Dirk Nowitzki’s Heart Hurts

Considering what’s happened to his love life of late, it’s not to see why this might be the case: “Dirk Nowitzki said in a German publication that he still wants to have a family, but that ‘it will not be easy to win my heart’ after his relationship with former fiancée Cristal Taylor ended with a rocky, emotional split…According to the article, published on Bild’s Web site Monday evening and due on newsstands today in Germany, Nowitzki has started to feel much better about his private life recently. ‘In the beginning, I was very down and disappointed, sad and furious,’ Nowitzki said. ‘But I made a few steps forward and I think someday I will be over it totally.’ Taylor has been in a Beaumont jail since shortly after being taken into custody in May at a raid on Nowitzki’s home in near north Dallas. Nowitzki went on vacation after the Mavericks’ season ended and only recently returned to Germany.”