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Dirk Nowitzki is a living legend with the Dallas Mavericks. General Manager Donnie Nelson now opens all doors for the German to a possible job.

Nowitzkis Ex-Boss: © Provided by Nowitzki's ex-boss: "FC Bayern is a machine"

Dirk Nowitzki has more than enough opportunities for his career after his career with the Dallas Mavericks.

"This franchise has so much love for him that he can choose the job," said Donnie Nelson, general manager of the NBA club, the portal Spox . "The door to the Mavericks is wide open for him." (NBA results and schedule)

Nowitzki took a break after the end of his successful basketball career in April 2019. It is still unclear how things will go on for the 42-year-old (SERVICE: The schedule for the 2020/21 NBA season) .

Bayern boss expects 100 million euros in sales

 Bayern boss expects 100 million euros in sales The German soccer record champions FC Bayern Munich expects sales losses in the three-digit million range in the current financial year due to the corona crisis. © Matthias Balk / dpa-Pool / dpa Expects a high drop in sales at FC Bayern Munich due to the pandemic: Club President Herbert Hainer. "The 100 million euro drop in sales is primarily due to the lack of viewer income," said Club President Herbert Hainer in an interview with "Bild am Sonntag".

Dirk Nowitzki: 2011 NBA Champion with Mavericks

Nelson can understand that. "Nothing robs you of as much time as our life in the NBA. While we are talking here, Dirk is driving down a slope somewhere in Sweden and enjoying the time with his children and his wonderful wife," said the 58-year-old.

The 2011 NBA champion can now "finally do all the things he couldn't do during his career and make up for lost time, so to speak," said Nelson: "He should do that for a while, then we'll see. "

There have already been talks about Nowitzki's possible return to the Mavericks, with whom the Würzburger spent his entire NBA career.

Nelson: New Nowitzki role still open

"But I think that he still has to be clear about what he really wants to do," said Nelson: "Does a job in management appeal to him? More in coaching? With every potential one Partly very different time obligations are connected with each other. "

Boss Hainer: Bavaria also number one in the corona crisis

 Boss Hainer: Bavaria also number one in the corona crisis Bayern Munich's President Herbert Hainer sees the German soccer record champion in the corona crisis as number one economically. © Provided by Boss Hainer: Bavaria also number one in the corona crisis Bayern Munich's President Herbert Hainer sees the German record champions in the corona crisis as number one economically.

And time is "the precious commodity that Dirk didn't have for so long in his life", said Nelson: "He was trapped in this hamster wheel for so long that it is wise to take a few steps back and take a deep breath."

Nelson raves about Kleber

There was special praise from Nelson for Maxi Kleber.

"He has the same heart and the same passion for his homeland as Dirk. The story that they both come from a small wine town called Würzburg is just so cool," said Nelson. Test

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Kleber is an "excellent player who is still often underestimated". The Big Man is "perhaps the best European defender in history in the NBA. He can defend point guards as well as center, and everything in between - his presence on the defensive is incredible".

Nelson hoped for Doncic misses

Nelson also raved about the new franchise player Luka Doncic.

"I wake up very happy every morning, that's right. I thought that we would never have a chance with the fifth pick in the draft," said the 58-year-old - and admits: "I have the EM ( EM 2017 , when Slovenia became European champions, editor's note ) and hoped that Luka didn't hit a throw and played horribly. Honestly. I cheered every time he didn't score or looked somehow unathletic and slow. "

Mavs are based on FC Bayern

The Mavs boss revealed that the franchise is also taking FC Bayern Munich as a model.

"You always try to learn from other organizations. I have good relationships with Bayern, for example," said Nelson: "FC Bayern is a machine - even in several sports. Nobody on the planet works at such a high level Level and is as successful as Bayern Munich - I have the greatest respect for them. "


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Bayern Boss follows Agnelli: Rummenigge in the Executive Committee The UEFA .
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has been included as a member of the Executive Committee of UEFA. © Picture-Alliance Bayern-Boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge now moves into the Executive Committee of UEFA. The Board of Directors of FC Bayern Munich occupied the Panel on Tuesday as a representative of the European Club Association ECA. It follows there on Andrea Agnelli, who had to vacate the post because of the dispute around a new Super League. The Italian is said to be vice-president of the new Super League.

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