Phil Jackson: Mark Cuban cost Mavs

Updated: March 13, 2011, 4:21 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Phil Jackson was asked by a Los Angeles reporter Saturday if the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks meet in the playoffs for the first time in Jackson's L.A. tenure, would he be concerned that vocal Mavs owner Mark Cuban could work over the refs and give his club an edge with the whistles if the Mavs have the home-court advantage?

Jackson said while Cuban has toned down over the years, he believes the outspoken owner's criticism of referees might have cost the Mavericks ...

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