We knew it would be an emotional night at the AAC, but I don't think anyone was quite prepared for what we saw. Dirk Nowitzki made it official when he himself announced it at exactly at 10:27pm "this is my last home game, after finishing with a season-high 30 points in a 120-109 win over the Phoenix Suns. Then came an even more emotional postgame celebration. Dirk appeared surprised and overwhelmed when five of his childhood heroes showed up. Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippin, Larry Bird, Shawn Kemp, and Detlef Schrempf were all on hand to congratulate Nowitzki and offer tributes. Coach Rick Carlisle and owner Mark Cuban also gave speeches before No. 41 finally got the microphone and casually mentioned that he was hanging up his Nikes. Watch below.