Stats: Dirk Nowitzki’s Top 10 Scoring Games

Dirk Nowitzki set his career-high with 53 points against Houston on December 02, 2004. Here is a look back at his top 10 scoring games since July 07, 1996.

Benoit Dujardin

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Modified on 2020-02-29

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  • 10. Dallas wins Vs Chicago with 44 points by Dirk Nowitzki (2009)

    February 07, 2009 115 - 114 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    44 points

    On February 07, 2009, the Dallas Mavericks hosted the Chicago Bulls in an NBA game. That day, Dirk Nowitzki scored 44 points (15/32 from the field including 1/2 from the three-point range and 11/11 from the free-throw line) in 44 minutes. He also had 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, and 3 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 44 15-32 1-2 47.1 11-11 100.0 2 7 9 1 2 3 2 44 39

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 115-114, with 20 points from Jose Juan Barea, and 13 points from Josh Howard.

    The Chicago Bulls were led by Ben Gordon who had 28 points.

  • 9. Dirk Nowitzki finishes with 44 points against Denver (2009)

    May 11, 2009 119 - 117 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    44 points

    On May 11, 2009, the Dallas Mavericks played on the road against the Denver Nuggets in a NBA Playoffs game. In that game, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 44 points (14/25 from the field including 0/0 from the three-point range and 16/17 from the free-throw line) in 44 minutes. He also had 13 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, and 1 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 44 14-25 0-0 56.0 16-17 94.1 1 12 13 3 2 1 1 44 47

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 119-117, with 21 points from Josh Howard, and 13 points from Jason Kidd.

    The Denver Nuggets were led by Carmelo Anthony who had 41 points.

  • 8. Dirk Nowitzki scores 44 points Vs Denver (2009)

    January 13, 2009 97 - 99 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    44 points

    On January 13, 2009, the Dallas Mavericks played on the road against the Denver Nuggets in an NBA game. In that game, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 44 points (13/20 from the field including 2/6 from the three-point range and 12/12 from the free-throw line) in 42 minutes. He also had 14 rebounds, 0 assists, 1 steals, and 0 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 42 13-20 2-6 57.7 12-12 100.0 2 12 14 0 1 0 3 44 47

    The Dallas Mavericks lost, 97-99, with 16 points from Jason Terry, and 10 points from Brandon Bass.

    The Denver Nuggets were led by Chauncey Billups who had 23 points.

  • 7. Dallas wins Vs Portland with 46 points by Dirk Nowitzki (2003)

    April 19, 2003 96 - 86 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    46 points

    On April 19, 2003, the Dallas Mavericks played at home against the Portland Trail Blazers in a NBA Playoffs game. That day, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 46 points (12/22 from the field including 4/5 from the three-point range and 10/11 from the free-throw line) in 47 minutes. He also had 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steals, and 1 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 47 12-22 4-5 59.3 10-11 90.9 1 9 10 2 1 1 2 46 46

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 96-86, with 13 points from Michael Finley, and 10 points from Steve Nash.

    The Portland Trail Blazers were led by Rasheed Wallace who had 26 points.

  • 6. Dallas wins versus OKC with 46 points by Dirk Nowitzki (2008)

    December 13, 2008 103 - 99 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    46 points

    On December 13, 2008, the Dallas Mavericks played at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA game. On that night, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 46 points (15/26 from the field including 2/4 from the three-point range and 10/10 from the free-throw line) in 40 minutes. He also had 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 0 steals, and 2 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 40 15-26 2-4 56.7 10-10 100.0 1 7 8 4 0 2 2 46 42

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 103-99, with 28 points from Jason Terry, and 8 points from Jason Kidd.

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were led by Jeff Green who had 25 points.

  • 5. Dirk Nowitzki drops 47 points against Angola (2006)

    August 24, 2006 108 - 103 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    47 points

    On August 24, 2006, Germany played on the road against Angola in a World Cup game. That day, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 47 points (9/21 from the field including 4/8 from the three-point range and 17/17 from the free-throw line) in 48 minutes. He also had 16 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 48 9-21 4-8 44.8 17-17 100.0 7 9 16 4 2 1 4 47 48

    Germany won, 108-103, with 14 points from Demond Greene, and 14 points from Ademola Okulaja.

    Angola was led by Olimpio Cipriano who had 33 points.

  • 4. Dallas wins versus Oklahoma City with 48 points by Dirk Nowitzki (2011)

    May 17, 2011 121 - 112 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    48 points

    On May 17, 2011, the Dallas Mavericks hosted the Oklahoma City Thunder in a NBA Playoffs game. In that game, Dirk Nowitzki had 48 points (12/15 from the field including 0/0 from the three-point range and 24/24 from the free-throw line) in 41 minutes. He also had 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 0 steals, and 4 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 41 12-15 0-0 80.0 24-24 100.0 0 6 6 4 0 4 3 48 57

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 121-112, with 24 points from Jason Terry, and 21 points from Jose Juan Barea.

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were led by Kevin Durant who had 40 points.

  • 3. Dirk Nowitzki finishes with 50 points against the Phoenix Suns (2006)

    June 01, 2006 117 - 101 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    50 points

    On June 01, 2006, the Dallas Mavericks played at home against the Phoenix Suns in a NBA Playoffs game. That day, Dirk Nowitzki had 50 points (9/20 from the field including 5/6 from the three-point range and 17/18 from the free-throw line) in 43 minutes. He also had 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steals, and 0 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 43 9-20 5-6 53.8 17-18 94.4 1 11 12 3 1 0 2 50 52

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 117-101, with 23 points from Josh Howard, and 16 points from Jerry Stackhouse.

    The Phoenix Suns were led by Tim Thomas who had 26 points.

  • 2. Dirk Nowitzki drops 51 points Vs Golden State (2006)

    March 23, 2006 121 - 122 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    51 points

    On March 23, 2006, the Dallas Mavericks hosted the Golden State Warriors in an NBA game. In that game, Dirk Nowitzki finished with 51 points (13/20 from the field including 3/4 from the three-point range and 16/17 from the free-throw line) in 41 minutes. He also had 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, and 1 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 41 13-20 3-4 66.7 16-17 94.1 3 6 9 5 2 1 3 51 54

    The Dallas Mavericks lost, 121-122, with 29 points from Jason Terry, and 12 points from Marquis Daniels.

    The Golden State Warriors were led by Jason Richardson who had 40 points.

  • 1. Dirk Nowitzki sets career-high with 53 points against the Houston Rockets (2004)

    December 02, 2004 113 - 106 Dirk Nowitzki stats:
    53 points

    On December 02, 2004, the Dallas Mavericks played at home against the Houston Rockets in an NBA game. On that night, Dirk Nowitzki dropped 53 points (13/27 from the field including 2/5 from the three-point range and 21/22 from the free-throw line) in 49 minutes. He also had 16 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals, and 4 blocks.

    PLAYERMIN2M-2A3M-3AFG%1M-1A1%ORDRREBASTSTLBLKFOPTSEFF
    Dirk Nowitzki 49 13-27 2-5 46.9 21-22 95.5 4 12 16 2 3 4 2 53 59

    The Dallas Mavericks won, 113-106, with 14 points from Jason Terry, and 14 points from Marquis Daniels.

    The Houston Rockets were led by Tracy Mcgrady who had 48 points.