ESPN's Promo For Mavericks-Clippers Goofs On The DeAndre Jordan Saga

The late-night standoff/sleepover that wooed DeAndre Jordan away from the Mavericks and back onto the Clippers will forever be one of the funniest moments in sports. So I’m cool with this silly ESPN promo for tomorrow night’s game between the Mavericks and Clippers, because nobody should ever stop making jokes about… »11/10/15 10:30am11/10/15 10:30am


Mark Cuban Is Still Incredibly Heated About The DeAndre Jordan War

Over the summer the Dallas Mavericks thought they had signed DeAndre Jordan, only for him to renege on his verbal commitment and re-sign with the Clippers. The NBA schedule-makers—ever the delightful trolls—gave us a national TV Mavericks-Clippers game for the Clippers’ home opener, and reporters naturally checked in… »10/29/15 10:24pm10/29/15 10:24pm

A Sure-Why-Not Theory Explains Why The Mavs Might Lose DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan was all set to become a Dallas Maverick last week, but now he might be staying in Los Angeles after all, and everyone is wondering what the hell happened. Well, good news! We just received an illustrated theory from a tipster that lays out a very compelling case for how the Clippers got back into the… »7/08/15 4:52pm7/08/15 4:52pm

Mark Cuban Takes Shot At NFL For Its Opposition To Sports Betting

On Friday, a judge shot down a New Jersey law that would have allowed sports betting, to the satisfaction of the four major American sports leagues, all of which opposed it—and all of which profit immensely from bettors' interest. As Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said of every owner and executive, including himself,… »11/23/14 12:53pm11/23/14 12:53pm

Paul George's Injury Has Some In The NBA Rethinking International Play

Paul George's catastrophic leg injury was horrible for him, of course, but rough too for the Pacers and for the NBA, which will be without him for a year. So it's not a surprise that everyone's reconsidering the calculus of international basketball, in which a whole bunch is risked for very little reward. »8/04/14 9:19am8/04/14 9:19am

Larry Brown Reminds Us That College Basketball Is So Full Of Itself

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently said some very smart things about the uselessness of the NCAA, suggesting that the NBA D-League is a viable alternative for developing future NBA players who would only attend one year of college before going pro because of the one-and-done rule. Larry Brown, now the head… »3/06/14 11:27am3/06/14 11:27am

​Mark Cuban Is Fighting To Make HGH Legal In The NBA

Mark Cuban is an ideas man, and he's got a hell of an idea. In late November, Cuban announced that he had asked the NBA Board of Governors to consider letting injured players use synthetic human growth hormone (HGH) while rehabbing and that he was willing to fund the necessary clinical studies to ensure player safety… »2/12/14 4:00pm2/12/14 4:00pm