Print and Go Back Dallas Mavericks [Print without images]

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Cuban, Buzz Bissinger plan meeting in Philly


A column depicting race as a reason the NBA's popularity is not where it once was has sparked a heated war of words between Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Buzz Bissinger.

Buzz Bissinger joins Ben and Skin to explain his views on how race is affecting the popularity of the NBA, his beef with Mark Cuban and more.

Listen Listen
The two apparently will meet at tonight's Mavericks-76ers game in Philadelphia.

Cuban, apparently objecting to Bissinger's Feb. 17 column on, Sunday tweeted the following: "@buzzbissinger is a coward."

Bissinger took exception to Cuban's statement and the two exchanged messages on the site for approximately four hours. Bissinger's messages included many profanity laced tweets directed at Cuban.

For more, click here.