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Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

Posted on: November 2, 2011 12:29 pm
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By Matt Moore

Billy Hunter says the union isn't going an inch below 52 percent of BRI for the players. The league is saying, and leaking heavily, that it won't go above 50 percent for the players. So that pretty much seems to be the end of the conversation. 

But it's not. You just have to look around at people around the issues.

Glan Davis posted on Twitter Wednesday:

 


So that's fun. Not sure if that's "Take the 51 percent that we're willing to go to, NBA!" or "Take the 51 percent they're offering, Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher!" but it's certainly a player going below the 52 percent mark, which was set after LeBron James and other swore not to go below 53 percent.

So why on earth would Glen Davis think the owners would go for 51 percent? Oh, how about because Mark Cuban's brother tweeted this in response on Wednesday morning:

 


Now, granted, this is coming from the brother of Mark Cuban, who has switched sides in the past few weeks to become one of those pushing for a deal and notably linked to reports about helping bring the BRI to within range of a deal. It's a long way from any sort of movement. But if nothing else, the two public comments indicate that there's more movement here than either side is letting on, if they'd just get their egos out of the way.  
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Since: Nov 2, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 1:50 pm
 

Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

Are you paying attention: THE PLAYERS WERE GUARNTEED 57% UNDER THE OLD DEAL AND THEY HAVE OFFERED TO REDUCE IT TO 52% THATS ABOUT A 200 MILLION DOLLAR CONCESSION PER YEAR!!!!!!!!! HOW ABOUT YOU STOP WHINING!



Since: Nov 2, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 1:49 pm
 

Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

Are you paying attention: THE PLAYERS WERE GUARNTEED 57% UNDER THE OLD DEAL AND THEY HAVE OFFERED TO REDUCE IT TO 52% THATS ABOUT A 200 MILLION DOLLAR CONCESSION PER YEAR!!!!!!!!! HOW ABOUT YOU STOP WHINING!



Since: Oct 28, 2006
Posted on: November 2, 2011 1:46 pm
 

Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

the miami ower got hit with a $500,000 for barely saying  anything about the strike, this should be worth a cool million to cuban.  it's always the idiot brother shooting off his mouth, he probably believes it's his money and his team.



Since: Apr 5, 2007
Posted on: November 2, 2011 1:38 pm
 

Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

Owners will budge 1%? How about the players budge and stop whining with the Let Us Play crap.



Since: Mar 6, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 1:32 pm
 

Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

Why would anyone listen to Mark Cuban's idiot brother. That's like when Mike Vanderjagt shit his mouth off about Peyton Manning. Know your role fool, and shut the he'll up



Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: November 2, 2011 12:52 pm
 

Cuban's brother comments about 51 percent offer

Don't care what Mark Cuban's brother thinks might be available.  Keep your mouth shut and the deal will get done faster.


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