06/13/2011 08:01 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Dallas Mavericks Fans Celebrate First NBA Title (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

As Dirk Nowitzki, Mark Cuban and the rest of the Mavericks hoisted the Larry O’Brien Trophy after their Game 6 victory on Sunday night, fans took to the streets in Dallas to celebrate their team's first NBA title in franchise history.

A sold-out crowd at American Airlines Center in Dallas celebrated outside the stadium after seeing 11 straight 50-win seasons without a ring to show for it.

"I’ve got to suffer or do whatever I’ve got to do. I’m a fan," one fan told of

Another Mavs fans said that that he never thought he would have the opportunity to buy championship merchandise. Scroll down for photos and a video of Mavericks fans celebrating.

Dallas Mavericks Fans Celebrate 1st NBA Title