Nowitzki, Mavs take big honors at ESPY Awards

Dirk Nowitzki picked up a pair of trophies,
including male athlete of the year, and his Dallas Mavericks were
chosen the best team Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards.
Nowitzki also won as best NBA player, while Rick Carlisle was
named best coach for leading the Mavericks to the NBA championship
during ESPN's live telecast from the Nokia Theatre.
Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn won her second straight
female athlete of the year award, while Bruins goaltender Tim
Thomas and Phillies ace Roy Halladay each took home two awards.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (NFL player), Blake
Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers (breakthrough athlete), Rafael
Nadal (male tennis player) and Serena Williams (female tennis
player) were individual award winners.