NBA: Dirk Nowitzki on Kristaps Porzingis: ‘He’s way better than I was at 20’

Whenever a new player emerges and he’s extremely talented, people try to find an old great to compare him to.  Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has garnered comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki.  Porzingis revealed that Nowitzki was one of his idols and growing up in Latvia, he studied Nowitzki’s game tapes.  When the two met for the Knicks vs. Mavericks game on Monday night, Nowitzki revealed that Porzingis is light years ahead of where he was at 20 years old.

(Video) NBA: LOL Dirk Nowitzki Says His Skating Lessons Paid Off After CJ McCollum Hit Him With a Crossover

The Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trailblazers 115-112 in overtime on Tuesday night but CJ McCollum came away with the play of the night on veteran Dirk Nowitzki.

(Photos) NBA: Shut it Down… Dirk Nowitzki Wins Halloween Dressed as Lurch From The Addams Family

Halloween is approaching and many NBA stars have already broken out their costumes for this year.  It’s pretty difficult to beat the OKC Thunder with Kevin Durant dressing as the pizza delivery man aka Martin Lawrence in Blue Streak and Russell Westbrook dressing as his own teammate Steven Adams.  Dirk Nowitzki might’ve taken the cake though as he dressed up as Lurch, the iconic non-speaking butler from The Addams Family.  Dirk nailed it from the costume down to look in his eyes.

#MusicStillMatters NEW MUSIC: Migos ft. Young Dolph – Dirk Nowitzki

Fresh from releasing their joint mixtape with Rich The Kid titled “Streets On Lock 4,” Migos single out one of the heaters on the project featuring Young Dolph. The Zaytoven produced cut which is named after NBA great Dirk Nowitzki.

NBA: Dirk Nowitzki Plans to Play Two More Seasons Before Retiring

Dirk Nowitzski is entering his 17th season in the NBA but unlike Kobe Bryant, he has an absolute timetable of when he will call it quits.

NBA: Lakers Legend James Worthy Says Knicks Rookie Kristaps Porzingis is a Mix of Dirk & Durant

There’s a lot of intrigue and anticipation surrounding New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis whom they chose with the No. 4 pick in the 2015 draft.  The Latvian big man scored 12 points in 18 minutes in his summer league debut.  Lakers legend, now a team broadcaster, James Worthy had some pretty high praise for the 19 year old.

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