Dirk Raised Expectations. Now Hopefully Luka Will Do the Same.

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Dirk Raised Expectations. Now Hopefully Luka Will Do the Same.
Dirk Raised Expectations. Now Hopefully Luka Will Do the Same.

Dallas Mavericks fans know all about Dirk Nowitzki's accolades. He's an NBA champion, a League MVP, a Finals MVP, a top ten all-time NBA scorer, and arguably the greatest athlete in DFW history. But Nowitzki did something else along the way, something we didn't realize. Of all his skills—the quiet leadership, the unstoppable midrange fade away, the deep range—the one Mavs fans most overlooked was his ability to make his teammates better. Dirk Nowitzki made his teammates look good. Really good. Way better than they probably were. Plenty of players can put up empty stats, but the true superstars are the ones who carry their teammates to greater heights than ever thought possible. Dirk did this

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