The German legend of the Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, returns to occupy an official position in the Texas franchise. The former player will exercise from now on as owner’s special advisor of the franchise, the American businessman Mark Cuban.
The Mavs are in the process of internal reconstruction after the cessation of donnie nelson, president of franchise operations for the past 24 years, and the resignation of Rick Carlisle as a coach after 13 years on the bench.
The growing influence of Haralobos Voulgaris, director of development and quantitative research of the franchise, has uncovered the box of thunder
s in Luka Doncic’s set.
The Slovenian’s bad relationship with Carlisle and Voulgaris It has also come to light in the last hours in several American media, and Nowitzki’s figure wants to start reversing the situation to tidy up the house for the next course.
The German has a first important task on the table: help choose the next General Manager for the franchise, and then advise in the search for the next coach of the team.
“Mark Cuban contacted me about this role as a special counselor and I am very pleased to be able to help my MavsNowitzki declared through a statement. “Donnie Nelson and Rick Carlisle They have been mentors and played a huge role in my career and the success of the franchise, so I will miss them. It is important for me to join Mark and contribute as much as I can on our way to the future.”.
The former player holds the franchise scoring record with 31,560 points added in his 21-year career in Dallas. Since the 2018-2019 season, Nowitzki did not hold any official position with the Texans, who now add him to their future plans.