5 in 2013.
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  • PAUL JONES

    Paul is excited to call North Texas home and to report on his favorite team -- the Dallas Cowboys..
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  • NOAH BULLARD

    Noah is an award-winning sports photojournalist who loves covering all sports. He can often be spotted on the sidelines at Dallas Cowboys games. He joined NBC 5 in 2005.
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  • FRANK HEINZ

    Frank is the managing editor of NBCDFW.com and has been with NBC 5 since 2000.