European Championships, Dirk Nowitzki’s valuable advice to Simone Fontecchio

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German is ambassador of the European

Nowitzki was also there in Milan to watch the games of the third day of the European Championship round C. The former Mavs star dwelt on many times, starting with his beloved basketball: “The game changes, the level keeps rising. In my day the four and five made blocks and grabbed rebounds, now they do everything on the court.”

An ambassador for the Europeans, the 2011 NBA Champion also spoke about Fontecchio, Italy’s star and new player for the Utah Jazz: “I know he’s a great shooter. The advice on how best to approach the NBA? Behave as if he were a student.” The MVP of the 2006/07 season also returned to the moment of retiring his jersey in Germany: “An honor. It was the first time in Germany and in Fiba in general. A special evening that I will never forget.”

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