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Cuban has been enjoying taking shots at the Lakers season, probably because the Mavericks aren’t doing that much better. He has been giving advice about the Lakers coaching situation, Dwight Howard and now Kobe Bryant.
Bryant is owed $30.4 million for the 13-14 season, but continues to play at a high All-Star level.
“If you look at their payroll, even if Dwight (Howard) comes back, you’ve got to ask the question: Should they amnesty Kobe?”
Cuban said he wouldn’t consider doing a similar move on Dirk Nowitzki.
The Lakers aren’t doing anything with Kobe Bryant, they knew the financial implications of having Dwight and Kobe on the roster next year.
It might but a moot point if Dwight Howard takes his headband to another team.
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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,...
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...
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LeRoyMcConnell III Leave it up to Dallas Maverick’s owner, Marc Cuban, to provide his two cents on what the 16-Time World Champion’s Los Angeles Lakers should do with their superstar Kobe Bryant. I mean don’t get me wrong Cuban just gutted his own team last season so he has some idea of what to do. Maybe its his way of reaching out to the Buss Family during trying...
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