Having already achieved national fame in Germany, a Dirk Nowitzki appearance in the 1998 NBA Draft began his rise to international stardom. In the ’98 draft, he was selected ninth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks, but was traded to the Mavericks, where he has played since. A Dirk Nowitzki appearance usually features him at power forward, although he is also capable of playing center or small forward.
In 2007, Nowitzki was named MVP, becoming the first European-born player in NBA history to receive the award. He is also the first Maverick ever to be included in an All-NBA team. Nowitzki is also a seven-time All-Star and the 2006 All-Star Three-Point Shootout Champion.
**Dirk Nowitzki Speaker**
Coming from an athletic family, a Dirk Nowitzki speaker appearance can talk about versatility and its usefulness in any kind of sports. Other great Dirk Nowitzki speaker topics can include the challenges of coming from international basketball into the NBA, and what it’s like to represent his home country, Germany, in international competition, while being a professional in the USA.
**Dirk Nowitzki Appearance**
Despite being an established NBA superstar, a Dirk Nowitzki appearance in international basketball is also common, as Nowitzki has been on the German national basketball team since the 1999 FIBA European championships.
**Dirk Nowitzki Endorsement**
Considered as one of the best European players in basketball history, Nowitzki was hailed “European Basketball Player of the Year” by Gazzetta dello Sport for five consecutive years. In 2005, he was also voted FIBA European Basketball Player of the Year. These accolades are a potent Dirk Nowitzki endorsement of his capabilities as an athlete.
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