Mavericks become involved in national anthem controversy

WRITTEN BY: Will Pembroke, Multimedia Show Manager Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made the decision to stop playing the national anthem before Mavericks’ home games this month.  Cuban said that while he appreciates the anthem — and always stands with his hand over his heart while it is played — others in the Mavericks organization and across the country do not feel “The Star Spangled Banner” represents them.  The Mavericks hosted ten home games without playing the anthem, and they did not face any national media backlash. However, once the public recognized this alteration, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver reinforced the … Continue reading Mavericks become involved in national anthem controversy

Where is Tu now?

By: Robert Jamieson Where is Tu Holloway now? Holloway was hyped as one of the best guards in the nation his senior year but went undrafted in 2012. He was then signed by the Dallas Mavericks at the end of the summer only to be released right before training camp in October. A month later, the six-foot, 190-pound guard signed with Aliaga Petkim, a Turkish Basketball League team that he thought would further his development and provide him with an opportunity to prove he could play in the NBA. This, unfortunately, did not turn out to be the case when … Continue reading Where is Tu now?