The regular season of the National basketball Association (NBA) between the “Phoenix suns” and “Dallas Mavericks” will go down in history of the League. The fact that, coming to the site and typing for six minutes, two points, a 40-year-old German, Dirk Nowitzki set a record for number of seasons spent in one team — current was his 21st, and by this measure, he surpassed the legend “Los Angeles Lakers” Kobe Bryant.
Note that Nowitzki, whose height is 213 cm, was selected as the “Milwaukee Bucks” at NBA draft-1998 under 9-m number, but was immediately traded to the “Dallas Mavericks”, where he spent his entire career. On account of his more than 1,600 games in the strongest League of the world in which he averaged over 20 points per game.
In 2011, the German became the champion of the NBA finals, the team of Dirk in six games (4:2) defeated “Miami heat”. Was a member of the 13 matches “All stars of the NBA”, and in 2007 was recognized as the most valuable player of the League. In the German national team became the bronze medalist of the 2002 world Cup, and also won silver in the European championship in 2005.
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