If the NBA wants to save its season and its own dignity instead of trying to push the players to the wall, it needs to consider a serious downsize.
Regardless of the outcome, Dirk Nowitzki finally has answered all questions about his abilities about his greatness as a basketball player, questions that were never fair in nature.
The Spurs? Gone. The Lakers? Gone. The Celtics? Gone. And if the past is indeed prologue, none of them will be back among the league powers anytime soon.