Reached by SI on Monday, Cuban expressed embarrassment and horror at the accusations—but insisted he had no knowledge of the corrosive culture in his offices. “This is all new to me,” he said. “The only awareness I have is because I heard you guys were looking into some things…. Based off of what I’ve read here, we just fired our HR person. I don’t have any tolerance for what I’ve read.”
December 5, 2020 | 5:04 pm EST Update
Michael Singer: MPJ said he was back home in Missouri for the majority of the offseason. Said he was in the gym multiple times a day. “There’s literally nothing (else) to do.” He also said he was in L.A. for a week working out at the same gym as Bradley Beal and Jayson Tatum.
Jason Jones: Buddy on the Kings playing faster: “We’re just going to see how it starts but it should be a fun group. Just knowing Alvin’s track record and the way he played in New Orleans. Just watching their team play last year, it just reminds me of us when we played, when we had Dave/”
December 5, 2020 | 3:51 pm EST Update
Melissa Rohlin: Russell Westbrook said on the floor he’s trying “to bust somebody’s a–” and doesn’t care about shaking hands or making friends. “I’m never changing that,” he said. Off the court, he said he’s devoted to helping underserved communities and changing lives.