Dirk Nowitzki: Steph Curry best off-the-dribble shooter in history
Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki joined the show to talk about his season and more. Here are some of his remarks ….
— Nowitzki on retirement: “I’m going to try to fulfill my contract (which ends after next season). We’ll see how my body feels.”
— Nowitzki on Steph Curry: “I would describe him as one of the best or the best off-the-dribble shooter I’ve seen in this league.”
— Nowitzki compared Curry and Steve Nash: “The creativity is there with the passing and drives and never turning the ball over. He’s definitely looking more to shoot than Steve ever has.”
— Nowitzki on playing Kobe Bryant recently: “I’m a big fan of his. Have been my entire career…. He deserves all he’s getting now. He’s been incredible for the League.”
— Nowitzki commented on Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis. “I’m a big fan of him,” Nowitzki said. “If he keeps working the sky is the limit.”
— Dan asked Nowitzki if he remembered his first game. “My first game was against Seattle against Detlef Schrempf, a hero [in Germany]. It was crazy to be there. It was my worst NBA game.
— Nowitzki on a rumor he once lost to owner Mark Cuban in HORSE: “I’ve never lost to Mark in horse. He still claims he beat me in one on one when he first bought the team. I don’t remember it.