Journey

The smile of Thiago when he came down to breakfast there was no yesterday in the spacious dining room of the Hotel Ritz Carlton Dallas, where is hosted the Barcelona pending cope today with the America of Mexico in Cowboys Stadium Arlington TV3 (2230), party that closes the catalan set by United States tour. Thiago and his companions had been awakened with the news: Del Bosque takes it with La Roja elders to play a friendly against Italy in Bari on Wednesday. Curiously, she debuted with the absolute 130 kilometers from San Pietro de Vernotico (Brindisi), where he was born in 1991 when his father played in the Lecce. Son of former footballer Mazinho, world champion with Brazil in United States 94, Thiago maintains dual nationality, so it to the not having debuted with the Spanish absolute in official party could choose to play with the canarinha, although he has played since childhood in the lower ones of Spain. I made possible by that play with Brazil, but I’m happy for him, he said yesterday Mazinho. Source of the news:: The journey of Thiago

Basketball Association

Nowitzki finally? Dirk Nowitzki and his Dallas Mavericks are after 2006 once again shortly before the main titles in basketball. After the first games of the best-of-7-final series (the winner is who decides first four games to) against it after two games is Miami Heat 1:1 and – we include – only a question of that part of the world for something can inspire arises: finally Nowitzki? “German wunderkind” or “Dirk the unfinished” you must understand, that Dirk Nowitzki the strongest League in the world is not only arguably the best Europeans of all time in the NBA (National Basketball Association), and not only one of the five best players of the last decade and maybe the best white professional since the legendary Larry Bird. He has remained up to date, especially the great unfinished this sport and has never won an NBA Championship as the ten “all star” players and “Most valuable player” (most valuable player, 2007). He bears in the United States in addition to the Honorable nickname “German wunderkind” or “Dirkules” title “Dirk the unfinished”. Nowitzki and the playoffs and actually the failed 2-0 Dallas Mavericks after part season excellence again in the decisive playoff, after 2006 in the final-leadership against the Miami Heat. Dirk Nowitzki played in crucial games most outstanding, sometimes but inexplicably bad. You could not escape the feeling that the pressure that was on Nowitzki as the single superstar of his team, maybe a number was too large. The amazing but, Nowitzki got up after each defeat and played better than before.

In the semi final games of this year against Oklahoma, Dirk Nowitzki put a shovel on it once again, scored 48 points in the first and 40 in the fourth game, where he each (!) his 24 free throws at the basket placed in the aforementioned first – a lone NBA record. Again against Miami In the first final game against Miami, the team around the superstars LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, it then but suddenly again gloomy looked. Lost almost Dallas and Nowitzki was injured at the left hand. Also in game two Miami led until three minutes before the end seems sure, before Nowitzki came, scoring and the game to the standings by 1:1 decided nine points in the series. At this point we like to confess that we have already given up the role of the interpretative observer: up to five next games are for the meantime what Dirk Nowitzki might the chance finally to Crown his career. It is easy to work, this time. Andreas Kellner…