Mark Cuban Fined $50,000 for Criticizing NBA Refs

by January 09, 2013

Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban’s exasperation with the referees, a long-standing feeling for Cubes, continues to cost him vast sums of money. The NBA fined Cuban $50K for his latest rant. Per the AP: “Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the officiating. Cuban, who has been fined more than $1.5 million by the league during his 13 years owning the Mavs, expressed his frustration with the officiating on his Twitter page following the Mavericks’ 99-96 overtime loss to New Orleans on Saturday. Cuban apologized to fans in the tweet, saying that he’s ‘tried for 13 (years) to fix the officiating in this league and I have failed miserably’ and asking for their suggestions.”