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Dirk Nowitzki Plays Mini Hoops With Young Boy At Dallas Children's Medical Center (VIDEO)

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YouTube: Mike Kolassa
YouTube: Mike Kolassa

Before Dirk Nowitzki made his belated season debut for the Mavericks on Sunday, the NBA superstar visited the Dallas Children's Medical Center. In a video uploaded to YouTube just a few days before Christmas, Nowitzki can be seen giving out gifts, greeting some fans, and even playing a little 1-on-1 with a pint-sized opponent.

Per the description accompanying the video, a Chicago native named Will Kolassa got to take on the 7-foot power forward in a game of mini hoops.

"I like it when you beat the Heat! I hate the Heat," Kolassa said before their game.

"Me too!" admitted Nowitizki, as he sealed their new friendship with a fist bump.

(H/T to Dallas Morning News)


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