Dirk Nowitzki’s 21 seasons with the Dallas Mavericks have graced us with a transformational skillset, one of the most unguardable shots the game has seen in his fadeaway, a majestic decade-long run of winning basketball and a beacon of loyalty.
But, especially in the twilight of his career, the elder statesman of DFW sports has also become a master of Twitter humor.
As his statistical resume has risen to the ranks of basketball immortality – he passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list – he’s developed a knack for self-deprecation.
Here, we revisit some of Dirk’s humor highlights.
Like all the times he’s hilariously poked fun at his game, which has been notably slowed by age in recent years.