Dirk Nowitzki

Overview

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki didn't grow up with a basketball in his hands. Dirk was born in Wurzburg, Germany, where soccer is the most popular sport. But as a teenager sport. But as a teenager, Dirk discovered that he was a natural basketball player. After being selected in the 1998 NBA draft, the powerful 7'0" forward quickly proved that he is more than just a tall player. In 2011 Dirk was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the NBA Finals as Dallas beat the Miami Heat to become world champions. Learn ...

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Overview

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki didn't grow up with a basketball in his hands. Dirk was born in Wurzburg, Germany, where soccer is the most popular sport. But as a teenager sport. But as a teenager, Dirk discovered that he was a natural basketball player. After being selected in the 1998 NBA draft, the powerful 7'0" forward quickly proved that he is more than just a tall player. In 2011 Dirk was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the NBA Finals as Dallas beat the Miami Heat to become world champions. Learn more about Dirk's unusual journey to the top of the basketball world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822576617
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Series: Amazing Athletes Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents

World Champions 9

Late Starter 10

Taking Off 15

Belter and Better 19

One of the Best 13

Selected Career Highlights 29

Glossary 30

Further Reading & Websites 31

Index 31

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