Mavs re-sign Nowitzki
DALLAS — Nine-time AllStar Dirk Nowitzki has signed his new contract with the Dallas Mavericks.
The Mavericks announced the signing in a statement issued Monday. Team officials released no terms of the deal. However, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press when the agreement was reached earlier this month that the deal is for more than $80 million over four years, with a no-trade clause.
At 32, Nowitzki opted out of the final year of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time, but he didn’t talk seriously with any other teams.
The 12-year NBA veteran has averaged 22.9 points, 8.5 with 21,111 points and tops the Mavs in career rebounding with 7,802. rebounds, 2.7 assists, one block and 36.7 minutes in 920 career games. He is the Mavericks’ career scoring leader
returned to Dallas after becoming an unrestricted free agent.