DALLAS – Dirk Novitski, who received farewell awards at the arenas around the NBA this season, never ruled out returning to the 22nd Dallas Mavericks campaign.
Although he claims that he will not make the final decision by this summer, Nowitzki's retirement age now seems more realistic than this at any point in the season. This is because he feels physically better than he has since his ankle surgery last spring, and the future of Mavs is evidently due to the appearance of the recruits Luke Donchic and the latest All-Star Kristaps Porzingis.
Being there for young guys for one more year, but I think it depends on how the body feels, "Novitsky claimed after production 1
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"I think I'll make this decision later, but I think the future is bright. I think Luke and KP, if they stay healthy, stay together, they should be a great combo
40-year-old Novitski, who set the NBA record for the seasons with a single franchise, missed the first 26 games of the season due to inflammation of the tendon In his left leg, which was associated with the operation, he had to be eliminated Bone spurs in this epithelium, he was a shell for a few weeks after returning, scoring only twice in the double digits until the "Star" break
Novitski in the last three matches, in the first three starts of the season, he scored 12.7 points and 4 , 0 matches for 24.3 minutes, after having never touched more than 18 minutes in the game this season.
"I feel that I have a little more pep in my step," said Novitski, who struck a pair of 3 -finders at the beginning of the fourth quarter to help Mavs deck their lead over the Pacers. much better than [earlier in the season]. I just feel better overall. I feel that I can really contribute, whereas earlier I struggled only to get up and fall.
Novitsky spent most of the lava season consistently for the first time since he was new, largely thanks to the signing of DeAndre Jordan, which was sold in New York in the Porzingis deal to start in the center. Novitsky was also not physically is capable of playing a significant moment until recently.
"He worked on it," coach Mavis Rick Carlisle said. "He has earned these opportunities start. It's nice to see him in a rhythm. "
Novitski often says that Donchich's "sky-limit", which spent the last night of adolescents, introduced 26 points, 10 heats, and seven assists. in love with the potential of Porzingis, who will miss all of this season by working on his body that came out of a broken ACL who suffered in February.
Porzingis, who considered the Novytsky idol as a child, calmly lobbied 14 times-Zort will return next season so that they can play together – this is a consideration for Novitsky, but now he focuses on the daily grid needed to give himself a chance to finish this season on a high note.
to feel like it's usually in November and December, when this first month of the season ended, but these eight weeks, the seven weeks that I missed with the inflamed tendons [in his foot] really spoiled the entire season for me, "Novitsky said. But you can not cry about it. I have to continue to work and hope to feel better and better as the season continues. I'm going to continue working on weekends, go in and do my lifts, make additional cardiovascular equipment and some shots to finish the season. even stronger. "