Began playing basketball at the age of 13; began working with coach Holger Geschwindner at the age of 15; began playing for local team, DJK Wurzburg X-Rays, a second division team in German Bundeslinga, at the age of 16; played on the German National Junior team, German Under-22 National Team, European Junior Select Team, and World Junior Select Team, 1996; completed mandatory service in German Army, 1998; played for International Junior Select Team, Nike Hoop Summit, 1998; drafted with the ninth pick in the National Basketball Association (NBA) by the Milwaukee Bucks, 1998; traded on draft day to the Dallas Mavericks; signed with the Mavericks and began playing in the NBA, 1998; named to the NBA All-Star Team, 200206; signed contract extension with the Mavericks, 2006. Awards: All-National Basketball Association (NBA) Third Team, 2001; All-NBA Second Team, 2002; Most Valuable Player Award, World Basketball Championships, 2002; All-NBA Second Team, 2003; NBA Player of the Month, December 2004; All-NBA Third Team, 2004; NBA Player of the Month, February 2005; All-NBA First Team, 2005; named All-NBA, 200506. Read more: https://www.notablebiographies.com/newsmakers2/2007-Li-Pr/Nowitzki-Dirk.html#ixzz6Fl6UK83V
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