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 an NBA owner for some time...