Tanking does not involve players intentionally losing games.
Tanking, which has become fashionable for many teams in recent seasons, is a touchy subject for Adam Silver, the NBA's commissioner, who has been working to maintain the league's competitive nature.
And that certainly appears to be the trend in Dallas. The team with the worst record at the end of the season has a 25% chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick at the NBA Draft lottery.
They drafted rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr., one of the league's rising stars.
Cuban'sMavericks have a record of 18-40 and instead of competing for a playoff spot, they are competing for top pick in the upcoming 2018 National Basketball Association draft.
Cubansaid his comments were an example of him being transparent with his players.
The Mavericks said in a statement they'd "received information about behavior in our workplace that appears to have violated the organization's standards of conduct".
"The women never really knew when they were going to be sexually harassed", reporter and author Jessica Luther said. 'It might happen, but you don't play for it. I was like, 'Look, losing is our best option'.
"We are taking this opportunity to reiterate the NBA's commitment to providing employees with a safe and inclusive work environment".
The fine, while enormous to most people, is a mere drop in the bucket for Cuban.
'Obviously there's a problem in the Mavericks organization and we've got to fix it, ' Cubantold the magazine.
"This is all new to me", he said.
On Tuesday, the team announced that it had engaged outside counsel to investigate reports that its former president and chief executive, Terdema Ussery, had engaged in "various acts of inappropriate conduct toward women" during his tenure. Sneed was not allowed to be with any other woman in the organization or a business setting after the second incident, and he was also forbidden from dating coworkers, according to Cuban. He is mandating sensitivity training for all employees, himself included. The NBA says that it will be closely monitoring the investigation.
Also mentioned in the report is former team website reporter Earl Sneed, who was accused on multiple occasions of domestic violence, one of which he pleaded guilty to, before being fired.
He said he kept the writer, Earl Sneed, because he wanted to help him instead of letting him possibly inflict that kind of abuse on others. At the start of Wednesday's The Jump on ESPN, Rachel Nichols reflected on Sports Illustrated's report.
The Ohio River usually maintains a height of 25 feet, meaning that the recent rainfall has almost doubled the depth of the river. SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND-The Six Nations Fire Department has closed off Fourth Line Road at Mohawk Road as a result of flooding.
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Figure skater Yura Min, an American competing for South Korea, nearly lost the top of her costume earlier in the games. Her halter-top, complete with tassles and spangles, edged sideways to offer an unchoreographed flash of her left boob.
He allegedly told investigators he did not know why the email was not produced for Mueller's team, the court document said. Prosecutors alleged that Zwaan deleted and otherwise did not produce that and other emails.
Trump's weekend tweets also included attacks on the structure of the constitutional system set up to oversee a President's power. Fesler adds, "Every day when I say "bye" to my parents, I do acknowledge the fact that I could never see my parents again".
Focused on building improvements for the most part, loads of changes befall both Battle Royale and its Save the World counterpart. It also allows for quick defensive structures from flanking with less input and worry about running out of a particular material.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Friday released a report accusing Turkish forces of a chemical weapons attack in Afrin. A White House official says the United States thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against the Kurds.
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NRA CEO Gives First Speech Since Florida School Shooting
Students all over the country are going to be joining up, because the adults have let us down. "It wouldn't be right ", he said. Your comments this week and those of our President have been pathetically weak", he said to lasting applause and cheers.
Alcohol 'major risk' factor for early-onset dementia
"Our findings suggest that the burden of dementia attributable to alcohol use disorders is much larger than previously thought". It revealed that people who engaged in binge drinking had a 62% higher chance of suffering from decline in cognitive function.
Bombs Rain on Eastern Ghouta, Death Toll Above 200
The ICRC and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent accessed Eastern Ghouta in December to facilitate the evacuation of 29 wounded patients. Such tactics appear to flout worldwide law but Russia , Syria's ally, has vetoed 11 U.N.
Juan Mata Backs VAR Despite Seeing Goal Ruled Out
In a statement, Hawkeye said: "A technical error led to an incorrect graphic being provided by Hawkeye to BT Sport on Saturday". Juan Mata celebrates a goal that is ruled out offside after VAR (Video Assistant Referee) is consulted.
Team LeBron prevails in a thriller
With captain Stephen Curry sitting on the bench eating popcorn, Team Stephen maintained its lead early in the third. James was complimentary of Los Angeles as a host city all weekend, a fact that is not likely lost on Lakers fans.
Netanyahu Associates Arrested in Graft Probe
Similarly, he said, the Iranian nuclear agreement has "unleashed a risky Iranian tiger in our region and beyond". He stopped short of equating Iran with Nazi Germany but drew many comparisons.