Mark Cuban criticized the NBA for allowing the league-owned New Orleans Hornets to trade superstar point guard Chris Paul

Mark Cuban criticized the NBA for allowing the league-owned New Orleans Hornets to trade superstar point guard Chris Paul over the offseason to the Los Angeles Clippers. Continue reading

Philadelphia 76ers send Bobcats to 15th straight loss

Lou Williams scored 23 points off the bench as the Philadelphia 76ers built an early lead and held on to send the Charlotte Bobcats to their 15th straight defeat, 98-89 Monday night. Continue reading

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s net worth down by $5 billion, according to report

“The poor performance of the Russian stock market have cost Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov dearly, as an article in Forbes Magazine says Prokhorov’s net worth has taken a stunning $5 billion loss in the last year. The magazine says Prokhorov’s net worth is now between $12 billion and $13 billion, compared to last year, when Forbes estimated his net worth to be $18 billion. The magazine said most of the losses come from his stocks in the Russian market. Shares in the world’s largest aluminum manufacturer United Co. Rusal have lost nearly 50 percent of their value over the last year and Prokhorov’s shares in that company have lost more than $2 billion. His stock in Polyus Gold International,”

Chris Paul says hamstring ‘feels great’

“Sidelined with a strained left hamstring for five games this month, Chris Paul had plenty of time to observe the Clippers from their bench and perhaps see a new side of his team. What did the star guard’s observations yield? Not much. “Just how bad I wanted to get back out there,” Paul said Thursday after the team’s 98-91 win against Memphis. Since returning, he’s played in two games and said his hamstring “feels great.” Paul, who had 18 points, seven assists and seven rebounds in 35 minutes against Memphis, also said he’s working with the trainers to tend to that hamstring properly. “I don’t want to miss anymore games,” he said. He hasn’t shot well in either of his two games back from”

Mark Cuban: There have been discussions about giving Lamar Odom some time off

“Mark Cuban was so unhappy with what he was hearing on the radio Thursday afternoon that he took to his Twitter account to air a complaint. The outspoken owner of the Mavericks took offense to what was being said about forward Lamar Odom’s poor showing through the first 19 games of the season. “Listening to The Ticket radio….total idiots. Absolutely no clue,” Cuban wrote. While joining the The Ben and Skin Show [KESN-FM] on Friday, Cuban clarified why he was upset. “The other guys were killing Lamar,” he said. “They were just blasting him, and to me, it wasn’t true, it wasn’t right. It was uneducated.” Odom has struggled mightily in his first season with the Mavericks. The 32-year-old,”