|Apr. 24 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Nowitzki had 27 points and eight rebounds in Saturday's loss to Oklahoma City in Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals.
Analysis: The future Hall of Famer had his best game of the series, though it wasn't enough for the undermanned Mavericks in a 119-108 loss.
|Apr. 19 10:54 AM PT11:54 AM MT12:54 PM CT1:54 PM ET17:54 GMT1:54 10:54 AM MST12:54 PM EST21:54 UAE19:5413:54 ET12:54 PM CT16:54 - Nowitzki said he expects to play Thursday after bruising his right knee early in Game 2.
Analysis: Coach Rick Carlisle said Tuesday that Nowitzki bruised his right knee when he fell early in the Mavericks' 85-84 Game 2 win over Oklahoma City in a first-round playoff series that is tied 1-1.
|Apr. 14 10:24 PM PT11:24 PM MT12:24 AM CT1:24 AM ET5:24 GMT13:24 10:24 PM MST12:24 AM EST9:24 UAE07:241:24 ET12:24 AM CT4:24 - Nowitzki scored 19 points but finished 5 of 17 from the field in Wednesday's loss to San Antonio.
Analysis: Nowitzki ends his 18th NBA season averaging 18.3 points per game, a slight increase from the previous one. The 37-year-old is more a complementary fantasy asset than a core contributor at this stage of his long career.
|Apr. 12 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - Nowitzki turned back the fantasy clock Monday.
Analysis: Nowitzki scored 22 with 11 boards as the Dallas Mavericks clinched a Western Conference playoff spot for the third consecutive season and the 15th time in the last 16 years.
|Apr. 9 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Nowitzki had 21 points Friday.
Analysis: This is the first time in seven games he reached 20 points.
|Mar. 24 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE05:120:12 ET10:12 PM CT3:12 - Nowitzki scored 21 points on Wednesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki scored 40 in his last game against the Blazers but this time, the German came crashing back to Earth a bit.
|Mar. 20 5:48 PM PT6:48 PM MT7:48 PM CT8:48 PM ET0:48 GMT8:48 5:48 PM MST7:48 PM EST4:48 UAE (+1)01:4820:48 ET6:48 PM CT23:48 - Nowitzki turned back the fantasy clock Sunday.
Analysis: Nowitzki scored a season-high 40 points as he reached that plateau for the first time in two seasons. He faces the Blazers again Wednesday.
|Mar. 18 8:59 PM PT9:59 PM MT10:59 PM CT11:59 PM ET3:59 GMT11:59 8:59 PM MST10:59 PM EST7:59 UAE (+1)04:5923:59 ET9:59 PM CT2:59 - Nowitzki had 24 points Friday.
Analysis: Nowitzki is averaging 24.9 points in his last seven games with the Mavs losing six of them.
|Mar. 17 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:441:44 ET11:44 PM CT4:44 - Nowitzki tallied 20 points in Wednesday's narrow loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: The veteran continued a strong six-game run in which he's averaged 25.0 points and shot 52.4 percent from the field.
|Mar. 15 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:340:34 ET10:34 PM CT3:34 - Nowitzki scored 23 points with 11 rebounds in the Mavericks' 107-96 win at Charlotte on Monday.
Analysis: Nowitzki is averaging 26.0 points over the last five games after putting up 15.0 during the previous three.
|Mar. 13 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:400:40 ET10:40 PM CT3:40 - Nowitzki scored 30 points in Saturday's loss to the Pacers.
Analysis: Nowitzki has been scoring plenty lately, averaging 26.8 points and shooting 57.1 percent in his last four games.
|Mar. 10 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT5:06 - Nowitzki posted his first double-double in six games with 25 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: He made 10 of 17 shots and half of his four 3-point attempts as his scoring average moved to 25.7 over the last three games.
|Mar. 7 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST9:04 UAE06:040:04 ET11:04 PM CT4:04 - Nowitzki scored 30 points in Sunday's loss in Denver.
Analysis: Nowitzki has averaged 21.3 points and shot 53.3 percent in his last six games.
|Feb. 27 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT5:08 - Nowitzki followed Wednesday's season-high effort with 20 points on 10-of-21 shooting Friday.
Analysis: He added 13 rebounds two nights after going for 33 points.
|Feb. 24 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE05:4323:43 ET10:43 PM CT3:43 - Nowitzki had a season-high 33 points in Wednesday's loss to Oklahoma City.
Analysis: He averaged 14.8 points over his previous five, nearly three below his season average.
|Feb. 9 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:4223:42 ET10:42 PM CT2:42 - Nowitzki finished with 17 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's 121-119 overtime loss to Utah.
Analysis: He just missed out on his first double-double since Jan. 18.
|Feb. 4 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Nowitzki scored 28 points in Wednesday's loss to Miami.
Analysis: Nowitzki is averaging 23.0 points in his last two games after sitting out two fo the previous three.
|Feb. 1 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE05:0223:02 ET10:02 PM CT2:02 - Nowitzki had 18 points in Monday's loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: Nowitzki had 10 of his points from the free throw line after sitting out two of the previous three games.
|Jan. 31 6:17 PM PT7:17 PM MT8:17 PM CT9:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)03:1721:17 ET8:17 PM CT0:17 - Nowitzki skipped the game against Phoenix on Sunday night to rest on the front end of a back-to-back and the first of five games in seven nights for Dallas.
Analysis: Coach Rick Carlisle said the decision was based on the schedule, not recent right knee swelling that forced the 37-year-old Nowitzki to miss a game. In his 18th season, Nowitzki is out for the second time in three games after sitting the second night of a back-to-back at Golden State on Wednesday. Dallas plays at Atlanta on Monday night. Nowitzki said he woke up with knee swelling the day after a Jan. 18 home game against Boston and sat a night later against Minnesota.
|Jan. 27 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET2:39 GMT10:39 7:39 PM MST9:39 PM EST6:39 UAE (+1)03:3921:39 ET8:39 PM CT0:39 - Nowitzki will not play Wednesday night at Golden State.
Analysis: Coach Rick Carlisle is merely giving his veteran star a rest on the second night of a back-to-back.
|Jan. 20 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST4:13 UAE (+1)01:1319:13 ET6:13 PM CT22:13 - Nowitzki returned with 14 points Friday.
Analysis: Nowitzki missed Dallas' game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night because of fluid on the knee.
|Jan. 18 8:56 PM PT9:56 PM MT10:56 PM CT11:56 PM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE05:5623:56 ET10:56 PM CT2:56 - It was a vintage effort by Nowitzki on Monday.
Analysis: On the day honoring Martin Luther King, the German recorded 31 points, 11 rebounds and two steals.
|Jan. 16 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Nowitzki scored 21 on Friday.
Analysis: Nowitzki isn't quite the fantasy stud he used to be but he's not chopped liver, either.
|Jan. 12 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)04:5522:55 ET9:55 PM CT1:55 - Nowitzki put up a 17-point, 11-rebound double-double Tuesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki is averaging 22.7 points on 50.4 percent shooting in the second game of a back-to-back as he faces the Thunder on Wednesday.
|Jan. 11 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Nowitzki scored 29 points in a 93-87 win over Minnesota on Sunday.
Analysis: Nowitzki is averaging 24.0 points in his last four games and has bumped his season mark to 17.7.
|Jan. 9 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CT4:14 - After resting on Wednesday, Nowitzki put up 20 points and nine rebounds in Friday's loss at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Dirk's now scored 20 or more in his last three games, though he's shot only 38.6 percent over that stretch.
|Jan. 6 11:09 PM PT12:09 AM MT1:09 AM CT2:09 AM ET7:09 GMT15:09 12:09 AM MST2:09 AM EST11:09 UAE08:092:09 ET1:09 AM CT5:09 - Nowitzki had 23 points in Tuesday's win over Sacramento.
Analysis: Dirk had 24 points Saturday against New Orleans after averaging just 12 over his previous three outings. Nowitzki continues to put up good point totals because of volume but he's not contributing much in other areas.
|Jan. 1 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST7:07 UAE (+1)04:0722:07 ET9:07 PM CT1:07 - Nowitzki's struggles continued in Friday's loss at Miami, in which he was held to 11 points on 4 of 14 shooting.
Analysis: The aging veteran has shot a poor 29.5 percent while averaging just 12.0 points over his last three games.
|Dec. 23 4:26 PM PT5:26 PM MT6:26 PM CT7:26 PM ET0:26 GMT8:26 5:26 PM MST7:26 PM EST4:26 UAE (+1)01:2619:26 ET6:26 PM CT22:26 - Nowitzki moved ahead of Shaquille O'Neal into sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list Wednesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki made a jumper with 9:53 left in the second quarter of Dallas' game in Brooklyn, giving him 28,597 points for his career. O'Neal had 28,596 and is a candidate for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016. Wilt Chamberlain is fifth with 31,419 points.
|Dec. 8 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - Nowitzki was outscored 28-25 by Kristaps Porzingis in their big showdown on Monday night. The Mavs, however, topped the Knicks.
Analysis: Dirk is having a nice month, averaging 22.0 points in four games.
|Nov. 26 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET6:56 GMT14:56 11:56 PM MST1:56 AM EST10:56 UAE07:561:56 ET12:56 AM CT4:56 - Nowitzki continued his string of light-scoring games on Wednesday with 13 points, though he did pull down a season-high 14 rebounds.
Analysis: Despite making half his shots, Nowitzki has averaged just 12.7 points in his last three games.
|Nov. 12 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - Nowitzki stepped up big with 31 points and 11 rebounds in Wednesday's 118-108 win over the Clippers. He also went 11 of 14 from the field and hit five 3-pointers.
Analysis: Nowitzki has averaged 22.3 points on 60.5 percent shooting in his last three games.
|Nov. 11 10:24 PM PT11:24 PM MT12:24 AM CT1:24 AM ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST10:24 UAE07:241:24 ET12:24 AM CT4:24 - Nowitzki scored 18 points in less than 20 minutes against New Orleans on Tuesday.
Analysis: He finished 7 of 13 from the field and 1 of 5 from 3-point range.
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