After 20 years in the NBA, Dirk Nowitzki is set to retire at the end of the 2018-19 season.

Since his decision became public, Nowitzki has been on a farewell tour of sorts, with opposing teams and fans honoring him with chants and applause.

On Monday night, Clippers coach Doc Rivers went above and beyond to ensure that Dirk got his moment.

Business Insider reports, Doc called a timeout in the game's final seconds to bring the attention of the Staples Center to the Mavericks superstar.

With 9.4 seconds remaining and holding a 121-112 lead, Rivers called timeout, took a microphone from the announce table, and directed the fans' attention to Dirk.

After the game, Rivers said the timeout wasn't planned out before the game.

"That was just, we had a lead and I had a timeout," Rivers said of the gesture.

"Honestly, I didn't plan it. I just felt like he deserved that."

https://www.businessinsider.com/video-doc-rivers-timeout-dirk-nowitzki-s...

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