Cuban: I wouldn't flee in defeat 

May, 1, 2007
DALLAS -- With the 67-win Mavericks just one loss away from a first-round exit to Don Nelson's Golden State Warriors, surely you were wondering: How is Mark Cuban taking this?

From the usual pregame perch -- his favorite Stairmaster in the Mavs' locker room -- Cuban addressed numerous topics as he worked out Tuesday night, most notably shooting down the idea that he plans to sell the team or break it up if Dallas can't rally to win this series.

The highlights from the Maverick owner's 30-odd minutes of chatting with (and sweating on) the assembled media:

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