Found January 06, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Mark Cuban
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
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Tweet   The Dallas Mavericks fell to 13-21 on the season after a 99-96 overtime loss to the New Orleans Pelicans Hornets Saturday night. The Mavs have lost 11 of their last 13 games. It’s clearly been a rough stretch for Mark Cuban’s guys and the frustration level around the team is understandably high. As [...]
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