Tag Archives: Dirk Nowitzki

Nowitzki Takes Less to Stay in Dallas

The Mavericks managed to sign their franchise player to a contract extension while still maintaining enough cap flexibility to continue to rebuild the roster. Dirk Nowitzki agreed to a three-year $30 million extension as Dallas looks to return to title contention.  Read More »

Ellis Sparks Dallas to Critical Win

Throughout his career Monta Ellis was piling up gaudy statistics on under-performing teams. When he became a free agent this summer, he spurned a more lucrative offer to become the secondary scorer alongside Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas.  Read More »

Nowitzki Rapidly Climbing Scoring List

Only 137 points stand between Dirk Nowitzki and a spot among the top-10 scorers in NBA history. In his 16th season, Nowitzki already surpassed Jerry West, Reggie Miller, Alex English and John Havlicek on the all-time scoring list. Read More »

Charlotte Experiencing Basketball Revival

Just a few years ago, the Charlotte Bobcats were the worst team in professional basketball, maybe even the worst of all time. Everyone from coaches to players, general manager and owner Michael Jordan were all heavily criticized for fielding one of the most pathetic teams possible, capable of winning just seven games out of sixty six that season. To top ... Read More »

Mavericks Long Overdue for a Shave

The Mavericks average 20,030 fans per game at the American Airlines Center, but the team is hoping one person in attendance will have a busy Thursday night. Fifty days after making a pact to not shave until the team returned to .500, Dallas has invited the barber of guard O.J. Mayo to tonight’s game against the Pacers. Read More »

Facial Hair Can’t Cover Up Ugly Season

No amount of facial hair can cover up a disappointing 2012-13 season in Dallas. The Mavericks (21-28) have vowed not to shave again until they bring their record back to the .500 mark but a daunting task for a group surrendering 103 points per game, third most in the league.  Read More »

Nowitzki’s Return not Enough for Dallas

Dallas received an early holiday treat Sunday night. Dirk Nowizki made an unexpected early return to the Mavericks rotation just 65 days after he underwent knee surgery underwent knee surgery in October. Read More »

NBA Players Thankful for Their Health

Staying off of the injured list has been a rare commodity for All-Star caliber players this year. Several players have yet to make their season debut, while many others have suffered fluke injuries that have forced them to the sidelines. Spurs forward Stephen Jackson, one of the latest injury victims, is out for the next four-to-six weeks after fracturing his ... Read More »

Rapid Reactions: Opening Night

Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Lebron James pose with the championship rings they were presented with on opening night.

The NBA season tipped-off last night with three games, including TNT’s first nationally televised doubleheader, and Shattertheglass.com is here to give you the Good, the Bad and the suit that Craig Sager was wearing, including: Charles Barkley elaborates on what he looks for in an accountant but not in an offense (video below)… Ray Allen might not be the Heat’s ... Read More »

Nowitzki Opts for Knee Surgery

In 14 years, Dirk Nowitzki has yet to miss more than 10 games in a single season. The streak remarkable health can only last so long. After attempts to relieve the swelling in his right knee failed, the 11-time All-Star underwent arthroscopic on Friday, likely keeping him out for six weeks.  Read More »