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
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