DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – “Zeke Watch” had an effect on a Dallas sports legend on Tuesday.
As Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott arrived back in DFW from Cabo San Lucas in hopes of signing a new contract soon with the Dallas Cowboys, former Dallas Maverick Dirk Nowitzki said he was at DFW Airport during all the Elliott hoopla.READ MORE: Increased Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments To Start In July
Nowitzki tweeted, “Came home from China to all these cameras at the airport. I thought to myself: “ Man. I still got it!!” Turns out they were all there for zeke….”
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Came home from China to all these cameras at the airport. I thought to myself: “ Man. I still got it!!” Turns out they were all there for zeke….
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) September 3, 2019
Elliott later responded on Twitter with two identical emojis crying.
— Ezekiel Elliott (@EzekielElliott) September 4, 2019
Nowtizki, who likes to joke around onTwitter, retired from the Mavericks at the end of last season after 21 seasons with the team.MORE NEWS: Flash Flood Watch As Weeklong Wet Weather Stretch Drenches North Texas
He remains a Dallas resident.