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What will Nowitzki do for an encore?

Mavs superstar got his long-awaited title, but don't expect him to become complacent

Updated: June 15, 2011, 5:09 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki's borderline insane work ethic has always been driven by two dreams.

He lived one in 2008, when he led Germany to the Olympics, carrying his country's flag during opening ceremony. He accomplished the other days ago, when his Dallas Mavericks put the finishing touches on the franchise's first championship.

Now what for Nowitzki?

"You think he's going to work less?" teammate Peja Stojakovic asked, laughing at such a silly notion. "No way."

That's ...

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