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Saturday, November 24, 2012
Mark Cuban offers his take on Lakers fans

By Tim MacMahon

DALLAS -- The media went fishing for more trash talk about the Los Angeles Lakers, but Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban didn't bite before Saturday night's game.

He did, however, return a little fire at the Lakers' fan base.

"I've said enough about the Lakers," Cuban said with a grin while working out on an elliptical machine. "Let's just say that when you say something bad about the Lakers, you get a ton of Twitter threats, so it's just not worth it. There is just more Twitter courage in Southern California than probably any other part of the world."

Later, Cuban added: "I'm not suggesting it's all Lakers fans. It's just most."

Cuban, whose verbal sparring partners over the years have included former Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal and coach Phil Jackson, has twice incited the Lakers-loving masses this year.

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