Dirk deal to be made official this week

July, 11, 2010
7/11/10
10:58
PM CT
Monday is the earliest that the Mavericks can officially announce the re-signing of Dirk Nowitzki.

The Mavs haven’t been able the move official because Nowitzki has been fulfilling a sponsor obligation in Hamburg – Germany’s second-largest city – since leaving Dallas on Tuesday.

Nowitzki is expected to fax and mail in the signature page of his new four-year, $80 million deal early this week after returning to his hometown of Wurzburg.

Marc Stein | email

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Dirk Nowitzki
PTS AST STL MIN
21.7 2.7 0.9 32.9
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsS. Dalembert 6.8
AssistsM. Ellis 5.7
StealsM. Ellis 1.7
BlocksS. Dalembert 1.2