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19-year NBA veteran Dirk Nowitzki agreed a two-year $10 million contract to remain with the Dallas Mavericks.
Dallas announced the deal that they have re-signed Nowitzki to return in 2017-18 season for his 20th season with the Mavs.
We know that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was the fifth player ever to reach 20-year career in the NBA with the same team and the 39-year-old power forward/center is set to join the Black Mamba as the sole members of NBA’s 20-year with one NBA franchise.
The 13 NBA All-Star has a career averages of 21.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 34.9 minutes In his 1,394 career games and he started 1,363 of them.
In addition, Nowitzki is the Dallas leader in several different categories including the 30,260 points milestone that he reached last season, 10,893 rebounds, 10,688 field goals made, 1,780 three-pointers made, 7,104 free throws made and 48,673 minutes played.
He was also named the Most Valuable Player of the 2006-07 season and voted as the MVP of the 2011 NBA Finals and helped the franchise to win the NBA title in the same year.
Moreover, Nowitzki earned 12 consecutive All-NBA Team selections in 2000-2012 and was the recipient of the 2014 Magic Johnson Award and the 2017 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.
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