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jeffb 07-08-2011 12:37 PM

Muhammad Ali sent Nowitzki a signed boxing glove after Championship victory
Wow! That's pretty cool. :yeah:


After winning the NBA Championship, Dirk Nowitzki received probably the greatest gift any sports fan/player could receive. He received a package from Muhammad Ali that included a boxing glove that was signed "you are the greatest." Large praise from maybe the most recognizable athlete around the world.

According to spiegel.de:
Nowitzki: I think that (German Chancellor) Angela Merkel called my adviser. I'm not totally sure. But do you know what made me the happiest?


Nowitzki: Muhammad Ali sent me a package.

SPIEGEL: What was in it?

Nowitzki: A boxing glove with the inscription: "You are the greatest." Please don't ask me immediately about the political meaning of the gift. I was simply happy and sent Ali a golden basketball with a similar inscription.
After Winning: Dirk Nowitzki received a boxing glove from Muhammad Ali signed, "you are the greatest" | IamaGM.com

Don Vito 07-08-2011 12:44 PM

Wow getting that from Muhammad Ali is incredible.

th3answ3r 07-08-2011 12:55 PM


jj33 07-08-2011 07:01 PM

Take that LeBron!!! Even Kobe didn't get it!!!

th3answ3r 07-08-2011 07:51 PM

Nobody saw the mavs winning it all. Heck nobody saw the heat losing.

js12 07-08-2011 08:03 PM


rapsmannn 07-09-2011 04:23 AM

Dirk had one of the greatest playoff runs ever,

it was incredible, obviously not a top ten player, but his playoff run compared to others and how important he was to his team, you could say that was a top ten playoff run by any player

especially in late game situation

I have watch basketball for a long time and I haven't seen a run like that in a long time,

Torontosaurus 07-09-2011 11:01 AM

Wow, that's like the best kudos ever

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