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Cuban backs Silver's take on sports betting

Cuban backs Silver's take on sports betting

ESPN.com Updated 11 hours ago
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's opinion that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting that it would happen within three to five years.
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  • Rockets' Howard sits following PRP therapy

    Rockets' Howard sits following PRP therapy

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    There is no timetable for Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard's return after he underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy to treat his strained right knee, coach Kevin McHale said before Saturday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.
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  • Brandan Wright Climbs The Ladder On KEvin Seraphin

    Brandan Wright Climbs The Ladder On KEvin Seraphin

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    We’re not sure Wizards forward Kevin Seraphin knew what was coming when he elected to get in front of Mavericks center Brandan Wright after he rolled to the hoop last night. J.J. Barea had used the Wright screen to get into the lane, but then he lobbed …
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  • Hobbled Dirk hits key 3 as Mavs edge Wizards

    Hobbled Dirk hits key 3 as Mavs edge Wizards

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    Dirk Nowitzki limped off to the locker room after a fourth-quarter fall, then returned to make a key 3-pointer, and Monta Ellis scored 24 of his 34 points in the first half Wednesday night, leading the Mavericks to a 105-102 victory over the Wizards.
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  • Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Says He Hopes Lakers “Suck Forever”

    Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Says He Hopes Lakers “Suck Forever”

    dimemag.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)
    The rest of the league surely prefers when the Los Angeles Lakers field a poor team; they just aren’t as up front about it as Mark Cuban. Speaking on the “The Fred Roggin Show” of L.A.’s Beast 980, the Dallas Mavericks owner said that he hopes the purpl…
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  • Report: Bradley Beal Could Play On Wednesday Versus Mavericks

    Report: Bradley Beal Could Play On Wednesday Versus Mavericks

    dimemag.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    If the season’s first three weeks of play has told us anything about the Washington Wizards, it’s that they can still be successful at less than full strength. Just imagine how good they could be, then, once star shooting guard Bradley Beal returns to t…
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  • Mavs' Felton to begin serving ban on Monday

    Mavs' Felton to begin serving ban on Monday

    ESPN.com Nov 16 (7 days ago)
    The Dallas Mavericks plan for guard Raymond Felton to begin serving his four-game suspension during Monday's game against the Charlotte Hornets, coach Rick Carlisle said.
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves v Dallas Mavericks

    Minnesota Timberwolves v Dallas Mavericks

    ESPN.com Nov 16 (7 days ago)
    The Timberwolves are shopping swingman Corey Brewer and sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein that the Cavaliers and Rockets have emerged as the most likely ...
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  • Mavs manhandle Sixers for 53-point victory

    Mavs manhandle Sixers for 53-point victory

    ESPN.com Nov 13
    Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points while playing only 20 minutes and the Dallas Mavericks had their largest victory ever, 123-70 over the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
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  • Photo: Starbucks Employee Writes “Dirk” On Chandler Parsons’ Co…

    Photo: Starbucks Employee Writes “Dirk” On Chandler Parsons’ Coffee

    dimemag.com Nov 12
    Dirk Nowitzki was Chandler Parsons’ childhood idol. Now that the towering sharpshooters are teammates on the Dallas Mavericks, then, it’s only natural that residents of Big D would confuse them from time to time. A day after Nowitzki surpassed Hakeem Ol…
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  • Dirk Nowitzki On Hakeem: “I Came Up With My Own Dream Shake…The…

    Dirk Nowitzki On Hakeem: “I Came Up With My Own Dream Shake…The White Version”

    dimemag.com Nov 12
    Dirk Nowitzki passed Hakeem Olajuwon last night for ninth on the league’s all-time points list, becoming basketball’s top international scorer in the process. It’s poetic that Olajuwon is the legend Nowitzki usurped for the latter milestone especially. …
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  • Watch Dirk Nowitzki Pass Hakeem Olajuwon On The All-Time NBA Sc…

    Watch Dirk Nowitzki Pass Hakeem Olajuwon On The All-Time NBA Scoring List

    dimemag.com Nov 12
    Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only future Hall-of-Famer to make history on Tuesday night. However, this record-breaking achievement came with more of a positive spin. On a classic catch-and-shoot jumper in the fourth quarter against the visiting Sacramento Kin…
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  • Watch Monta Ellis Put The Kings Away For Good With Soaring Tran…

    Watch Monta Ellis Put The Kings Away For Good With Soaring Transition Slam

    dimemag.com Nov 11
    Monta Ellis really did have it all in the second half of his team’s game against the Sacramento Kings tonight. Leading the Dallas Mavericks all the way back from a 24-point deficit, the cat-quick guard scored the last of his 16 points – all of which cam…
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  • Cuban: Thunder should mull 'race to bottom'

    Cuban: Thunder should mull 'race to bottom'

    ESPN.com Nov 9
    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban openly wondered Sunday whether it would be in the Oklahoma City Thunder's long-term best interests if superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook sat out the rest of the season.
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  • Mark Cuban In Rolling Stone Interview: Billionaire Lifestyle Is…

    Mark Cuban In Rolling Stone Interview: Billionaire Lifestyle Is “F****** Amazing”

    dimemag.com Nov 7
    We wish all NBA owners were like the Dallas Mavericks’ Mark Cuban. In an extremely candid interview with Rolling Stone, the 56 year-old billionaire touches on the “smart effort” of Dirk Nowitzki, his biggest personnel regret with the Mavs, and what woul…
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  • Cuban: Be proactive about athlete's red flags

    Cuban: Be proactive about athlete's red flags

    ESPN.com Nov 7
    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban called on major professional sports leagues to be more proactive in identifying serious character issues during the scouting process and require prospects with red flags to undergo counseling before beginning their pro careers…
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  • D-League affiliates for Knicks, Mavs unveil new advertisement-b…

    D-League affiliates for Knicks, Mavs unveil new advertisement-bearing jerseys, court designs (Photos)

    yahoo.com Nov 7
    When the Westchester Knicks take the court next week for a preseason matchup against the Delaware 87ers that kicks off their inaugural campaign as the New York Knicks' D-League affiliate, they'll do so wearing uniforms that prominently display the name …
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  • Blazers use third-quarter surge to rout Mavs

    Blazers use third-quarter surge to rout Mavs

    ESPN.com Nov 7
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and the Blazers led by as many as 27 points on the way to a 108-87 rout of the Mavericks on Thursday night.
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  • GIF: LaMarcus Aldridge Caps Strong First Half With Buzzer-Beati…

    GIF: LaMarcus Aldridge Caps Strong First Half With Buzzer-Beating Lefty Tip-In

    dimemag.com Nov 7
    LaMarcus Aldridge and Dirk Nowitzki are putting on a show Thursday night. After the Dallas Mavericks’ iconic power forward scored 12 second quarter points to push his team to a load, the Portland Trail Blazers’ star big man sent a message before heading…
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  • Mark Cuban has a 'one-knucklehead' per season policy on the Mav…

    Mark Cuban has a 'one-knucklehead' per season policy on the Mavericks, which is a fun game to figure out

    yahoo.com Nov 6
    On the one hand, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admits in a "Rolling Stone" interview, "I think that all sports turn a blind eye to minor leaguers and collegiate athletes with checkered backgrounds." You don't go from the minors o…
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  • Chandler Parsons Says “I Don’t Pay Any Attention” To Trevor Ari…

    Chandler Parsons Says “I Don’t Pay Any Attention” To Trevor Ariza, But He Should

    dimemag.com Nov 5
    Over the summer the Houston Rockets let prized wing Chandler Parsons sign with the Dallas Mavericks for a three-year, $46 million contract they didn’t want to match. Instead of matching that offer sheet, they signed free agent Trevor Ariza, and many tho…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Dallas Mavericks' marvelous o…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Dallas Mavericks' marvelous offense

    yahoo.com Nov 5
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Mavs Moneyball and Eye on Basketball. …
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  • Pacers sign G Mekel with hardship waiver

    Pacers sign G Mekel with hardship waiver

    ESPN.com Nov 5
    The injury-hit Indiana Pacers have signed free-agent guard Gal Mekel.
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  • Marcus Smart’s Superb Behind-The-Back Dime, HAM Put-back & …

    Marcus Smart’s Superb Behind-The-Back Dime, HAM Put-back & Ugly Flop

    dimemag.com Nov 4
    Boston’s backup point guard and Rajon Rondo-in-training, Marcus Smart, showed why he’s such a valuable player despite a shooting stroke that’s far from elite. During Boston’s hard-fought 118-113 loss to the Mavs last night, Smart was embroiled in a numb…
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  • Mavs' Aminu suffers left knee injury

    Mavs' Aminu suffers left knee injury

    nba.com Nov 3
    Mavericks forward Al-Farouq Aminu left the game against Boston with a left knee injury.
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  • Mark Cuban bought a New Orleans police officer a championship r…

    Mark Cuban bought a New Orleans police officer a championship ring after he predicted Dallas' 2011 title

    yahoo.com Nov 3
    When the 2010-11 NBA season began the Dallas Mavericks were completely shut out of the championship picture. NBA observers respected the team’s core, and most of us knew that in the hands of Rick Carlisle anything can happen, but nobody was willing to u…
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  • Video - Rockets Rally Past Mavs 01:13

    Rockets Rally Past Mavs

    Nov 22
    James Harden scored 32 points in the Rockets' 95-92 win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Cuban Agrees With Silver On Betting 00:57

    Cuban Agrees With Silver On Betting

    Nov 22
    ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon discusses Mark Cuban's agreeing with NBA commissioner Adam Silver that sports betting should be legalized in the United States.
  • Video - Kobe No Fan Of Hometown Discounts 02:24

    Kobe No Fan Of Hometown Discounts

    Nov 21
    ESPN NBA Insider Amin Elhassan discusses Kobe Bryant's comments about hometown-discount deals.
  • Video - Mavs Stop Lakers 00:55

    Mavs Stop Lakers

    Nov 21
    Dirk Nowitzki had 23 points in the Mavericks' crushing 140-106 win over the Lakers.

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    Nov 20
    As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
  • Brian Windhorst: David Blatt learning on the fly

    Nov 19
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    Nov 18
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    Nov 18
    Yes, having Derrick Rose would be nice, but the Bulls are in a position in which there's no need to rush him back, Michael Wilbon writes.