TV commercial featuring Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki to make debut

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A new NBA commercial featuring Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and promoting the 2013 Finals will air for the first time Saturday on national TV.

The ad campaign, titled “Forever is BIG,” shows Nowitzki converting one of his patented fadeaway jump shots during Game 6 of the 2011 NBA Finals between the Mavs and Miami Heat.

Nowitzki remains suspended in time as his shot is depicted around the world in various places, including in a birthday cake, cardboard cutouts and toy figurines.

The end of the commercial finds Nowitzki still suspended in the same spot where the game-changing moment occurred.

Nowitzki has repeatedly said he will take a pay cut when his contract expires next summer, so he can help the Mavs sign some quality free agents.

Dwain Price, 817-390-7760 Twitter: @dwainprice

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