Silver: Cuban is 'good' for NBA

Updated: February 11, 2014, 6:51 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

His predecessor David Stern publicly butted heads with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, but new NBA commissioner Adam Silver says Cuban is good for the league.

"There has been some public stuff around the edges between Mark and the league," Silver said, "but Mark's input has been hugely beneficial to the league in so many areas the public will never hear about."

In his 14 seasons as owner, Cuban was famously fined $2 million by Stern, mostly for his criticism of referees.

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