Mavs owner Cuban fined for tanking comments
NBA.com Global on Feb 22, 2018 07:34 AM
FILE - Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany team owner Mark Cuban celebrates as forward Dirk Nowitzki of Germany nears his 30,000th career point in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
NBA press release
NEW YORK – Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for public statements detrimental to the NBA, it was announced today by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.
Cuban’s comments, which concerned his perspective on the team’s competitive success this season, were made during a podcast that posted on Feb. 18 (Feb. 19, PHL time).