Dirk Nowitzki walked into a barber shop sometime in the last few days, and walked out looking like a kid from a Home Improvement episode.
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) February 1, 2016
As Dirk tweeted, his Dallas Mavericks teammates are calling him “Ellen DeGeneres”. Even the ballboys are roasting him for the new ‘do.
— Chandler Parsons (@ChandlerParsons) February 1, 2016
CP on Dirk’s new ‘do 😂 pic.twitter.com/K0p9nUEf6W
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) February 1, 2016
“It’s so bad,” Parsons said. “He came in here feeling himself, too, thinking we were going to love it. We had ball boys crushing him, coaches, everyone on the team. I have a feeling he’s going to change it here soon because he can’t take the beating we’re giving him.”
“He got called so many names I couldn’t even tell you,” Zaza Pachulia said. “If I were him I’d just totally shave (it), do something about it. It’s obviously we were the first one to see it, staff and coaches and ball boys and everyone was giving him a tough time, but hey, he’s a great guy. You can tell because he’s a great guy, he takes the joke, he takes it like a man.”
It’s been quite an interesting 18 years in the hair department for Dirk over his tremendous NBA career. Thanks to Twitter user @TamaraJolee, here’s a look at the new haircut vs some of Dirk’s other hair styles: