Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, from Germany, jumps in the air just before the jump ball to start the game during an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Po

 

              Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, from Germany, jumps in the air just before the jump ball to start the game during an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Po
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, from Germany, jumps in the air just before the jump ball to start the game during an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)