DALLAS -- Denver Nuggets coach George Karl will start Dirk Nowitzki for the West in place of the injured Kobe Bryant in Sunday's All-Star Game.
Nowitzki said Friday that Karl told him that he'd be guarding LeBron James, even though the Dallas Mavericks' 7-footer clearly isn't a guard.
According to Nowitzki, the conversation went like this:
"Good luck," Karl said, "you've got LeBron to start."
Dirk's reply: "Oh, sweet."
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