Dirk Nowitzki Has Olympic Fever Getting things shaved into the side or back of your head has become popular again. 1985 rules! First black basketball players brought it back and now it's crossed over to white basketball players. Albeit German ones. Nowitzki's new 'do is appropriate considering he'll be the flag-bearer for Germany at the opening game ceremonies. But, seriously, shaved head messages are coming back? The people behind Starter Jackets and Skidz are probably rubbing their hands together in glee. Basketball star Nowitzki to carry German Olympic flag [AFP] Dirk Nowitzki is excited for the Olympics [Ball Don't Lie]