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Dirk Nowitzki

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Dirk Nowitzki: NBA Legend

In Depth With Graham Bensinger

We spent two days with Dirk Nowitzki in the city he set down roots in throughout his entire 21-year NBA career. The former NBA MVP reflects on the quirky German who primed him for the League, regrets after a rough rookie season and calling the cops on a fraudulent former fiancée. Plus, we get a taste of his musical talents and he recaps a story from his wedding that he’s never told before.

1hr 10mins

14 Nov 2022

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What It's Like to Be Great at Something with Dirk Nowitzki (2022)

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast

Chris is wrapping up vacation this week, so WITHpod is sharing another favorite recent episode. From the original description:Seven-foot-tall Dirk Nowitzki is one of the greatest NBA players in history. Throughout his illustrious and landmark career, he’s redefined the sport through his signature moves, unique mindset and approach. His extraordinary story is the subject of a book published in March of 2022, “The Great Nowitzki: Basketball and The Meaning of Life,” a culmination of seven years of writing by award-winning novelist and sportswriter Thomas Pletzinger. Basketball is Chris’ favorite sport, so it really was a special treat to have the Dallas Mavericks superstar on WITHpod. Nowitzki joins to talk about the role of mentorship, going from the German suburbs to being one of the Top 75 Greatest Players of All-time, the mental toll and expectations of stardom, staying grounded and more.

1hr

11 Aug 2022

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Dirk Nowitzki | May 2021

The Bill Simmons Podcast: The Interviews

May 2021: Nowitzki and Bill talk about the NBA legend’s experience winning an NBA championship in 2011 and some of his playoff stories. Other topics include Luka Doncic, Nikola Jokic, and Steve Nash.Host: Bill SimmonsGuest: Dirk Nowitzki Production Support: Steve Ceruti, Ben Cruz, Tim Angan and Garrett Gonzales Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 6mins

18 Jul 2022

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What It's Like to Be Great at Something with Dirk Nowitzki

Why Is This Happening? The Chris Hayes Podcast

Seven-foot-tall Dirk Nowitzki is one of the greatest NBA players in history. Throughout his illustrious and landmark career, he’s redefined the sport through his signature moves, unique mindset and approach. His extraordinary story is the subject of a book published in March of 2022, “The Great Nowitzki: Basketball and The Meaning of Life,” a culmination of seven years of writing by award-winning novelist and sportswriter Thomas Pletzinger. Basketball is Chris’ favorite sport, so it really was a special treat to have the Dallas Mavericks superstar on WITHpod. Nowitzki joins to talk about the role of mentorship, going from the German suburbs to being one of the Top 75 Greatest Players of All-time, the mental toll and expectations of stardom, staying grounded and more.

59mins

12 Apr 2022

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MLB Opening Day, Is ‘Winning Time’ Good?, Dirk Nowitzki’s History in SI

Sports Illustrated Weekly

Major League Baseball has its Opening Day on Thursday. We have the SI baseball braintrust gathered for a roundtable: senior writers Tom Verducci and Stephanie Apstein and editor Matt Martell. They’ll tell us what’s exciting about this season, what’s wrong with baseball, and what’s changed forever after the lockout. Sports Illustrated MLB coverage | @si_mlb on Twitter With the nightly implosion of LeBron’s Lakers, HBO lures us into Showtime-era nostalgia with their hit-in-waiting, Winning Time. We welcome Jordan Ligons of the Spinsters podcast and The Ringer’s TV critic Alison Herman to answer a simple question: Is Winning Time any good? And is anyone watching? HBO Max | Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (YouTube) Dirk Nowitzki entered the NBA in 1998 with no shortage of hype. Twenty-one seasons later, collecting an MVP award in 2007 and the Larry O’Brien trophy with a Finals MVP in ’11, it’s safe to say he lived up to the hype and then some. Howard Beck had Dirk on The Crossover podcast and took a few minutes to ask about his history with SI. SI Vault: Fast Developing After A Rookie Year in Which the Negatives Prevailed, the Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki Looks Like a Budding Star by Jon Wertheim The Great Nowitzki: Basketball and the Meaning of Life by Thomas PletzingerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

6 Apr 2022

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03/09/22 DPS Hour 3 Dirk Nowitzki

The Dan Patrick Show

Dirk Nowitzki talks to Dan about his first time playing against NBA players. Dirk says he served in the German military and did 2 months of boot camp. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

9 Mar 2022

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One on One with Dirk Nowitzki

The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki, to discuss his new biography, “The Great Nowitzki: Basketball and the Meaning of Life,” and lessons from his amazing career. Also: His rivalry with Dwyane Wade, his relationship with Luka Doncic, his role in the big-man evolution and much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

4 Mar 2022

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Dirk Nowitzki on How He Changed the Game, Plus the Ceiling for Ja and the Grizzlies

The Ryen Russillo Podcast

Ryen opens with some thoughts on Ja Morant and the Grizzlies continuing to be the best watch in the NBA right now and why it’s OK to just enjoy them without getting ahead of ourselves (0:28). Then, he chats with NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki about his new book, 'The Great Nowitzki,' his unlikely path to changing the way the game is played, a few big what-ifs in his career, and how his image changed after he won a title (10:05). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (45:40).Host: Ryen RussilloGuests: Dirk NowitzkiProducers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 25mins

1 Mar 2022

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Mark Cuban "I think [Luka Doncic] was humbled" & Dirk Nowitzki Slander

Locked On Mavericks - Daily Podcast On The Dallas Mavs

Mark Cuban commented on Luka Doncic's recent weight change on The Ticket today, should he have said what he said? Plus, Dirk Nowitzki's ranking in one of the ESPN & The Athletic's Top 75 were downright criminal.Nick Angstadt (@NickVanExit) and Isaac Harris (@IsaacLHarris) discuss Mark Cuban's comments on Luka Doncic, how Dirk Nowitzki ranked in the NBA's Top 75, and then why it's important for media to have access to locker rooms.Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: Locked On MavericksFollow/Subscribe Anywhere: linktr.ee/LockedOnMavsFollow Locked On NBA: linktr.ee/LockedOnNBA Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offersPrizePicks - Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy!Built Bar - Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order.BetOnline - BetOnline..net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts!Rock Auto - Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you.TrueBill - Don’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at Truebill.com/LOCKEDONNBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36mins

23 Feb 2022

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Everything from Dirk Nowitzki's Jersey Retirement & Dallas Mavericks Beat Golden State Warriors

Locked On Mavericks - Daily Podcast On The Dallas Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks retired Dirk Nowitzki's jersey and got their best win of the season over the Golden State Warriors, how could it have gone any better...?Nick Angstadt (@NickVanExit) and Isaac Harris (@IsaacLHarris) share their first-hand experience from Dirk Nowitzki's Jersey Retirement. What stands out about Dirk through all the accolades and kind words people have said over the last few days? Then they breakdown the Mavs win over the Golden State Warriors. Was this the biggest win over the season? (Yes.) How did the Mavs respond to adversity in the 3rd Quarter when the Warriors woke up for a brief moment?Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: Locked On MavericksFollow/Subscribe Anywhere: linktr.ee/LockedOnMavsFollow Locked On NBA: linktr.ee/LockedOnNBA Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offersBuilt Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15” and you’ll get 15% off your next order.BetOnline AG - There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus.PrizePicks - Don’t hesitate, check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy!TrueBill - Don’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at Truebill.com/LOCKEDONNBA.Shopify - Go to SHOPIFY.com/lockedonnba for a FREE fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39mins

6 Jan 2022

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