“I can’t wait to see him”: Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki holds a lack of patience watching Luka Doncic playing in FIBA World Cup

As a former player and icon of the Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki couldn’t contain his excitement to see Luka Doncic play for Slovenia in the upcoming FIBA World Cup. The event, which recently concluded its draw, showed that Germany and Slovenia would be playing in Okinawa.

Nowitzki expressed his delight that he would be able to watch and cheer for Doncic, his former Mavericks teammate.

“I saw Luka’s also in Japan, so I’m going to see [him] when I go to [the] group [stages] to see Germany play. I’m going to see Luka for sure. He was obviously playing for the Mavericks and one of my favorite players, and so [I] can’t wait to see him and of course so many stars,” Nowitzki said, according to FIBA.

Germany is in Group E along with Finland, Australia, and Japan, while Slovenia is in Group F with Cape Verde, Georgia, and Venezuela. Both teams will play in Okinawa in the group stages. Japan is one of the co-hosts of the event along with Indonesia and the Philippines.

Nowitzki has shown his support for Doncic during the FIBA World Cup qualifiers last year, and this won’t be the first time he’ll be watching the Slovenian play. Fans of the two players will undoubtedly be keeping an eye on their interactions, as they have a history of trolling each other.

As someone who has played with Doncic, Nowitzki is well aware of the talent and skills that the Slovenian brings to the table. Doncic has been dominating the NBA ever since he entered the league, and his performance during the FIBA World Cup is something that Nowitzki is eagerly anticipating.

The Mavericks icon knows that Doncic is capable of doing great things on the court, and he’s looking forward to seeing how he’ll perform against some of the best players from around the world. Nowitzki’s patience is wearing thin as he eagerly awaits the start of the FIBA World Cup, where he’ll get the chance to see his former teammate in action once again.

The Dynamic Duo: Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki – Mavericks’ Legends

Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki are two of the biggest names in the history of the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, a 14-time All-Star, and an NBA champion, while Doncic is the current face of the team, a two-time All-Star, and a future MVP candidate.

Despite their age difference, the two have formed a strong bond both on and off the court. Nowitzki served as a mentor to Doncic during his rookie season, and the two have remained close ever since. Nowitzki has even attended Doncic’s international games to show his support for his former teammate.

Their love for each other is evident through their playful banter on social media, where they regularly troll each other. Doncic has often referred to Nowitzki as “Big Brother,” while Nowitzki has jokingly called Doncic his “young padawan.”

The Mavericks’ fanbase will always hold a special place in their hearts for these two legends. Although Nowitzki has retired, his impact on the franchise and the NBA will always be remembered. Meanwhile, Doncic is the present and future of the Mavericks, and he continues to make his mark as one of the league’s top players.

Amir Khosru

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A graduate in Linguistics Studies from Jahangirnagar University, hailing from the city of Khulna(Bangladesh). Currently working as a Content Writer who covers Combat Sports. Passionate in a lot of fields including (But not limited to) Reading, Gaming, Travelling, Strolling, Food, UFC, Anime, and whatnot!


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