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MARK CUBAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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 ESPN.com’s Tom Haberstroh. “How do both teams feel about it? How will they foul? Is it a new...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 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...
Via Sportsnaut
11 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
22 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
22 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 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...
Via NESN.com
January 12, 2016  |  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...
Via Yardbarker
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban takes shot at 'idiot' ESPN reporter

Mark Cuban revived an old beef on Wednesday when he fired a shot at ESPN reporter Chris Broussard. You may recall that during the Mavericks’ courtship of then-free agent DeAndre Jordan, Broussard had reported that Cuban was driving around Houston begging for Jordan’s address. Cuban called out Broussard for the report and challenged him to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Broussard apologizes for Mark Cuban report

By Larry Brown. Chris Broussard appears to have backtracked on his report about Mark Cuban that caused so much uproar. The ESPN reporter sent a statement on Twitter Friday to apologize for not reaching out to the Mavericks owner prior to sending his controversial tweet Tuesday night. “Regarding my Wednesday report: I should have attempted to contact Mark Cuban before reporting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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