Wang Zhizhi was born in Beijing, China. The 7’ 0” tall center became the first-ever Chinese-born player to play in the NBA.
Mavs From the Past
Evan Eschmeyer played in the NBA for a couple of years, unfortunately, injuries cut his career short, but he did achieve a dream that many basketball fans have, he made it into the NBA.
Steve Nash had an illustrious Hall of Fame career that spanned almost two decades. He’s continued to grow his legacy, now as an NBA head coach.
Eduardo Nájera was born in Meoqui, Chihuahua, Mexico. He became the second Mexican-born player in NBA history and the first to be drafted into the league.
Greg Buckner didn’t have the most memorable NBA career, but his basketball skills kept him in the league for nearly a decade.
Gary Trent Sr. was a player that is not heavily remembered by many, but he showed year in and year out why he deserved to be part of the NBA.
When you say the name, Dirk Nowitzki, every Dallas Mavericks fan’s ears perk up. Nowitzki’s name is synonymous with the Mavericks franchise and with European basketball.
Cedric Ceballos had a long and distinguished career, during which he achieved singular achievements and helped each of his teams succeed to the best of their ability.
Dumas’ best years were in college, but he still did something many wish to achieve, he made the NBA.
Erick Strickland didn’t have the longest NBA career but he is remembered for being a reliable guard off the bench for many teams during his time in the NBA.
Samaki Walker was an NBA player some people may remember for his style of play or for his attire on draft night.
In his time with the Dallas Mavericks, Donald Hodge was a fan favorite who contributed off the bench, despite not achieving much in the league.