Mark Cuban Fined Over Twitter Rant At RefsBy: Amanda Crum - January 9, 2013
Mark Cuban, for the second time in a year, has been fined for his public criticism of game officials.
The Mavericks owner took out his frustration over two back-to-back losses on Twitter; the second loss–to the Hornets–was the straw that broke the camel’s back. He claims that the NBA’s review system is a giant waste of time.
“I’m sorry NBA fans,” Cuban tweeted. “I’ve tried for 13 years to fix the officiating in this league and I have failed miserably. Any suggestions? I need help.”
This time around, the penalty is $50,000, a far cry from the $250,000 he had to pay in 2006 after he complained about official calls during finals. It’s estimated that Cuban has spent well over a million bucks for his opinions.
Not happy that the spurs were fined more than the mavericks this year, Mark Cuban tries to catch up by blasting refs on twitter.