Dirk Nowitzki Considered Playing College Basketball

by May 27, 2011
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Dirk went on the Dan Patrick Show today, saying more than 30 US colleges offered him scholarships. The three schools Nowitzki visited before ultimately going straight to the L were Kentucky, Cal and Stanford: “[Dirk] said that he didn’t go to America to play high school ball because he didn’t want to be converted to a traditional back-to-the-basket player. Nowitzki said that he visited Kentucky, Stanford and Cal. But he went straight to the NBA.”