A Magazine by the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation

Bobby Karalla

Bobby Karalla was born and raised in Lewisville, Texas. After graduating from UT Dallas in 2013, he began working for the Mavericks on a part-time basis before covering the great game of basketball as a full-time reporter in 2015. In his spare time, he enjoys ultimate frisbee, bar trivia, and shooting fireworks.

Stories by Bobby Karalla

  • The Buzzer

    In his final season, Dirk was cheered by opposing fans. Bobby Karalla tells the story of how this happened.
  • The Eternal Dirk

    21 years playing for the same team: this is a first in the history of the league. Dirk's role may have changed, but he remained just as vital for the Mavericks. Bobby Karalla of mavs.com with a clairvoyant guest contribution from inside the team – before the season started.
  • The First Bucket

    Dirk Nowitzki is in his 21st season with the same team – a first in the history of the NBA. Bobby Karalla describes the very first seconds of this record season.

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