Dirk Delivers At 2014 Showdown

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The Dallas Mavericks forward was the star of Steve Nash's 7th annual Showdown in Chinatown on Wednesday

Dirk surrounded by the media for pre-game interviews

Giuseppe Rossi entertains the Italian press

The two former Mavericks teammates shared a moment in pre-game

Nash celebrates an early goal

The Black Team manager Kyrie Irving looks on from the sideline

The host showed off some fancy footwork

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06/25/2014  New York, New York

The 7th annual Showdown in Chinatown hosted by the Steve Nash Foundation took place at Sarah D. Roosevelt Park on Wednesday.

The featured player of this year’s version of the 8-on-8 charity soccer match was Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, who showed of some impressive footwork and stayed afterwards for hundreds of photographs with adoring fans.

Besides the 7-foot former NBA MVP, this year’s rosters also included:

Mason Plumlee (Brooklyn Nets)

Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina)

Wilson Chandler (Denver Nuggets)

Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City)

Jason Kreis (Coach of NYCFC)

The match was also supported by a host of celebrities, including local comedian Judah Friedlander:

When the final whistle was blown, Nash’s team claimed another victory, but once again every participant was a winner.

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