Dirk Nowitzki Misses Dunk, Says The Rim Was 12 Feet High

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| January 6th, 2016 | 1,864 Views

Before Deron Williams hit a game-winning 3 at the buzzer to give the Mavs a double OT victory over the Kings, Dirk Nowitzki hit a clutch 3 with 26 seconds left in the extra session to bring the Mavs within 2. The 3 was Dirk’s best shot of the night but not the most memorable. No, that honor goes to a meaningless first quarter missed dunk attempt during a dead ball.

The NBA on TNT Twitter account tweeted a video of the dunk FAIL and asked if Dirk “can jump over a phonebook?”

The 37 year old high-flyer replied with a great explanation.

That’s OK, we know what he’s capable of on 10 feet.


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