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No team in the NBA, with the possible exception of whichever team happens to employ Derrick Rose or Chris Paul at a given moment, is better off without Deron Williams. If Dallas Mavericks owners Mark Cuban had said his team was better without Williams manning the point guard duties, than he would have been laughably wrong. Williams is the most complete point guard in the NBA, and no combination of Darren Collison, Rodrigue Beaubois and Delonte West makes the Mavericks a better team, right now, than they would be with Williams. That is not what Cuban said, though. What Cuban...
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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Wednesday that he was part of film director Tony Scott's final project.
Cuban filmed a Diet Mountain Dew commercial in late June that was directed by the 68-year-old Scott, who jumped to his death from a Los Angeles bridge on Sunday.
"It was crazy because he was excited," Cuban told Bad Radio on 1310 The Ticket KTCK-AM in Dallas...
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The Mavericks owner seems a but miffed that Jason Kidd took his talents to Manhattan instead of re-signing in Big D, and now may even hold off on retiring Kidd's number.
Earlier this week, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban expressed how he currently feels about his former star Jason Kidd. During a radio interview with KESN-FM, Cuban stated that there was “ no chance” that he would retire Kidd’s jersey in the rafters of the American Airlines Center after Kidd up and bolted t the New York Knicks in free agency.
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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he "was more than upset," about Jason Kidd's flip-flop decision to spurn Dallas and join the New York Knicks. "I thought he was coming. I was pissed."
"I totally understand his side," said Kidd when asked if he understood the owner's position. "Does Mark understand my side?"
Dont plan on attending a jersey-retiring ceremony for Jason Kidd at American Airlines Center any time soon. The former Mavericks point guard apparently burned some bridges with Mavs owner Mark Cuban when Kidd decided not to re-sign and instead head to New York.
Cuban said Tuesday he thought Kidd was returning to the Mavericks before the veteran point guard surprisingly changed his...
Two NBA titles and three Finals appearances ago, Kobe Bryant wasn't a happy guy. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban almost took advantage of that discontent. Cuban said during a radio appearance on the Ben and Skin Show that he nearly pulled off a trade for the superstar back in the summer of 2007, when Bryant was unhappy with the direction the Lakers were going in the wake of trading...
Jason Kidd did sign with the New York Knicks out of nowhere. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was even caught off guard by this.
We all know Cuban is very outspoken and will say whatever is on his mind. So recently will appearing on an ESPN Dallas Radio station Cuban took his chance to rip Kidd.
“I was more than upset. I thought he was coming. I was pissed,” Cuban...
Now this story is drama.
We all understood the reasoning behind Owner, Mark Cuban’s, intentions for “blowing up” his championship team. But indeed there were some pieces that he did want and intend on keeping aboard, Jason Kidd was one of them. As you know by now, Kidd signed with the Knicks during the offseason.
Cuban went on a local radio show and was asked about Kidd’s...
Future Hall-of-Famer Jason Kidd is speaking exclusively to DallasBasketball.com to respond to Mavs owner Mark Cuban's incendiary quotes about betrayal and about the potential of Kidd's jersey someday being retired in Dallas. 'No chance,' Cuban says. What does Kidd say in response? You can read that only here on DB.com:
Eventual Hall of Famer Jason Kidd was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the second overall pick in 1994 and played there until joining the Phoenix Suns in 1996. From there he would move on to the New Jersey Nets before returning to Dallas in 2008, where he played through last season. [...]
How many championship banners would be hanging in the American Airlines Center rafters had the Mavericks traded for Kobe Bryant in 2007?
That may seem like a far-fetched idea but Mavs owner Mark Cuban said Tuesday morning that it was almost a reality in the summer of 2007.
"When I was doing Dancing with the Stars, I was taking breaks because I was talking to Kobe's agent...
While Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ripped Jason Kidd in a recent interview he also said the team was very close for trading for Kobe Bryant. This all happened in the summer of 2007. Cuban was competing with Dancing with the Stars.
Bryant was not happy in 2007. The Lakers traded Shaq but Bryant only had himself to blame for that. However, Lakers ownership didn’t...