The interview was posted to Cuban's Twitter page, and ranges in
scope from economics to the NBA's hottest topic, disgraced Los
Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Asked what he does to combat
bigotry and racism he encounters in his daily life, Cuban offered a
"While we all have our prejudices and bigotries, we have to learn
that it's an issue that we have to control, that it's part of my
responsibility as an entrepreneur to try to solve it, not just to
kick the problem down the road," he said in the interview at the
GrowCo Conference in Nashville, Tenn.
The Indiana Pacers held leading scorer Paul George out of contact
during Thursday's practice and his status remains uncertain for Game
3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday.
The Pacers are not likely to determine whether George, who suffered
a concussion on Tuesday night, is cleared to play until hours before
Saturday's game in Miami. The best-of-seven series is tied 1-1.
Philadelphia 76ers guard and Rookie of the Year Michael
Carter-Williams headlined the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the
league announced Thursday.
The Golden State Warriors are interested in landing Minnesota
Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love and pair him with another
star, point guard Stephen Curry, the San Francisco Chronicle
According to the Chronicle, the Bay Area is believed to be one of
desired locations for Love, who reportedly has told Minnesota that
he will exercise his early termination option and become a free
agent in 2015.
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Byron Scott interviewed with the Los Angeles Lakers as a potential
head coaching candidate for the team he played for from 1983 to
The job has been open for a month since it was decided that Mike
D'Antoni would not return for the 2014-15 season. Mike Dunleavy is
known to be a candidate, but he also interviewed with the New York
LeBron James belongs in Cleveland, where the Akron native can play
in front of "real fans."
That's the view of opinionated NBA analyst Charles Barkley, at
"I've always thought he was going to go back to Cleveland," Barkley
said on ESPN Radio. "Nobody dislikes LeBron. I think LeBron made a
huge mistake with that 'Decision' crap. He's come back and since
admitted that. That's the only thing people hold against LeBron."
(Editing by Frank Pingue)
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