Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 2/24/13
Mark Cuban is one of those guys that you either love or hate. The guy is brash, often loud, and definitely very opinionated. He is also extremely successful, earned his way to the top through hard work, and just wants to protect his investments (hence yelling at referees so much). Whatever your opinion of Mark Cuban is there is one thing that is for sure--love him or hate him, when he talks people listen. Maybe they will get another reason to hate him. Maybe they will hear something refreshing and insightful (yes, I typed that with a straight face). Maybe he'll just be entertaining. The point is--you will listen. Maybe that is why he decided to take a poke at the Los Angeles Lakers recently when he suggested that they consider using the amnesty clause on Kobe Bryant and cut the aging superstar next season rather than pay him another $30 million: In all fairness to Cuban, he didn't try to present the idea as if it is the way the Lakers need to go or even should go. He stated sim...
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