Mavericks owner Mark Cuban appeared on the Artie Lange show.
Mark Cuban on buying the Mavs:
It never even crossed my mind. I was a season-ticket holder for probably six years before I finally sold broadcast.com to Yahoo! I was at opening night with my then girlfriend, now my wife, the ’99-2000 season.
It wasn’t a sellout, there was no energy in the building. It was then, literally not a day before, and I said, ‘You know what, I can do a better job than this. I reached out to Mark Aguirre, who I’d met through a friend. He introduced me to Ross Perot Jr. and the whole thing happened in about a month or two.