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Dirk Nowitzki played for probably the last time at the Oracle Arena and received a standing ovation from the Golden State Warriors fans.

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The fans of the two-time defending champions expressed their appreciation for the legendary German power forward/center, who will probably retire at the end of the current season.

Nowitzki received a standing ovation before the beginning of the second quarter
as well as a final one when he checked out for the final time with 4:41 remaining.

The Warriors never managed to cool off Nowitzki, who scored a season-high 21 points to help the Mavs dominate Golden State (91-126).

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