Dirk Nowitzki is coming to Dallas to talk about a new contract with the Mavericks.
Mavericks president Donnie Nelson said Wednesday he got word
from Nowitzki adviser Holger Geschwindner moments before Nelson was
to board a plane for Germany.
Nelson said in a text message to The Associated Press that
Nowitzki and Geschwindner were flying to Dallas and wanted to meet
Thursday. Nelson called it a "really good sign" in the team's bid
to re-sign its all-time leading scorer and rebounder.
Nowitzki has decided to opt out of his contract and became a
free agent, with negotiations beginning around the league on