Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has a little extra time on his hands these days as he works his way back from knee surgery.

But while his teammates are off to an encouraging 4-1 start, Nowitzki is trying to boost morale – or just keep busy – by breaking out his golden pipes for the fans at American Airlines Center.

If you need a translation on that verse, Dan Devine over at Ball Don’t Lie breaks down the “Mleh vlah Carolina he null hair heeeenh” line and others.

Perhaps a karaoke lesson is in order.

Of course, as Nowitzki admits, the Boss is not his go-to artist. That’d be Queen.

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