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Naismith Legacy Award to Nowitzki

Updated: December 10, 2012, 3:49 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki will receive the Naismith Legacy Award on Monday.

Jim Naismith, grandson of basketball inventor Dr. James Naismith, will be on hand to present the award during halftime of Monday's game against the Sacramento Kings.

The award is presented to players, coaches and other individuals or organizations to honor their role in furthering the values of honor, respect and integrity -- both on an off the court.

"We want to recognize folks that ...

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