Since taking over as Dallas Mavericks owner 12 years ago, Mark Cuban has proven quite adept at keeping a brave face regarding the product that he puts on the floor, even if things aren't going exactly as hoped. Just as long as those stupid refs didn't blow another call because, geez, everyone's out to get the Mavs.
Even before the defending champs dismissed the New York Knicks on Tuesday, Cuban went on record about his team's plan heading into the trade deadline, before delving into a cheerful comment about just where the sixth-ranked Mavericks stand heading into the regular season's final six weeks. From Eddie Sefko at the Dallas Morning News:
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"We're not calling anybody,'' Cuban said before Tuesday's game against New York. "I told Donnie (Nelson) to take calls, but we're not making any calls. There you have it.'
"Considering all the injuries, considering no practice time, considering the compression of the schedule, I'm thrilled."