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The writing of Dirk’s third act

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As you know, I get a kick out of analyzing player narratives, and narrative shifts. At any point in time, a star has at least one major narrative and several minor ones. When a young star like LeBron James makes a Decision he creates a storm that settles into new narratives, that people tend to think will last forever, but really they simply for the basis for later narratives to build upon.

With Dirk Nowitzki‘s career though, coming into this year it seemed like his story had already been written.

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Written by Matt Johnson

May 20, 2011 at 6:19 pm