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Dirk Nowitzki Tunes Up for the Rock-ets

Shockingly, the Giant German didn't play "99 Luftballons."

Since he wasn’t invited to star in the awesome new commercial featuring Kobe Bryant, Tony Hawk, Michael Phelps and A-Rod, we know Dirk Nowitzki isn’t a Guitar Hero. But that didn’t stop him from taking the new video game for a spin Sunday night at GameStop in Plano.

(Props to our web editor, Patrick Michels, who put together this slideshow and allowed me to stay home and dissect Cowboys-Buccaneers.)

While on vacation last summer I tried – in vain, I might add – to master The Vapor’s "Turning Japanese" on Guitar Hero.

Dirk?

He got his Guitar Hero World Tour groove on to Nirvana’s “About A Girl.”

Now, about an opener? – Richie Whitt

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