Mavs’ Mark Cuban: “I will stand in unison with our players, whatever they choose to do”

Kristaps Porzingis Mark CubanPhoto: Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News

Mark Cuban said he will stand in unison with the players of the Dallas Mavericks, regardless of what action they decide to take in the restart of the NBA.

The owner of the Mavericks went on to say he feels this is a matter of players stepping up for what they believe in.

“Whether it’s holding an arm up in the air, whether it’s taking a knee, whatever it is. I don’t think this is an issue of respect or disrespect to the flag or to the anthem or to our country.

I’ll defer to Adam (Silver) on any final judgments and Michele Roberts, but my hope is that we’ll let those players do exactly what they think is the right thing to do.

If they were taking a knee and they were being respectful, I’d be proud of them. Hopefully I’d join them, because I think we’ve learned a lot since 2017,” Cuban said during a recent interview with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap on “Outside The Lines”.

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Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.

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