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Cuban wants to keep 'hack-a-player' rule; is he still upset about DJ?

The "hack-a-player" strategy is one of the most controversial loopholes in the NBA, and despite Commissioner Adam Silver coming out earlier this week in favor of change, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban really wants to keep thing the way they are.This is silly for many reasons—Silver is correct; the league needs to make changes—but here's why Cuban thinks everything is perfect...
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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban defends hack-a-player strategy

On Friday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told USA Today Sports that he is “increasingly of the view” that the league will be looking to make some sort of change to the intentional fouling rule this summer. But Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has since come out in defense of the “hack-a-player” strategy. He says it’s entertaining for fans and that it would be a mistake...
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Mark Cuban opposes rule change to stop hack-a-player strategy

Count Mark Cuban among those who don’t want to see the league protect bad free throw shooters with new rules. The Mavericks owner likes the strategy, saying it makes fans feel a part of the game and adds a strategic element. “Will they leave him in or leave him out?” Cuban told’s Tom Haberstroh. “How do both teams feel about it? How will they foul? Is it a new...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks and the trade deadline

The NBA trade season has been as appealing as a frump knitting while gluten free cookies are baking in the oven. It has been stale with very few teams making any sort of noise. That especially goes for the Dallas Mavericks. Owner Mark Cuban recently stated to the media, “I don’t even know when it is” in regards to the trade deadline. He then went on to bluntly state, “There’s...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: No trades are tempting to Mavericks

NBA teams are closing in on the 2016 trade deadline, but don’t expect the upstart Dallas Mavericks to make any moves. Earl K. Sneed of the team’s official site notes owner Mark Cuban is content with the roster. Mark Cuban says "nothing is really tempting to us" as the trade deadline approaches. @dallasmavs like the team currently constructed. — Earl K. Sneed (@EarlKSneed...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban floats a 10-day extension of NBA season

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban didn’t get to billionaire status without thinking outside the box a time or two. He also has never been afraid to speak his mind as an owner of an NBA team either. So, when Cuban speaks it behooves many inside the NBA to at least listen. He spoke to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Wednesday, and amongst the comments in the interview was an idea...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban defends daily fantasy sports industry

DALLAS (AP) Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is defending the daily fantasy sports industry the Texas attorney general considers illegal. Addressing the Fantasy Sports Trade Association in Dallas on Wednesday, Cuban said Attorney General Ken Paxton's opinion is nonbinding but still ''kind of disappointing.'' He dismissed the contention of Paxton and officials of other states...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban thinks NBA season should be extended 10 days

Many sports fans believe that once the NBA Finals finally wraps up in mid-to-late June, the NBA season has been exceedingly long, a war of attrition that begins in late October that ultimately results in basketball burnout after 82 regular-season games and  drawn-out postseason. Not Mark Cuban. In fact, the Dallas Mavericks outspoken owner believes the season should be extended...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban offers advice to eventual Powerball winner

You might think that Mark Cuban, who’s made billions of dollars on savvy investments and smart financial decisions, might have some real sharp insight for whoever wins this week’s historic Powerball lottery. However, Cuban’s advice is pretty simple: Keep things simple. The Dallas Mavericks owner was asked if he had any advice for any potential winners of the record $1.5 billion...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban is 'proud of' NBA ref Bill Kennedy

With NBA referee Bill Kennedy revealing that he is gay, the basketball world has almost universally applauded Kennedy for his decision to come out to the public.In particular, outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is proud of Kennedy."I’m proud of him," Cuban said prior to Monday’s game between the Mavs and Phoenix Suns. "He represents the NBA as well as anybody that...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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