Watch full Dirk Nowitzki jersey-retirement ceremony
Dirk Nowitzki was the ultimate franchise player for the Dallas Mavericks.
There was so much praise to heap on the transformational power forward. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban unveiled a statue. Nowitzki had plenty of people to thank, too.
Nowitzki quickly cut off the thought. He’s staying retired.
And now his No. 41 is, too.