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The ex-girlfriend of Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki says she is pregnant with his child and they had planned to get married on July 18th. Cristal Taylor told Wednesday's Dallas Morning News that she blames Nowitzki's longtime German coach for ordering an investigation into her past and turning Nowitzki against her. Taylor, 37, spoke by telephone from Beaumont, Texas, where she is jailed on an outstanding warrant stemming from a 2006 felony theft charge, the Morning News reported. The...
The former husband of a woman arrested at the home of Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki says she stuck him with $330,000 in debt. Nowitzki has avoided reporters and made no comment on Cristal Taylor's arrest.
A 37-year-old woman was arrested by FBI task force agents at a Dallas home belonging to Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki, police said.. Dallas police said Cristal Taylor was named in warrants for a probation violation in Missouri and a theft charge at Jefferson County, Texas, The Dallas Morning News said Thursday. Mavericks spokeswoman Sarah Melton said Taylor had been staying at Nowitzki's home.
Chauncey Billups sank two foul shots with 2 seconds remaining Tuesday, giving Denver a 99-97 victory over Dallas. The Nuggets led by as many as 17 points, but Dallas rallied to take a four-point advantage with 1:32 to play on Dirk Nowitzki's two free throws. Denver then scored six straight points, including a layup by Anthony Carter with 25 seconds to go that gave the Nuggets a 97-95 advantage.
Ronnie Brewer scored 21 points Friday and the Utah Jazz put together an excellent defensive effort to defeat Dallas 97-88. The Mavericks had a three-game winning streak snapped and their hopes for a fourth-quarter comeback were reduced when Dirk Nowitzki was kicked out of the game for committing a flagrant foul early in the final period. Kosta Koufos chipped in 18 points for the Jazz and Detron Williams had 17 points to go with 13 assists and four steals.
By Alastair Himmer SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - The United States broke out of a first-half slumber to beat Germany 85-65 and reach the last four of the world basketball championship on Wednesday. The U.S.
HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Dirk Nowitzki poured in 27 points as Germany eased past hosts Japan 81-70 in the opening game of the basketball world championships on Saturday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Yao Ming finally got some court time on Friday but could not prevent China losing 82-73 to Germany in a world championship warm-up tournament in Nanjing.