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You heard the old adage, "Never wake a sleeping giant," right?
Well apparently it fell on deaf ears recently as Mavericks owner Mark Cuban suggested the Lakers should amnesty Kobe Bryant next season thus saving the team some money and getting some luxury tax relief.
Well, that is all the Bryant needed to hear. Cuban poked the proverbial bear in his cage and Kobe dropped 38 points on the Mavs during yesterday's Lakers' win, leading Bryant to tweet:
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 24, 2013
Talk about revenge being best served cold.
However, it is not only Kobe who upset with Cuban. The league is also looking into whether Cuban violated tampering rules which is a huge no-no.
Nonetheless, Cuban did not mean to intentionally tamper with the Lakers' business nor take a verbal shot at Bryant. He is a business man himself and was in the mind-set of talking business and trying to explain the NBA's new CBA.
However, he has been ...
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Burn……….. Kobe went 13-21, 38 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists, while torching several Dallas Mavericks defenders in the process. Mark Cuban had suggested that the Lakers should Amnesty Kobe and here is what Kobe had to say about that. Amnesty THAT — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 24, 2013 This is Kobe’s 17th year in the league and even though the team isn’t playing...
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Kobe Bryant had just finished one of his most efficient games this season when his upbeat interview session with reporters stalled.
Someone asked him what the Lakers needed do to improve. He offered an important two-word response: "Transition defense."
That was Sunday. The Lakers got buried a day later in fastbreak points by the Denver Nuggets, 33-3, in a 119-108 loss...
Mark Cuban thought he was pretty funny over the weekend, when he suggested that the Lakers should amnesty Kobe Bryant in the off-season to take his $30 million salary off their books.
The NBA didn’t find it funny, and CBSSports.com is reporting that the league is investigating those comments.
The NBA is debating whether to fine Cuban for saying Friday that the Lakers should consider...
Mark Cuban gets in trouble for saying all kinds of things, so it wasn’t surprising when his suggestion that a conference rival get rid of its best player was met with squawks.
Kobe Bryant going off for 38 points and then tweeting “Amnesty THAT” was just the beginning, though. The NBA is now looking into fining Cuban for his comments, according to The Los Angeles Times.
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DALLAS (AP) -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban doesn't expect to hear from the league over his suggestion the Los Angeles Lakers could reduce their salary cap tax by dumping Kobe Bryant through the amnesty clause.
Cuban said before Dallas' game against the Lakers Sunday he made it clear during a radio interview Friday that he was speaking hypothetically, and he was just trying...
Kobe Bryant played an undeniably magnificent game in Dallas against the Mavericks on Sunday morning, putting up 38 points on 13 of 21 shooting, including 4 of 5 made field goal attempts from beyond the three-point line. Kobe also pulled down a season high 12 rebounds, equaling his February 1st total in Minnesota against the [...]
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King James with a dunk against the Lakers that even the great Kobe Bryant cannot believe
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From his days at St. Vincent/St. Mary’s all the way up until now, we have seen LeBron throw down some pretty insane dunks, but this one is the best if you ask me. Enjoy!
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