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Dirk Nowitzki Wins Championship, Wants Better Haircut in NBA 2K12

Dirk Nowitzki and Mark Cuban's Dallas Mavericks finally won their first NBA World Championship as Dallas beat Miami 105-95 in a rematch of the 2006 NBA Finals, which Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat won. This time around, Dirk would not let his team lose as he took NBA Finals MVP honors for a remarkable series. Dirk talks to GamerLive.TV about what video games he played growing up. The Finals MVP also explains why he hates gaming now and talks about which haircut he wants to have in the next NBA 2K12 basketball game in this exclusive video interview.

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zeeshan8102351d ago (Edited 2351d ago )

Miami came close :( WTF LeBron. :@
Congrats Mavs!

FishCake9T42351d ago

Maybe Lebron should play Hockey, theres no 4th quarter.

BlazeCP32347d ago

yea good joke thats been said too many times...

NoobJobz2351d ago

I like how think LeBron is the greatest player ever. He's not even the best player on his team. I would take D-Wade over him anyday.

TheHomerPimpson2351d ago (Edited 2351d ago )

As a life-long Mavericks fan - this championship means so much. Not only did Dirk deserve a ring, but it was great to see Kidd, Marion, Peja, and Jet finally get that elusive ring. Dirk MUST be on the cover of 2K12. Arguable for Rose or Griffin to get the nod, but they will get there eventually. This Finals cemented Dirk as a top-20 (possibly top-15) talent in the history of the game. Get him on the cover and fix his hair. That is all.

heavymetal3k2351d ago

Yeah Dirk deserves to be on the cover this year, 5 of the past 8 champs have had a cover athlete, so the trend should continue. And the developers better rate him as one of the best in the league this year, he is at least a 90 rating, was in the low 80's in 2k11.

NoobJobz2351d ago (Edited 2351d ago )

Yeah, he was an 83 overall when it came out. Unfortunately, that is just how their rating system works. His position kind of screws his rating up. The creators mentioned if he was a SF, he would easily be in the 90s. But since he is a PF, the game looks for a different skill set. The highest rated PF's are the ones that rack up rebounds and blocks. Normally PF's arent shooters. Thats why his rating takes a hit in the game. He doesnt post up and score a ton in the paint. He hits shots from the outside. Hes not a typical PF. You will probably see Garnett, Boozer, Duncan, etc all rated higher. Dirk is better than all 3 of those guys but the game sees his low rebounding skills, blocking, and defense and his rating takes a hit. He should easily be 94+ but it likely wont ever happen because the games rating system. He will continue to be 85, unless they somehow overhaul the rating system.