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.
— Luka Doncic (@luka7doncic) January 5, 2022
— Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) January 5, 2022
@swish41 it’s been an honor to share the court with you. You’re an unbelievable basketball legend and unbelievable person & teammate. You deserve every accolade coming your way & a 1st ballot Hall of Famer. (Even though you tried to dunk on me smh🙄) Enjoy it my friend #41Goingup
— Vince Carter (@mrvincecarter15) January 6, 2022
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) January 6, 2022
— Nikola Vucevic (@NikolaVucevic) January 6, 2022
— Bogdan Bogdanovic (@LeaderOfHorde) January 6, 2022
Facts. One of the best ever! https://t.co/hguwaPOUaT
— 🏁 Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) January 6, 2022
— Nikola Mirotic (@NikolaMirotic33) January 6, 2022
— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) January 5, 2022
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) January 5, 2022