Found July 04, 2012 on
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Mark Cuban, became succesful and wealthy at very young age, by trusting his instincts. He comes from a working-class family in Pittsburgh, the grandson of Russian immigrants. At the age of 25-years-old, he started his first company MicroSolutions, which was the first step in his becoming one of the 500 richest people on the planet, according to “Forbes Magazine” last year.
Cuban relied on his instincts, as well of those of Dallas Mavericks Team President Donnie Nelson, before the start of this past season, decimating the team that won the NBA Finals in June. He allowed Caron Butler, Jose Juan Barea and Tyson Chandler to leave the club as Free Agents to clear salary-cap space, gambling that he could entice point guard Deron Williams and center Dwight Howard to join his team this summer. So far the gamble is not paying off.
Williams announced that he will re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday and there is still a possibility that Howard could end up there as well. Tuesday brought...
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I think we can be sure that Charles Barkley did not want Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki playing baseball at Auburn. His mechanics are atrocious. But we should give him a break, since he is the best shooting 7fter in the history of basketball. All his athletic skill went into being great on the hardwood [...]
According to Jeff Caplan of ESPNDallas.com, the Dallas Mavericks are heavily targeting point guard Ramon Sessions after watching Jason Kidd choose to play for the New York Knicks. “A source close to the situation said the Mavs initially contacted Sessions’ representatives prior to Kidd opting to pass on a three-year, $9 million offer from Dallas and [...]
Former Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Terry and the Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal, according to sources.
The Celtics will sign Terry to a three year deal and will be paid the full mid-level exception of $5 million a year.
The signing of Terry to the Celtics will likely end the Ray Allen era in Beantown. The Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, and Memphis Grizzlies have all made...
In case you missed it, the Dallas Mavericks are finally close to signing their point guard of the future. Now, for the bad news: His name is Jason Kidd.
With all due respect to the future Hall of Famer, this doesn't exactly seem like the "big fish" that Donnie Nelson talked about shortly after dismantling an NBA championship team. One of my pals in the media - let...
Jason Kidd will not be joining Deron Williams on the Nets, according to a source.
Jason Terry reached a verbal agreement on a three-year deal with the Celtics.
Taking his Talents to Broadway!
Jason Terry expected to land a three-year deal paying the mid-level exception from the Celtics, sources told Yahoo!58 minutes ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@SpearsNBAYahooMarc J. Spears But source stresses that Terry will go back to Mavs to give them chance to counter before finalizing three-year deal, believed to be at MLE54 minutes ago via UberSocial for BlackBerryReplyRetweetFavorite...
So Marc Spears is reporting that the Celtics will be aquiring Jason Terry for the mid-level exception and still plan to sign Ray Allen. How, why or when are all questions left to people with a better knowledge of the NBA salary cap than me.
It’s good to know that if Allen doesn’t re-sign that there will be some security in the form of Terry, but Ray can’t be happy about this...
USA Basketball says Lamar Odom won't try to earn an Olympic roster spot, leaving the Americans with 15 players for 12 spots.
Odom informed USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski that he was unable to play this summer. He had previously been expected to take part in training camp this week despite a difficult season in which he and the Dallas Mavericks...
Jason Kidd will not be returning to Dallas after all, it appears. According to a source, veteran point guard Jason Kidd will be signing with the New York Knicks.This comes days after prized possession Deron Williams announced his return to the Nets. Kidd and Williams had both talked openly of their friendship and how they might enjoy playing together. Many speculated that Kidd would...
Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Celtics are close to a deal with Jason Terry. In 3 separate tweets, Spears reveals this information
Celtics are in final discussions on terms of a multi-year deal with Mavericks free agent guard Jason Terry, sources tells Yahoo! Sports.
Keep in mind Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he wanted both Ray Allen & Jason Terry
In a wild unofficial start to free agency, former Dallas Maverick Jason Terry has agreed to a 3 year deal with the Boston Celtics, according to ESPN.
This comes a surprise to many, as it seemed like the Celtics were going to put their focus on retaining shooting guard Ray Allen. This could still happen, but it looks more unlikely now due to the fact that it would create a logjam...