Dirk Nowitzki scored 40 points against Allen Crabbe and the Trail Blazers on Sunday night. Nowitzki believes not playing in the All-Star Game gave him a break he needed.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 40 points against Allen Crabbe and the Trail Blazers on Sunday night. Nowitzki believes not playing in the All-Star Game gave him a break he needed. Brandon Wade AP
Dirk Nowitzki scored 40 points against Allen Crabbe and the Trail Blazers on Sunday night. Nowitzki believes not playing in the All-Star Game gave him a break he needed. Brandon Wade AP

Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki benefited from long All-Star break

March 21, 2016 06:40 PM