NBA: Maxi Kleber signs mega contract with Dallas Mavericks


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German NBA professional signs contract of 31 million euros

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Dirk Nowitzki about health, Maxi Kleber and play-offs

Dirk Nowitzki has finished his career and speaks in an erratic round about his health problems, former teammate Maxi Kleber and the NBA play-offs.

The happy releases in the NBA continue. The clubs spent more than $ 3 billion on Monday night. In the middle: The Dallas Mavericks. After Dirk Nowitzki has now become a 27-year-old to become the next German star.

Dhe Dallas Mavericks is getting ready for Dirk Nowitzki. After the dismissal of the club legend, it is necessary to form a new team. The "Mavs" rely on proven powers. On Sunday the club expanded with the Latvian Kristaps Porzingis.

The 23-year-old will receive just under 140 million euros over the next five years, with which he is the best and next to Luka Doncic the great hope of the Mavericks. Now the leadership of the club lies – and relies on its good experiences with German professionals. Maxi Kleber, who has been living in Dallas since 2017, has signed a four-year contract giving him 31 million euros. The fourth year must include a team option.

The greatest power of the 2.11 meter power forward is the chance of a distance. In the 2019 calendar year, the German national player scored a remarkable 41 percent of his three-point pitches. The statistics during the season showed an average of 6.8 points, 4.6 rebounds per game and 21.2 minutes of time.

Nowitzki praises glue

No quotes & # 39; s from an absolute superstar, but just the right values ​​to support Porzingis and Doncic. And it is the well-deserved reward for a career in which Kleber has repeatedly proven his endurance. After five years in the Bundesliga in Würzburg, Kleber moved 22 to Spain to Obradoiro CAB, before returning to Germany to Bayern Munich for three years.

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Serious injuries repeatedly threw him back on his way to the best basketball competition in the world, but Kleber did not give up. In the summer of 2017, he and Nowitzki met in Dallas, looking back in time: "It was very important for me that he gave me a lot of information. For example, it is a long season, you have to wait, you have to be patient."

This patience pays off. Basketball legend Nowitzki praised Kleber at the end of March to WELT: "Maxi has arrived in the competition and is getting better. He is fast, athletic and has a good shot." This shot was now crucial to earn 31 million euros over the next four years. And ideally continue the forming German era with the Dallas Mavericks.

The day that Dirk Nowitzki became immortal

On June 12, 2011, Dirk Nowitzki won the NBA title and the Finals MVP award with the Dallas Mavericks. Thus the Würzburg was finally immortalized in Dallas.

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