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Dirk Nowitzki

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Power Forward Age: 42 Exp: 21 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 1998 College: Country: Germany Agent(s): Holger Geschwinder ()

Mavericks – The Athletic

Player Status: Retired
  • Current Contract

    Dirk Nowitzki signed a 1 year / $5,000,000 contract with the Dallas Mavericks, including $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,000,000. In 2019-20, Nowitzki will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $9,500,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $5,000,000
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018-19 Contract details by year 40 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000($5,000,000)
    2019 Free Agent Year 41 UFA  
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $5,000,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017-18 Contract details by year 39 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000($5,000,000)
    2018-19 Contract details by year 40 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000($10,000,000)
    • 2018 Club Option declined
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Dirk Nowitzki, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    1998-99 Player Cash Earnings $1,472,640 - - - $1,472,640
    1999-00 Player Cash Earnings $1,583,040 - - - $1,583,040
    2000-01 Player Cash Earnings $1,693,560 - - - $1,693,560
    2001-02 Player Cash Earnings $2,157,595 - - - $2,157,595
    2002-03 Player Cash Earnings $10,067,750 - - - $10,067,750
    2003-04 Player Cash Earnings $11,326,219 - - - $11,326,219
    2004-05 Player Cash Earnings $12,584,688 - - - $12,584,688
    2005-06 Player Cash Earnings $13,843,156 - - - $13,843,156
    2006-07 Player Cash Earnings $15,101,625 - - - $15,101,625
    2007-08 Player Cash Earnings $16,360,094 - - - $16,360,094
    2008-09 Player Cash Earnings $18,077,904 - - - $18,077,904
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $19,795,714 - - - $19,795,714
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $17,278,618 - - - $17,278,618
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $15,367,434 - - - $15,367,434
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $20,907,128 - - - $20,907,128
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $22,721,381 - - - $22,721,381
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $7,974,482 - - - $7,974,482
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $8,333,334 - - - $8,333,334
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - - $25,000,000
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (21 seasons)
    $251,646,362 - - - $251,646,362
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    21 seasons Player Cash Earnings $251,646,362 - - - $251,646,362
  • Transactions

    Apr 11 2019Retired from Professional Basketball
    Mar 14 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-DEN game
    Jul 23 2018Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Jul 6 2018Dallas (DAL) renounced their free-agent rights
    Jun 29 2018Dallas (DAL) declined a $5 million option for 2018-19
    Feb 24 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-UTH game
    Jan 31 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHX game
    Dec 8 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIL game
    Nov 12 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game
    Nov 7 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-WAS game
    Oct 26 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MEM game
    Oct 21 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-HOU game
    Jul 6 2017Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with Dallas (DAL) - includes 2nd Year Club Option
    Jun 25 2017Dallas (DAL) declined $25 million option for 2017-18; becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
    Jul 27 2016Signed a 1 year $25 million contract with Dallas (DAL) - includes 2nd Year Club Option
    Jun 21 2016Declined $8.69 million option with Dallas (DAL); becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
    Apr 25 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game (playoff)
    Apr 16 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game (playoff)
    Apr 13 2016Fined $3,000 for technical foul during SAS-DAL game
    Apr 11 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-UTH game
    Mar 18 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-DAL game
    Jan 26 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAL game
    Dec 16 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-IND game
    Nov 16 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHI game
    Nov 16 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHI game
    Mar 16 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DAL game
    Mar 6 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-GSW game
    Jan 5 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-BKN game
    Nov 9 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-DAL game
    Oct 28 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-SAS game
    Jul 15 2014Signed a 3 year $25 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Jul 10 2014Dallas (DAL) renounced their free-agent exception rights
    Apr 28 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-DAL game (playoff)
    Apr 23 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-SAS game (playoff)
    Mar 16 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game
    Jan 24 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-BKN game
    Jan 18 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DAL game
    Jan 15 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game
    Nov 30 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DAL game
    Nov 20 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    Nov 8 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    Jul 4 2010Signed a 4 year $80 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Jun 29 2010Exercised an Early Termination Option in order to void the remaining seasons on current contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Sep 26 2006Voided his ability to terminate his contract early with Dallas (DAL)
    Sep 26 2006Signed a 5 year $90.8 million veteran extension with Dallas (DAL)
    Oct 22 2001Signed a 4 year $48 million rookie scale extension with Dallas (DAL)
    Oct 16 2000Dallas (DAL) exercised $2.15 million option for 2001-2002
    Jan 21 1999Signed a 3 year $4.7 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Jun 24 1998Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Milwaukee (MIL) with Pat Garrity for Robert Traylor
    Jun 24 1998Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 1 (#9 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Dirk Nowitzki, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    03/14/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-DEN game
    12/26/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-DAL game
    02/24/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-UTH game
    01/31/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHX game
    12/08/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIL game
    11/12/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game
    11/07/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-WAS game
    10/26/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MEM game
    10/21/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-HOU game
    04/25/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game (playoff)
    04/16/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game (playoff)
    04/13/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAS-DAL game
    04/11/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-UTH game
    03/18/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-DAL game
    01/26/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAL game
    12/16/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-IND game
    11/16/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHI game
    03/16/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DAL game
    03/06/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-GSW game
    01/05/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-BKN game
    11/09/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-DAL game
    10/28/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-SAS game
    04/28/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-DAL game (playoff)
    04/23/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-SAS game (playoff)
    03/16/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-OKC game
    01/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-BKN game
    01/18/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-DAL game
    01/15/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game
    11/30/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-DAL game
    11/20/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    11/08/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    - $67,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2018 DAL 51 0.31 0.359 0.312 0.780 0.10 3.00 3.10 0.69 0.18 0.35 0.35 7.31 12.77
    2017 DAL 77 0.32 0.456 0.409 0.898 0.29 5.40 5.69 1.56 0.56 0.57 0.66 12.04 22.80
    2016 DAL 54 0.49 0.437 0.378 0.875 0.43 6.07 6.50 1.52 0.56 0.70 0.94 14.24 25.89
    2015 DAL 75 0.42 0.448 0.368 0.893 0.69 5.83 6.52 1.76 0.69 0.69 1.12 18.29 30.41
    2014 DAL 77 0.38 0.459 0.380 0.882 0.57 5.36 5.94 1.86 0.51 0.43 1.06 17.31 28.02
    2013 DAL 80 0.41 0.497 0.398 0.899 0.50 5.73 6.23 2.70 0.91 0.56 1.46 21.69 34.70
    2012 DAL 52 0.60 0.474 0.419 0.857 0.71 6.10 6.81 2.46 0.71 0.69 1.35 17.40 30.73
    2011 DAL 63 0.53 0.455 0.363 0.896 0.75 5.98 6.73 2.19 0.68 0.48 1.87 21.40 33.20
    2010 DAL 46 0.74 0.524 0.424 0.861 0.50 6.28 6.78 2.57 0.59 0.63 2.11 22.91 35.23
    2009 DAL 15 2.52 0.466 0.353 0.892 0.80 7.73 8.53 2.73 1.13 1.67 1.40 27.07 45.61
    2008 DAL 81 0.46 0.479 0.359 0.890 1.09 7.32 8.41 2.43 0.75 0.78 1.94 25.85 40.71
    Totals 671 30.28 0.466 0.380 0.884 0.59 5.81 6.39 2.01 0.64 0.62 1.29 18.35 30.27