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Sherrington: I wouldn't blame Dirk for leaving in free agency; all blame would go to Cuban, Nelson if he left

Columnist Kevin Sherrington recently held a chat to talk all things D-FW sports. Here are some highlights:Question: As the basketball offseason quickly approaches, what do you make of the Mavs' "Plan A" to sign Mike Conley? Seem doable?Sherrington: About as doable as any of the other FA targets they've had the last few years. Memphis really wants him back, obviously, and he's said...
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1 day ago

Cuban donates $1M to help protect Dallas LGBT community

The always philanthropy-minded Mark Cuban is now setting his sights on helping out his team’s local community by donating $1 million to the Dallas Police Department following the terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend. According to Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, the Mavericks owner made the decision to donate this large chunk of change in response to the attack that killed...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban to donate $1 million for Dallas police to protect LGBT community

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will donate $1 million to the Dallas Police Department, which announced it will primarily use those funds to protect the LGBT community.Cuban's donation comes less than a week after a gunman killed 49 people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday. Hours after the attack in Orlando, a man armed with guns and chemicals thought to be...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban to free agents: "There's not that much money" in Summer League

Talks of the NBA’s salary cap going up have been widely discussed over the past few years, and although the number has yet to be determined, it’s expected to jump around $22 million. This has had the idea of free agency much more appealing to those that had a good 2015-16 season and are hoping to capitalize on the new TV money pouring into the league. Players like Jeremy Lin...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Hillary Clinton ‘needs me’ as vice president

Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban could be getting a whole lot busier if Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes him up on his offer to run as her running mate. When Cuban was asked by TMZ Sports if he would consider running as Vice President, he responded in seriousness with this. “Yeah, absolutely, she needs me.” Cuban explained he would...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban could profit from the Sharks’ and Warriors’ championships

Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks lost in the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs to the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games. Despite the team he owns no longer being in the playoffs, Cuban could still make money off a Golden State Warriors victory. Not only that, but Cuban could also make money if the San Jose Sharks also took home the Stanley Cup. Marc Stein and Darren Rovell...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban ‘all for legalized gambling’ in the U.S.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is always thinking outside the box, so his thoughts on legalized gambling in the United States are always worth paying attention to. Not surprisingly, Cuban is all-in on legalizing gambling in the United States, and he seems to hope it happens soon. “I’m not a fan of hypocrisy and I love the fact that [NBA commissioner Adam Silver]’s not either...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban predicts Thunder will win NBA title

Mark Cuban has a rather surprising pick for NBA Champion. The Mavericks owner appeared on “Meet the Press” on Sunday morning, and when asked who he was picking to win the championship, he went against the grain, ignoring the two favorites in Golden State and Cleveland. “You know, I’m going to take a little bit of a long shot here and go with the Thunder,” Cuban said via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: 'Absolutely' open to being Hillary Clinton's VP

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn’t just a basketball guy. He’s one of the most successful businessmen of this generation, with an estimated worth of $3.2 billion, per Forbes. Would the outspoken NBA owner consider venturing into politics in the near future? Cuban told Chuck Todd during a recent episode of NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he’s “absolutely” open...
May 21, 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 voiced his support 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...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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