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Much has been made of the Dallas Mavericks making a half-hearted run at Deron Williams during last summers free agency period, allow Williams to remain with the Brooklyn Nets.
During an interview withÂ ESPN Dallas, CubanÂ was asked whether he intentionally sabotaged his teamâs efforts to signÂ Williams,Â because he preferred to make a run at free agents available this summer.
Cuban responded with a snarky answer about his TV show.
âDid you see that episode of âShark Tankâ I filmed that day. It was amazing,â Cuban replied on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM.
Williams ended up choosing the Nets over the Mavericks, in-part because Cuban reportedly chose to film an episode of âShark Tank.â
Cuban said before that he was glad the Mavericks didnât sign Williams because they wouldâve lost all their cap flexibility.
âItâs not about signing a maxed-out player,â Cuban said. âItâs about building a championship team. If you just add $75 million to your payroll, youâre stuck, and I didnât want to be stu
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If you remember, last season the big fish in free agency was Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams. It was thought that the two potential landing spots for Williams were staying with the Nets as they moved to Brooklyn or taking his talents down to Dallas to play for the Mavericks. Turns out, that many [...]
Earlier this season, Deron Williams told the media that Mark Cuban not showing up at a free-agent meeting with the Mavericks over the summer was a big reason he didnât sign with Dallas. Mark Cuban was a no-show because he was filming an episode of âShark Tankâ, and during an interview with ESPN Dallas Monday, the Mavs owner showed no remorse and sarcastically proclaimed itâ...
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The Dallas Mavericks have fallen on a little bit of hard times lately. Â The Mavs arenât Washington Wizards bad, but they are not anywhere near championship caliber either.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a plan for his franchise, and according toÂ ESPN Dallas, he expects his team to be contenders again within two years.
âWe want to be a championship team. Weâve never said we...
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Mark Cuban has a two-year plan to return the Dallas Mavericks to championship contention.
"We want to be a championship team. We've never said we have to be a championship team this year," Cuban said Saturday. "We want to be a better team, a top-seed team. If we get the top free agent, that doesn't leave us a whole lot of flexibility to add a lot of players...
Mark Cuban admitted on Saturday that the Dallas Mavericks could end up tradingÂ or stashing their 13th overall pick in this year's NBA draft.
To prevent the player's $1.66 million against the salary cap, the MavericksÂ might draft a player "to stash overseas somewhere," Cuban said.
"If you look at this like a two-year plan, then we think we're on track...
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