Top Stories

NBA players past and present react to Dirk's jersey retirement

Those who played with and against Dirk Nowitzki took time to appreciate his latest honor.

The Dallas Mavericks officially retired Dirk Nowitzki's No. 41 in a ceremony on Jan. 5.

• VOTE NOW for your 2022 NBA All-Stars!

Dirk Nowitzki’s career was one of loyalty, history and winning. It earned the respect of millions, as well as his own place in the rafters of American Airlines Arena on Wednesday night.

With Nowitzki’s iconic No. 41 jersey being raised, several NBA players and legends took to social media to express their admiration and appreciation for the former MVP and league champion.