Nowitzki: Der perfekte Wurf (original title)
- Status: Completed
- Score: 7.6/10
- Director: Sebastian Dehnhardt
- Country: Germany
- Year: 2014
- Duration: 105 min
A documentary that follows the early career of basketball star Dirk Nowitzki, his relationship with coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner, and their path to NBA glory.
THE PERFECT SHOT covers the story of Nowitzki’s rise to the peaks of fame starting off at one of Germany’s regional basketball leagues. It’s the story of the fascinating relationship with Holger Geschwindner, his discoverer, coach and mentor. The physicist recognized young Dirk Nowitzki’s talent early on and, with a mix of ambitious daring and scientific precision, led him all the way to the top. It is a Film about Dirk Nowitzki and Holger Geschwindner: how they became who they are. It is about the unique relationship between the cosmopolitan mentor and his timid student, who made it to where his teacher had previously only dreamed of: the NBA Championship.
Kobe Bryant, Vince Carter, Michael Finley, Jason Kidd, Don Nelson, Dirk Nowitzki, Jessica Nowitzki, Silke Nowitzki, Rick Carlisle, Mark Cuban, Holger Geschwindner, Steve Nash, Donnie Nelson, Helga Nowitzki, Jörg Nowitzki,