|Jan. 15 12:42 PM PT1:42 PM MT2:42 PM CT3:42 PM ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST0:42 UAE (+1)21:4215:42 ET2:42 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki contributed 17 points, six rebounds and three blocks to the Mavericks' 98-87 win over Minnesota on Sunday.
Analysis: Nowitzki is averaging 20.3 points and gone 11 of 19 from 3-point range during what's by far the best three-game stretch of his injury-plagued season. The 19-year veteran continues to receive around 30 minutes per game, making him a usable but unspectacular fantasy option as long as he's in the lineup.
|Jan. 13 6:08 AM PT7:08 AM MT8:08 AM CT9:08 AM ET14:08 GMT22:08 7:08 AM MST9:08 AM EST18:08 UAE15:089:08 ET8:08 AM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki dropped in 18 points in 30 minutes and added six rebounds during the Mavericks' win over Phoenix in Mexico City on Thursday.
Analysis: The longtime Dallas star is finally back in a groove after missing most of his 19th NBA season with a lingering Achilles injury. Nowitzki scored a season-high 26 points Monday in Minnesota and is 8 for 15 from 3-point range over his last two games. Nowitzki has logged 28 minutes or more in four straight.
|Jan. 9 7:29 PM PT8:29 PM MT9:29 PM CT10:29 PM ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST7:29 UAE (+1)04:2922:29 ET9:29 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki set season highs with 26 points, five 3-pointers and 31 minutes in Monday's loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: The big German has scored in double figures in five straight games, averaging 14.4 while adding 5.8 rebounds. Nowitzki's playing time has increased each of the last five games, a sign that he is getting healthier.
|Dec. 29 10:18 AM PT11:18 AM MT12:18 PM CT1:18 PM ET18:18 GMT2:18 11:18 AM MST1:18 PM EST22:18 UAE19:1813:18 ET12:18 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki has been cleared to play Friday after missing Thursday's game due to an illness.
Analysis: The good news is Nowitzki's absence had nothing to do with the Achilles injury that's limited him to a mere eight games this season.
|Dec. 24 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 CTNaN:� - Nowitzki logged 10 points and four assists in 17 minutes Monday in his second game back from a strained Achilles.
Analysis: The Mavericks are going to gradually increase the 38-year-old's minutes, so he's more of a stash player for fantasy purposes at the moment. Dallas plays again Tuesday night, and there's a good chance Nowitzki sits that game out with the injury still a long-term concern.
|Nov. 27 8:03 AM PT9:03 AM MT10:03 AM CT11:03 AM ET16:03 GMT0:03 9:03 AM MST11:03 AM EST20:03 UAE17:0311:03 ET10:03 AM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki will return Friday against the Clippers after missing the past 14 games with a strained Achilles.
Analysis: Achilles problems have kept the 38-year-old out of all but five games this season, so it appears likely his minutes will be limited upon returning.
|Nov. 25 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST6:32 UAE (+1)03:3221:32 ET8:32 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki scored 15 points on 7-of-18 shooting with six rebounds Friday in his fifth game of the season because of an injured right Achilles.
Analysis: It's hard to judge Nowitzki because the Mavs are just a mess right now and he's playing under a minutes limit as he works his way back into game shape after a long layoff. It'll be interesting to see if the consistent losing wears on the veteran and if he could just shut it down at some point this season.
|Nov. 4 6:40 AM PT7:40 AM MT8:40 AM CT9:40 AM ET13:40 GMT21:40 6:40 AM MST8:40 AM EST17:40 UAE14:409:40 ET7:40 AM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki made his long-awaited return Wednesday, netting 10 points and six rebounds in 20 minutes in the Mavericks' loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: Nowitzki was understandably rusty in his first game since Nov. 4, finishing 3 for 10 from the field. The Mavericks will continue to monitor the 38-year-old's minutes as he makes his way back from a sore Achilles, so his fantasy value isn't particularly high at the moment.
|Oct. 30 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET0:53 GMT8:53 5:53 PM MST7:53 PM EST4:53 UAE (+1)01:5320:53 ET6:53 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki returned to the Mavericks' starting lineup Wednesday but had only nine points on 4-of-14 shooting in a loss at Utah.
Analysis: The future Hall of Famer had missed Dallas' last two games with a sore Achilles and a stomach ailment. He played 29 minutes Wednesday but was ineffective.
|Oct. 28 10:30 AM PT11:30 AM MT12:30 PM CT1:30 PM ET17:30 GMT1:30 10:30 AM MST12:30 PM EST21:30 UAE19:3013:30 ET12:30 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki will miss the home opener Friday against the Rockets with what coach Rick Carlisle described as a stomach ailment.
Analysis: He played 38 minutes in an overtime loss to Indiana in the season opener Wednesday before missing the shootaround prior to Friday night's game. Carlisle wouldn't commit to Nowitzki making the trip to Houston over the weekend. The Mavericks play the Rockets again Sunday in Houston's home opener. The coach said it appeared Nowitzki would play earlier Friday, ''so this must be something that's come around very quickly.'' Nowitzki had 22 points and eight rebounds Wednesday.
|Oct. 26 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST5:40 UAE (+1)03:4021:40 ET8:40 PM CTNaN:� - Nowitzki opened his 19th season with the Mavericks by scoring 22 points and grabbing eight rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki figures to become the sixth player in NBA history and seventh player overall to reach 30,000 career points this season. The 7-footer has 29,513, sixth on the NBA list and eighth with ABA players included.
|July 5 11:41 AM PT12:41 PM MT1:41 PM CT2:41 PM ET18:41 GMT2:41 11:41 AM MST1:41 PM EST22:41 UAE20:4114:41 ET1:41 PM CT17:41 - The Mavericks and Nowitzki reached agreement on a two-year, $40 million contract Tuesday.
Analysis: Nowitzki's new contract will give him a chance to spend 20 seasons with the only franchise he has ever played for. Nowitzki figures to become the sixth player in NBA history and seventh player overall to reach 30,000 career points next season. The 7-footer has 29,491 in 18 seasons, sixth on the NBA list and eighth with ABA players included.
Holley and Keefe check in with NFL Network's Heath Evans for some final thoughts on the Houston win and to look ahead at the Steelers in the AFC Championship.
Michael Holley and Rich Keefe speak to special teams captain Matthew Slater as the Patriots head to the AFC Championship and host the Steelers.
Michael Holley and Rich Keefe sit down with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick as the Patriots prepare to face the Steelers in the AFC Championship on Sunday. Bill hasn't seen the Antonio Brown video, and wasn't interested in discussing social media or the team's policies on it.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about Isaiah Thomas' flagrant foul against the Heat, and also discuss why it's time for the Celtics to address their biggest need.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the "Dale and Holley Show" discuss the latest news on the injury that has kept Isaiah Thomas off the court and how valuable it is for Marcus Smart to stay in control.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of 'The Dale and Holley Show' talk about last night's disappointing finish against the Rockets and they talk about their love for DeMarcus Cousins.
Rob Bradford is joined by Jackie Bradley Jr. to discuss race in baseball and in Boston, along with the importance of Martin Luther King Day. The Red Sox outfielder also dives into how he never really felt comfortable in a major league clubhouse until last year, the approach he's taking heading into 2017, and why he's not playing in the World Baseball Classic.
Mut, Rob, and John are talking about their interview with Red Sox Manager John Farrell, the Red Sox approach to breaking up the lefties in the rotation, and the platoon at third base.
Bradford and Tomase talk with Red Sox Manager John Farrell. They talk about Eduardo Rodriguez recovery from his knee injury, the Red Sox third base competition in spring training, and guys playing in the WBC.
Ken, Rear and Ty get into a very solid week for the B's beating St Louis and the Flyers and losing a hard-fought game against the Predators. Is this team turning things around? Krug and Marchand are kicking things up a notch. The guys also talk about Claude and Sweeney's job security before getting into some big hits around the league this week.
Ken, Rear and Ty talk all things Bruins as they come off a 4-0 shutout win in Florida and head to Carolina later today. Did that victory save Claude's job? The boys get into Don Sweeney's recent comments on Claude's job and what the future holds for the black and gold.
Hour two of Saturday Skate as Ken Laird and Rear Admiral kick around the perception of backup goalie Anton Khudobin, B's coach Claude Julien, and possible trade target Gabriel Landeskog.
Hour 4. Gerry and Kirk discuss Price's claims that he heard racial taunts at Fenway.
Tim Hasselbeck joins the show to discuss the NFL playoffs.
Hour 3. Gerry and Kirk review the latest edition of Sunday Skate. Albert thinks Gerry and Kirk are too soft on Brady. Tim Hasselbeck joins the show.
Glenn, Lou and Christian talk about Aaron Rodgers and his ridiculous throw to set up the game winning field goal. Is he already one of the best ever? Callers fight Fauria, who doesn't think he's there yet.
The guys talk about the other AFC playoff game, as the Steelers and Roethlisberger beat the Chiefs in KC, and TE Travis Kelce goes on a rant about the bad refs.
Glenn, Lou and Christian talk about the Patriots struggling, but ultimately beating the Texans.
Special Teams Captain Matthew Slater checks in with Holley and Keefe to review the win over the Texans and to preview the AFC Championship with the Steelers coming to Foxboro.
Kirk Minihane has a loud and very confrontational argument with media personality John Ziegler about the guilt or innocence of Jerry Sandusky. Kirk believes him to be guilty, John believes beyond a shadow of a doubt that Sandusky is innocent. Yes, it may be an old case, but you all remember it and this episode may change your mind about some of the things you previously thought with regards to Penn State, Jerry Sandusky, and Joe Paterno.
Kirk Minihane wants to sit down with both sports editors at the major newspapers in Boston. Only Boston Herald sports editor Sean Leahy took Kirk up on the invitation to join the show. What you will hear is a great conversation between two people who are very interested in the newspaper business and how that business has changed over the years and what the future holds for newspapers. Kirk and Sean talk about the ongoing and longstanding rivalry between the Herald and Globe.
Kirk talks with basketball legend Kevin McHale about his Celtics career, as well today's NBA and the current Boston team. Kevin analyzes the theoretical clash of the '86 Celtics and today's Golden State Warriors in addition to how C's heroes of the past would perform in today's game. Also featured: a podcast intro from Kirk's children Cate and Harry.
Ben and Josue talk about the moves the Celtics need to make in order for the team get over the top in the Eastern Conference.
Ben and Alex discuss the latest news around the New England Revolution stadium plans and the new 48 team World Cup.
Tom Brady joins the show to discuss the game against the Texans, the AFC championship versus the Steelers, his diet, and Roger Goodell.More from this show
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Tim Hasselbeck joins the show to discuss the NFL playoffs.More from this show
Glenn, Fred, and Butch talk about the offensive miscues of the Patriots and the multiple turnovers, which allowed the Texans to keep the game close.More from this show
Hour 4. Pete Abraham's article on David Price and the racial taunts he heard last season.More from this show