After a one-year contract with the Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki set up a unique NBA record. Who is he on the way?
After 1,471 games, 31,187 points and an NBA championship with the Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki will set an NBA record in 2018/1919 by playing for Dallas in his 21st season. Nowitzki has signed a $ 5 million one-year contract with Mark Cuban and Co., according to Yahoo! Sports Shams Charania making him the first player in NBA history to spend more than two decades in a franchise.
Which basketball luminaries will Nowitzki make his way to a record?
Here is a closer look at other players who have spent their entire careers with a team :
Kobe Bryant, 20 seasons
Bryant has the Lakers in the 21
Tim Duncan, 19 Seasons
The Great Fundamental provided San Antonio with a stream of stability, making the Spurs one of the most traditional sections of NBA history. He also had no problem setting up some monster characters. Duncan delivered one of the biggest achievements in the Finals history in 2003 with 21 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists and eight blocks in a victory over the nets.
John Stockton, 19 seasons
Stockton never delivered a championship to Utah, but he was still productive since joining the league in 1984. The Gonzaga product scored nine consecutive Assist titles from 1987 to 1996 and finished his career as the best assistant man in the history of the NBA.
Reggie Miller, 18 seasons
The five-time All-Star gave Pacers' fans many memorable moments in the state of Hoosier and, above all, in his duels with the Knicks. Miller never raised the Larry O & Brienne trophy, but brought Indiana 2000 to the NBA Finals.
Manu Ginobili, 16 Seasons
In the midst of a summer of instability in San Antonio, Ginobili remains a constant. As a result of free agency and free trade this summer, he outlasted his longtime teammate Tony Parker and 2014 Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard in the team. Ginobili still has a lot in the tank. He averages 20 minutes per game for the Spurs in 2017-18.
John Havlicek, 16 Seasons
Hondo defines Boston in the post-Russell and pre-Bird era. He began his career with eight championships and 13 all-star appearances. Havlicek was a model of consistency throughout his career with 12-straight seasons with 18 plus points per game.
Udonis Haslem, 15 seasons
Although his role in the square before the arrival reached its peak of LeBron James, Haslem last season was an integral part of the Heat organization, although he only in 14 games occurred. Whether Haslem will expand his series to 16 seasons in 2018-1919 remains to be seen, as he is still a free agent.
Dolphay Schayes, 15 seasons
Schayes, the fourth electoral victory in the 1948 draft, has been a mainstay in Syracuse throughout his career. When he retired in 1964, Schayes performed in 12 All-Star Games and brought the Nationals a championship in 1955.
Hal Greer, 15 seasons
Schayes & # 39; teammate For six seasons, Greer collected over 21,000 points in his career. And even for a franchise with people like Allen Iverson, Julius Erving and Charles Barkley, Schayes remains the top scorer in the '76 history.