Preston Hollow neighbor and former Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki did a virtual chat with more than 60 local student athletes and their families this past week. “Hopefully, I can give some guidance” is how Dirk opened the online session, according to DFWCBS.
Among his talking points:
- His role models were his father and Michael Jordan.
- His mentor was longtime coach Holger Geschwindner.
- He was insecure when he started playing in Texas in 1998 after moving here from Germany.
“I’m always the shy guy,” he said.
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