In a recent interview, Mark Cuban stated that he would not sell the Dallas Mavericks, no matter how much money he is offered.
Do not even ask, because Mark Cuban is not selling. The Dallas Mavericks’ owner appeared on the HBO show Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons, and told Simmons that he would turn down any offer that he would receive for in exchange for the Mavericks.
"Simmons: Your team was valued at $1.4 billion. I’m pretty sure you’re turning down $1.4 billion.Cuban: Oh yeah. I mean I’m turning down anything.Simmons: You’re turning down anything?Cuban: YeahSimmons: Like, would you turn down $3 billion?Cuban: YeahSimmons: You’d turn down $3 billion?!Cuban: Yeah. What do I need $3 billion for?"
I think we can all relate with Simmons’ other guest Malcolm Gladwell when he responded to Cuban by saying: “I just want at some point in my life to say the words ‘What do I need three billion dollars for?'”
Cuban is an extremely active and involved owner of the Mavericks who clearly loves owning the team. He develops personal relationships with his players and really gets into watching them do their thing from the sideline.
NBA franchise values at are an all-time high, and as the Mavericks continue to print money for Cuban, I suppose he has no reason to sell them no matter what is being offered to him.
There may be a price that would eventually get Cuban to budge, but I think it is safe to say that he is going to be the owner of the Dallas Mavericks for a long time.
According to Forbes, Mark Cuban has a real-time net worth of $3.2 billion dollars. What does another $3 billion mean to him? He already has more money than he will ever be able to spend.
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