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What If Dirk Needs Knee Surgery?

What If Dirk Needs Knee Surgery?

As the saying goes, ‘It's only ‘minor surgery' when it happens to somebody else.' As it applies to Dirk's troublesome knee? You've read the quotes suggesting the possibility of an ‘arthroscopic procedure.' Inside, with the help of certified trainer Jeff Stotts, we do our own examination: the nature of the procedure, the history of Dirk's knees and what it all means to the Mavs:

The Quotes "We're we're still hopeful that this is a temporary thing,'' Dirk Nowitzki said after skipping the Dallas Mavericks' Barcelona exhibition due to a swollen right knee. "If we relax and rest it for a week and see how it goes, then we'll have a better idea. ... We'll see how it responds." "Rest and relax'' may indeed be what the doctor eventually orders here. Last season, Dirk...

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