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Mark Cuban

Buys Dallas Mavericks

4 Jan, 2000

Cuban purchases the NBA’s┬áDallas Mavericks for $285 million from Ross Perot Jr.

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.’