Retirement ‘could happen’ in 2017, says Nowitzki

first_imgChinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany during Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference finals basketball series against the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 100-96. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)NBA star Dirk Nowitzki says he could retire as early as next year, but admits his dream is to play until 2018 and celebrate 20 years with the Dallas Mavericks.Nowitzki has played for the Mavericks since joining from DJK Wurzburg in 1998.ADVERTISEMENT We are young Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter EDITORS’ PICK PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine The German was the NBA Finals’ MVP during the team’s 2011 championship year and is a 13-time NBA All-Star, but at 38-year-old is coming to the end of his career.“If things don’t go so well and it hurts everywhere, it could be that 2017 will be the end,” the forward told German magazine Sport Bild.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for Slaughter Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Senators to proceed with review of VFA As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Nowitzki is currently struggling with a persistent Achilles tendon problem, has not played since November 25 and says he wants to speak to Mavericks’ bosses next summer about his future.Meanwhile, the Mavericks are patiently waiting for Nowitzki to return having only played five matches of the 24 games in the current NBA season.Dallas beat Denver Nuggets 112-92 on Monday, but remain bottom of the South-West Division with six wins and 18 defeats.ADVERTISEMENT Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Back-to-back losses serve as wake up call for Blackwater SPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad Ali“Actually, my plan is to complete the 20 years and play for Dallas until 2018.“But just because I have signed a two-year contract doesn’t automatically mean that I will play for two years. It could happen next year.” Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND View commentslast_img read more

The 20 Most Important People to the 2015 Season (No. 6)

first_imgNo. 7 (Porter: Bean | Boone: Childs)No. 8 (Porter: Spencer | Boone: Taylor)No. 9 (Porter: Carson | Boone: Washington)No. 10 (Porter: Taylor | Boone: Bean)No. 11 (Porter: Maile | Boone: Burton)No. 12 (Porter: Burton | Boone: Simmons)No. 13 (Porter: Walsh | Boone: Seaton)No. 14 (Porter: Peterson | Boone: Crabtree)No. 15 (Porter: Washington | Boone: Jacobs)No. 16 (Porter: Sterns | Boone: Salako)No. 17 (Porter: Childs | Boone: Sterns)No. 18 (Porter: Sheperd | Boone: Maile)No. 19 (Porter: McEndoo | Boone: Walsh)No. 20 (Porter: Jacobs | Boone: Lampkin)If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers! Kyle and I will be sorting through the 20 most important people leading up to the 2015 season every day until the Central Michigan game which, as you know, is just 7 (!) days away.Porter: Yesterday, I noted how important Jimmy Bean is to OSU’s defense. The only reason he’s important, though, is because he has Emmanuel Ogbah out here doing nightmarish things to opposing backfields. Otherwise, Bean is just another above average DE on an above average defense. No. 38 makes him, and the rest of the defense, downright spectacular.“Emmanuel Ogbah and Jimmy Bean are something special,” said offensive lineman Zach Crabtree on Thursday. “We’re special across the board on the d-line. Ogbah has everything, and it’s good that we get to practice against those guys. They give us an upper hand on preparing. We’re just focused on what we’re doing right now as an offensive line and how we’re going to work as a unit, rather than the other opponents.”Boone: I have Brandon Sheperd slotted here. The first depth chart released yesterday has Sheperd at WR1, even with a dislocated finger. Rudolph and Sheperd’s rapport will be a great asset early on to foster Rudolph’s development. I’m betting on a big year for Shep, and honestly I feel like I am slotting him too low (or high?) here.You think he’s ready? I think he’s ready.Had to come back to back with it! Turn up poke nation, lets goooooooooo!!!!!!#rise#WTIB??⌛️— brandon sheperd (@bshep10) August 27, 2015last_img read more