Cuban's commitment can't be questioned

While Mavs owner Mark Cuban spends to win, the Clippers' Donald Sterling hides behind a payroll full of lies.

Updated: September 18, 2003, 5:16 PM ET
By By Terry Brown | NBA Insider
Cost to re-sign all-star power forward to six-year contract extension after receiving offer sheet from Miami Heat: $82.2 million.

Cost to re-sign up-and-coming small forward to six-year extension after receiving offer sheet from Utah Jazz: $45 million.

Cost to see assorted league officials, media personnel and owners of other 28 NBA franchises, including Maverick owner Mark Cuban, when they realize that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has duped them again by having the lowest payroll in the league while making just as much money from the NBA's lucrative TV contract: Priceless.