April 5, 2013 |
Leave it to TMZ to get former Lakers legend and the face of Dodgers ownership, Magic Johnson, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on the record in support of gay athletes. In the wake of Johnson giving interviews in support of his gay son, Earvin Johnson III, the celebrity gossip website asked pointed questions of the basketball great. "If that ever happened, I would support them 150 percent," Johnson said when asked what he'd do if a player on the Dodgers announced that he was gay. "First of all, as an owner, you really have to support the person, you really do, and then help educate the public," Johnson added.
April 2, 2013 |
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was on hand Tuesday night for his team's visit to Staples Center to play the Lakers. After taking a moment to reminisce about Shaquille O'Neal, who will have his jersey retired by the Lakers at halftime, Cuban gave a jab to former Lakers coach Phil Jackson. "I have great respect for Phil, Jeanie's husband, as he'll be now be known," Cuban said. "Someone's got to be the first housewife of the Lakers. " Jackson and Jeanie [Buss] became engaged to marry in January, although they've yet to officially tie the knot.
January 19, 2014 |
It came as no surprise that the NBA on Saturday levied a $100,000 fine on Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban after he walked onto the Staples Center court following his team's late collapse in a 129-127 loss to the Clippers on Wednesday to give the officials a piece of his mind. With about five minutes to play, the Mavericks were on the verge of blowing out the Clippers, having built a 17-point lead. Dallas went into a funk, the Clippers got hot and Cuban was obviously bothered by the outcome.
February 15, 2014 |
King of the hill Miami Heat star LeBron James , putting himself among the four players on an NBA Mount Rushmore: "I'm going to be one of the top four to ever play this game, for sure. And if they don't want me to have one of those top four spots they better find another spot. " Feeling the love Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's email response, after being informed that new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had credited him with attracting a younger, more invested class of owners: "I like Adam.
May 2, 2011 |
Talked on Monday night to Mark Cuban , owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and the guy many fans believe can save the Dodgers if allowed to buy the team. If Cuban lives up to the hype, he's gets his own TV show here. He's more Hollywood than Frank & Jamie ever were, and they were really working at it. Cuban also has lots of money, which makes him different too. Forbes recently ranked him the 459th richest person in the world. Someone needs to breathe some life into the Dodgers, and who better than someone with a big mouth, big pockets and who would be a big pain for Bud Selig ?
November 10, 2009 |
Mark Cuban, the high-profile owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, said today he would consider adding the Dodgers to his portfolio. As the unusually public Dodgers' divorce saga plays out, Cuban said he has heard from many Dodgers fans appealing to him to buy the team. "More than I can count," Cuban wrote in an e-mail. Frank McCourt contends he is the sole owner of the Dodgers and insists the team is not for sale. Jamie McCourt contends she is a co-owner, and her lawyer has said she has lined up financing for a possible bid to buy out her estranged husband.