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Friday, June 28, 2013
Dirk has begun courtship of Howard

By Tim MacMahon

Dirk Nowitzki and ESPN's Chris Broussard join Fitzsimmons and Durrett to discuss the possibility of Dwight Howard joining the Mavericks and how Dallas should approach the situation.

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DALLAS – Dirk Nowitzki has already been in touch with Dwight Howard, although the Mavs star indicated that he hasn’t been too aggressive with his recruiting efforts so far.

“I reached out to him and told him we’d love to have him,” Nowitzki said Thursday evening before joining the Mavs’ front office in the team’s American Airlines Center draft room. “That’s really about it. It’s not like we call each other every day."

You can read more about Nowitzki's preliminary recruiting pitch here.