Dirk Werner Nowitzki is a German professional basketball player who plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association . An alumnus of Röntgen Gymnasium and DJK Würzburg basketball club, Nowitzki was drafted ninth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1998 NBA Draft, and was immediately traded to the Mavericks, where he has played ever since. Standing 7 ft 0 in , Nowitzki plays the power forward position but also has the athleticism and shooting ability to play the other frontcourt positions, center and small forward. Nowitzki has led the Mavericks to 12 consecutive NBA...
|Birthdate:||June 19, 1978|
|All Positions Played:||Power forward|
|Also known as:||German Wunderkind, Dirk Werner Nowitzki, Dirk Diggler|