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The NBA Master Coach of the former basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki has resigned: Rick Carlisle leaves the Dallas Mavericks after 13 years.
"Rick informed me about his decision to resign as head coach," said MAV's owner Mark Cuban and added: "He was not just a great basketball coach, but also a friend and confidant."
The Coach brought the title in the North American Profiliga to Texas with a superior Novitzki 2011. "These are memories I will always keep in honor," Cuban said. "I want to thank Rick for everything he gave this franchise and this city."
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Start 2008 - Title Three years later
The 61-year-old began in 2008 at Dallas Mavericks and led the team three years later to the long-awaited Larry O'Brien Trophy. Near the finals, the MAVs did not come anymore. This year, the team fails to Luka Doncic in the first playoff round. The farewell was exclusively his decision, said Carlisle. "Dallas will always be my home, but I'm looking forward to the next chapter of my coaching career." Where it pulls him is not known.
Carlisle is one of 14 people who managed the feat, as a player and coach to win the NBA championship. With the Boston Celtics he won the Golden Cup as Professional 1986.
With the retreat of Carlisle ends an era at the Texans. Already a day before, GeneralManager Donnie Nelson, who brought Novitzki in 1998 to Dallas, had withdrawn.
Novitzki returns to the MAVs .
Dirk Nowitzki returns a good two years after his career end in advisory function to the Dallas Mavericks. © Getty Images remains true to the MAVs: Dirk Nowitzki. club legend becomes special consultant of the Würzburger, who will be 43 years old on Saturday, will support Texas's team at the upcoming personnel decisions, as Mavericks announced on Friday night. "Mark Cuban is approaching me because of a role as a special advisor and I'm glad to support MAVs," Novitzki said in the message.