Dirk Nowitzki lifted his shirt and showed a small paunch at his annual celebrity charity tennis class at SMU Sunday during an interview with Dallas Morning News reporter Brad Townsend. He apparently went light on the workouts and heavy on pizza and ice cream with his family in Europe over the summer.

Here are three highlights from the interview:

  • He’s been appointed chair of the FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Players Commission.
  • He enjoys working with wife, Jessica, on the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation.
  • He plans to attend some of the Mavericks games with his boys, who are huge Mavs fans.

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