Dirk Nowitzki pens letter to the fans in Dallas Morning News

Apr 10, 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) waves to fans prior to the game against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center. This is reportedly the final game of his NBA career. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
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On Sunday, Dirk Nowitzki published a letter to Dallas Mavericks fans, thanking them for their years of support and again, reaffirming that his retirement is not a “goodbye” to the city that has stood by his side for the last twenty-one years.

“This is not a goodbye,” Nowitzki wrote. “I will miss playing, but I can’t wait to start the next chapter with you.”

You can read the full letter below.