The Dirk Nowitzki documentary “Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot” is now available for viewing on Netflix.
Win tickets, autographed memorabilia, or a meet-and-greet with the man himself!
Released in America earlier this year, the film chronicles Nowitzki’s rise to NBA superstardom from his beginnings in Wurzburg, Germany. Director Sebastian Dehnhardt also explores the Mavs legend’s famous basketball partnership with his coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner, Nowitzki’s relationship with his family, and other personal aspects of the Big German’s life — in many cases, stories that were never before publicly known.
You’re not going to hear a negative review from anyone who’s seen it, especially from anyone who loves the Mavs. Nowitzki is one of the most humble, likable sports stars America has ever known, as evidenced by the last line he delivers in the movie.
Reliving his ascent to the top of the league — from the very first moment he met Steve Nash to June 12, 2011, when he was finally able to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy — is exhilarating and nostalgic. In addition, well-known basketball figures like Kobe Bryant and Yao Ming chime in with their own impressions of Nowitzki, his legacy, and his impact on international basketball.
If you haven’t watched it yet, now’s your chance. The film is also playing on AXS TV, so those who don’t have a Netflix account can catch it on cable.