People are always trying to convince me that Dirk is an elite player in the league, potentially the world's best.
It's not going to work.
I see him hit threes, I see him make free throws. I don't see him play defense or rebound often.
Furthermore, to be one of the best, you need to be able to create your own shot. This is what happens when that task falls to the German:
And that, Ladies and Gentlemen, is why I do not consider him an elite player. He is nothing more than a cog in a machine, just an option, not a player.