Dallas Mavericks Contend Again: Story Of Marky Mark Cuban and His Funny Bunch

September 28th, 2010 by Robert Kleeman Leave a reply »

Mark Cuban sat in stunned silence behind his beloved Dallas Mavericks and awaited a respite from the cold, harsh reality about to smack him. This posthaste summer vacation would make him the unhappiest billionaire on the planet. If listening to a jubilant AT&T Center crowd did not infuriate him, one glance at a devastated Dirk Nowitzki would do the trick.

As the seconds ticked to zero, Cuban’s tolerance and burned ego also waited for a final buzzer. The look said it all: Not again.

His wayward stare became an unflappable scowl. His dejected face had done what his expensive team could not: win something. This unmistakable rush of manic depression was as memorable as the fist bump Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili shared.

Peter Holt smiled the way a successful businessman should, but he didn’t gloat or attempt any somersaults.The San Antonio Spurs' owner emotes when he needs to; Cuban does it for a living.

The Spurs had just eliminated the Mavericks in the first round, Dallas’ third early exit in four years, and not even Cuban’s obese wallet could console him.

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