The Billionaire Boys Club Gets a Win

Two days after the NBA concluded their investigation of the Dallas Mavericks and found a culture that harmed women, created fear and trauma, and was in many instances predatory and corrupt, the focus is on NBA training camp, LeBron James in Los Angeles, and Dirk Nowitzki’s last year. The NBA has neatly closed a chapter…

Who Is Mark Cuban Really?

Everything we thought we knew about Mark Cuban has changed, even as the reputation of Mark Cuban is still in tact. He is still a billonaire owner of a basketball team, an effervescent participant on the sidelines of games. He still is the driving energy behind the television show Shark Tank and a model for…

Sexual Harrassment in Cuban Country: Did He Enable Sexual Predators?

A bombshell investigation from Sports Illustrated reveals a feral and misogynistic culture of molestation, toxicity, abuse and traumatization of Dallas Mavericks female employess that lasted for years. Absent any intervention by celebrity owner Mark Cuban, the abuse continued in its rawest form. Comments. Inuendoes. Unwanted touching. Harrassment.  It is a devastating portrait of toxic male…

Note To Cuban: the Numbers Say Westbrook Is the MVP

Mark Cuban’s talent for verbal expression has put him at odds with nearly most of the NBA who look upon Russell Westbrook’s season as amazing and transcendent.  Last year, Cuban said Westbrook wasn’t a superstar. This year Cuban’s knife was pointed at the back of Russell Westbrook again, at his historic season. Forget Cuban for…

Less Money Then, More (Dirk) Money Now

Two summers ago when free agent Dirk Nowitzki left $20 million dollars on the table, it was an admirable leap of faith and trust. It spoke to Nowitzki’s generosity and selflessness. But it was also a branch from an international tree. Dirk Nowitzki wasn’t American born. His development outside of the United States left him…

Mark Cuban is on Apple’s Side

There is no fight that Mark Cuban doesn’t relish and one with the government, that puts him firmly on the side of private enterprise and privacy, is just a badge of courage for the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks who is horrified at the government interfering with company policy. Cuban wrote, “Amen”, on his…

The Night DeAndre Jordan Destroyed Mark Cuban

After a whirlwind of events that caused a ripple through two organizations, DeAndre Jordan reneged on his verbal committment to join the Dallas Mavericks hours before he was set to sign his contract. Like a nervous groom just before his wedding day, Jordan’s cold feet caused a chain reaction. It was euphoria for the Clippers…