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Dirk Nowitzki


I've paid my dues -
Time after time -
I've done my sentence
But committed no crime -
And bad mistakes
I've made a few
I've had my share of sand kicked in my face -
But I've come through

We are the champions - my friends
And we'll keep on fighting - till the end -
We are the champions -
We are the champions
No time for losers
'Cause we are the champions - of the world -

I've taken my bows
And my curtain calls -
You brought me fame and fortuen and everything that goes with it
I thank you all -

But it's been no bed of roses
No pleasure cruise -
I consider it a challenge before the whole human race -
And I ain't gonna lose -

We are the champions - my friends
And we'll keep on fighting - till the end -
We are the champions -
We are the champions
No time for losers
'Cause we are the champions - of the world -
... Dirk Nowitzki is the next MJ.
Dirk is the best white basketball player ever, with only Larry Bird as his competition. His ability to post up, rebound, shoot the 3 pointer and shoot free throws elevated his teams from above average most years to competing for a championship. His fade away jumper is unstoppable (except from behind - and rarely at that) and arguably the second best in that category to Jabbar's sky hook. Although he sometimes struggled with the idea of driving to the basket, he did do it and did it well. Dirk led his Dallas Mavericks team to an NBA Championship in 6 games (4-2) over the Miami "dream team" that had Lebron James and Dwayne Wade on it, two of the other greatest basketball players ever.
Quote from hoopshype: The best European player in history... One of the most versatile guys in the league... A matchup nightmare... Puts the ball on the floor and dribbles like a playmaker, shoots like an off guard and rebounds like a center... His shooting mechanic is almost perfect... Can easily shoot over his defender... Will kill you from the three-point line or driving to the basket...

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Come on guys, No. 12? NEVER EVER! Dirk is better than Bird and he is on 4! After the 2011 Finals everybody knows he is the best white Player ever! Even Magic Johnson commented him like he is a basketball-god.

And he is the one, who doesn't care about his own success... just the team-success is important for him... be contrary to James, Kobe and Iverson.
Dirk should be first because he won nba championship I know mj won more but dirk is a role model people copy mj but dirk is a biger team player than mj mj is from the street he laren how to play be ball dirk was bad at the beging but he got good and won mvp and nba mvp
he is going to be one of the best in basketball. this is because he is a humble giant and he knows how to play the game. He knows how to use his teammates. What makes him a great is he knows when his team need him. He plays for his team and his fans.
No doubt the best german basketball player of all time top 20 in scoring, I think that dirk should be ranked within the top 10 of all time. Finally he has no other good players hardly on the Dallas Mavericks so that makes him that much better. LETS GO DIRK!
He's one of the best all around shooters ever. If he wants to score, he just fades back and knocks it down off one foot every time. He's also so cluch, and that playoff run solidifies him as one of the best of all time. GO MAVS! (I like cheese)
he plays like LARY BIRD... he is the most offensive and defensive player at this time.. for me he is the most unstopable this years forward... he is the new generation of LARRY BIRD..
he plays well.. he is a good shooter... the fade away shots and single foot fade away? who can also do that..... only dirk nowitzki... unblockable spot... great!
His shot is amazing he is my all time influence his in and off court attitude is simply amazing he should be everyone's role model no matter what anyone says
Greatest player ever. He's actually talented not like Wilt, Russel, or shaq that just dunk. Most talented ever. Don't like this comment stick it
O~~ ego.
100% class
And an extra Awesome team to play with.
There aren™t many unstoppable players in the NBA
But Dirk is one of them. Enough said.
Dirk is one of the best NBA players of history. He led the Dallas Mavericks to their first NBA Championships.
The dude led his team with only himself in my opinion, if their was no Dirk, their would be no NBA finals appearances for Dallas for the next 10-20 years!
Dirk is the best player. I am his number one fan.
I love the big blonde man--best power forward ever?
dirk should be higher up on the list! this is unacceptable! he won the mvp for crying out loud!
He shows that he is much better then LeNon and Dwayne Wade altogether.
Wow! this man has 3's and plays inside almost better than Shaq.
Dirk needs to be higher, much higher. Like above Barklay
You can't ask for a better player. He's loyal to the mavs and has hit 4, 000 points.
My man the great Dirk Nowitzki! Not as good as M. J but still amazing
He is an amazing player! He is the reason they one the championship!
He's the best at his size he can shoot in the perimeter
The 2011 run will remain unique forever!

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