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Dirk Nowitzki gets new deal with the Dallas Mavericks
Dirk Nowitzki gets new deal with the Dallas Mavericks

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed on what could be the final contract for the big German. A person with knowledge of the deal told the Associated Press on Thursday that Nowitzki would get a three-year contract worth roughly $30 million. New contracts can't be signed until next Thursday. The 36-year-old Nowitzki is taking a big pay cut with a contract similar in value and structure to the one Tim Duncan signed with San Antonio two years ago. Nowitzki just completed a four-year deal worth $80 million, and he left money on the table in that deal hoping the Mavericks could get some pieces around him. The pursuit of other stars is even more urgent with Nowitzki...

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