Dirk Nowitzki, right, talking to Wesley Matthews, took the night off on Jan. 6 in New Orleans to rest his 37-year-old knees, one night after helping the Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 117-116 in double overtime.
Dirk Nowitzki, right, talking to Wesley Matthews, took the night off on Jan. 6 in New Orleans to rest his 37-year-old knees, one night after helping the Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 117-116 in double overtime. Max Becherer AP
Dirk Nowitzki, right, talking to Wesley Matthews, took the night off on Jan. 6 in New Orleans to rest his 37-year-old knees, one night after helping the Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 117-116 in double overtime. Max Becherer AP

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