"Dirk, You're Out." Sounds Better When Heidi Klum Says It.

First, view the video above from Monday's Mavs-Jazz game. Then read the media release just posted by the National Basketball Association:

Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki Suspended

NEW YORK, March 5, 2008 – Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks has been suspended one game without pay, and his Flagrant Foul, Penalty One against Andrei Kirilenko of the Utah Jazz has been upgraded to a Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred with 7:04 remaining in the first period of the Mavericks’ 116-110 loss to the Jazz on Monday, March 3 at EnergySolutions Arena.

Nowitzki will serve his suspension when the Mavericks host the Houston Rockets Thursday, March 6 at American Airlines Center.

In other words, Houston just won its 16th17th game in a row. --Robert Wilonsky

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