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 to use an example to explain new restrictions in the labor agreement.
The Lakers called the remark inappropriate but didn't plan to pursue a complaint.
Cuban has cited the labor deal as a main reason for not bringing back key pieces of Dallas' 2011 championship team, most notably New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler. He said the labor contract is difficult to explain and "it's not like we're getting any help from the league."
During a radio interview a day after the trading deadline last week, Cuban told a Dallas-area station that the Lakers and other teams over the salary cap were going to face some difficult...