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RoboHicks
05-09-2011, 02:40 PM
http://api.tweetmeme.com/imagebutton.gif?url=http://sports.espn.go.com/dallas/nba/news/story?id=6514530&campaign=rss&source=NBAHeadlines (http://api.tweetmeme.com/share?url=http://sports.espn.go.com/dallas/nba/news/story?id=6514530&campaign=rss&source=NBAHeadlines&service=bit.ly&source=espn)Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle on Dirk Nowitzki: "In my opinion, he's a top 10 player in NBA history because of the uniqueness of his game and how he's carried this franchise on his back for over a decade."

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Shade
05-09-2011, 04:45 PM
Methinks Rick's the one who's been smoking the peyote.

travmil
05-09-2011, 05:46 PM
I like Dirk, and I respect Rick, but I can rattle off five all time PF's who are better than Dirk without much effort. Calling Dirk top 10 all time when he's not even top 5 at his position is a little strange.

Aw Heck
05-09-2011, 06:05 PM
Don't look too much into this. This is just Rick throwing his support behind his players. He has always done this. It reminds me of him calling reporters and actively campaigning for his players to receive awards. Wallace/Artest for DPOY, JO for MVP, etc.