7:27 AM EDT, Fri September 21, 2018
The Smoking Cuban 1 hour ago

Dallas Mavericks: 5 predictions for DeAndre Jordan this season

The Dallas Mavericks added DeAndre Jordan this offseason and here are five predictions for their new starting center this season. The Dallas Mavericks brought in a new starting center with the intent of competing for a playoff spot this season.  They drafted Luka Doncic to pair with Dennis Smith Jr. in their young core but needed a […] Dallas Mavericks: 5 predictions for DeAndre Jordan this season - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Smoking Cuban 16 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks: Will Dennis Smith Jr. be ready to play off-ball?

One of the things the Dallas Mavericks will have to gauge this year is the ability of Dennis Smith Jr. to play off the ball. Can DSJ be successful in this role? Last year, the Dallas Mavericks attempted to move Dennis Smith Jr. around on the offense from the ball dominant player at all times, […] Dallas Mavericks: Will Dennis Smith Jr. be ready to play off-ball? - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay 20 hours ago
Don't let the $10 million in donations fool you: Mark Cuban got off Wall Street easy in Mavericks investigation

Don't let the $10 million in donations fool you: Mark Cuban got off Wall Street easy in Mavericks investigation

If the NBA was trying to take a strong stand against sexual harassment in the workplace, well, better luck next time. Commissioner Adam Silver declared in a statement Wednesday the Dallas Mavericks' scandal was "heartbreaking," but he didn't follow it up with any serious action.Billionaire Mavs owner Mark Cuban will dole out $10 million to women's organizations that are trying to stamp out sexual harassment. The most the NBA is allowed to fine an organization is $2.5 million, but obviously Cuban is willing to do much more than that in an effort to move on from this scandal. This is the type...
Eddie Sefko / SportsDay 21 hours ago

Jason Terry is still without a team. Would the Mavs consider a reunion?

Eddie Sefko, Mavericks beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the team in a live chat at 10 a.m. recently. Here are some highlights.Question: Jason Terry still doesn't have a team. Could the Mavs consider bringing him back as a player/coach?Sefko: Yeah, it's always a possibility. The problem is they already have a full roster of 20 heading into training camp. They could always make room. And I'm reasonably sure that Jet doesn't want to retire yet. I expect him to land somewhere this season, if perhaps in an assistant coach/player role for a...
The Smoking Cuban Sep 20, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: DeAndre Jordan takes massive tumble in ESPN NBArank

The Dallas Mavericks new starting center DeAndre Jordan was ranked 30th in ESPN’s NBArank in 2017, but he fell 50 spots in the list for this season. The Dallas Mavericks made a significant splash in free agency this summer by signing DeAndre Jordan.  Jordan turned 30 in July and is a former All-Star and All-NBA player.  […] Dallas Mavericks: DeAndre Jordan takes massive tumble in ESPN NBArank - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Brandon George / SportsDay Sep 19, 2018

5 observations from Mavs investigation report, including Cuban's warnings to Chris Hyde and absence from business office

A 43-page report released Wednesday that summarized a seven-month investigation into the Mavericks organization substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct within the franchise over a two-decade span.The independent investigation commenced in February after Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hired investigators to look into several allegations that surfaced on the business side of the organization via a Sports Illustrated story.The investigators interviewed 215 current and former Mavericks employees and reviewed more than 1.6 million documents and emails dating back...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
Read Mark Cuban's full interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols: 'I'm just sorry I didn't recognize it'

Read Mark Cuban's full interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols: 'I'm just sorry I didn't recognize it'

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban went on The Jump with ESPN's Rachel Nichols to discuss the investigation into the organization's workplace misconduct and sexual harassment. Here is a full transcript of Cuban's comments. NICHOLS: I want to just start there and get your reaction to this report as it came out.CUBAN: First, just an apology to the women involved, the women that in a couple of cases were assaulted. And not just to them but their families, because this is not something that just is an incident and then it's over. It stays with people and it stays with families. I'm just sorry I didn't...
Eddie Sefko / SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
How some victims of Mavs workplace misconduct reacted to Mark Cuban's punishment

How some victims of Mavs workplace misconduct reacted to Mark Cuban's punishment

Nothing is going to make up for what a lot of women went through during nearly two decades of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct in the Mavericks' business office.The results of a seven-month investigation into inappropriate behavior ended with the results published Wednesday. Most of the information in the probe already was known -- three men blatantly abusing women or contributing to a sexually charged environment and several high-ranking executives enabling them.At least two of the victims who were pivotal to the investigation that resulted in a $10-million penalty for the...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
National reaction to Mavs investigation: ESPN's Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban; was NBA penalty harsh enough?

National reaction to Mavs investigation: ESPN's Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban; was NBA penalty harsh enough?

The full report of the invesitgation into the workplace culture of the Dallas Mavericks was released Wednesday. Owner Mark Cuban will not be suspended, but will donate $10 million to to organizations that promote women leadership roles.Here's how Twitter reacted to the news and Cuban's interview on The Jump with ESPN's Rachel Nichols. MORE MAVS SCANDALFull details of Mavericks sexual harassment investigation revealed; Mark Cuban to donate $10 millionMark Cuban let Dallas women down in Mavs scandal, but his team could still get it rightThe NBA blew it: Why Mavs owner Mark Cuban deserved a...
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
What you shouldn't forget about Mark Cuban's role in Mavericks sexual harassment scandal

What you shouldn't forget about Mark Cuban's role in Mavericks sexual harassment scandal

After six months of an independent investigation conducted by a couple of former prosecutors that included access to 215 witnesses and 1.6 million documents, this is the conclusion about the Mavs' formerly "pervasive" culture of sexual harassment outlined at a news conference Wednesday:Three bad actors perpetrated nearly all of it, and the owner was basically clueless.Which was the story six months ago, too.Either Sports Illustrated must be even better than we thought, or Mark Cuban isn't nearly as brilliant as he's always led us to believe.Cuban wasn't at the news conference at the American...
The Smoking Cuban Sep 19, 2018

Dallas Mavericks: Misconduct investigation complete with repercussions

The NBA investigation into Dallas Mavericks workplace misconduct has concluded, resulting in major fines/donations from owner Mark Cuban. Team front office will also be under heavy, NBA-mandated sanctions. Word came down this morning via Brad Townsend for Dallas Morning News, that the workplace misconduct investigation performed by the NBA on the Dallas Mavericks would release […] Dallas Mavericks: Misconduct investigation complete with repercussions - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

'I'm just sorry': Mark Cuban reacts to NBA investigation into Mavericks toxic culture

Finally. Almost seven months to the day since Sports Illustrated released their report detailing the vile and toxic culture that existed in the Dallas Mavericks front office, the NBA released a statement about the findings from the independent investigation into the franchise. On top of the league...
www.chron.com Sep 19, 2018

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban announced Wednesday he will contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic violence after an investigation substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct within the franchise going back more than 20 years.
Mark Cuban to donate $10 million to women’s groups after investigation into Dallas Mavericks

Mark Cuban to donate $10 million to women’s groups after investigation into Dallas Mavericks

After a seven-month investigation into the culture of the Dallas Mavericks stemming from a Sports Illustrated article documenting a toxic workplace culture within the organization, owner Mark Cuban agreed to donate $10 million to women's groups, and the NBA has created a series of workplace mandates Dallas must follow moving forward.
SportsDay Sep 19, 2018
The NBA blew it: Why Mavs owner Mark Cuban deserved a suspension after sexual harassment investigation

The NBA blew it: Why Mavs owner Mark Cuban deserved a suspension after sexual harassment investigation

It's wonderful to be rich. I think we were all aware of that prior to Wednesday afternoon, but when Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban bought his way out of trouble and avoided any kind of suspension from the NBA despite the overwhelming evidence of his organization having been out of control for two decades, it hit home.No suspension. Nothing. Not a game.Cuban will pay $10 million to a variety of programs dealing with women in the workplace and domestic violence. It's a big check but one that any NBA owner can write without changing his plans for dinner. And Cuban's performance on ESPN's "The Jump"...

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