"There will be a time when I detail everything I know regarding the last 48 hours," Cuban wrote to fans on Cyber Dust, a text messaging app founded by the billionaire which erases all records of its missives seconds after they are read. "I don't think the time is right to say anything beyond the facts that he never responded to me at all yesterday. Not once. To this minute I have not heard anything from him since Tuesday night.
"More importantly, I specifically told [
Cuban was radio silent Wednesday evening after losing out on the star free agent, who had agreed to play for his team on Friday. After Jordan had agreed to sign with the Mavericks, Cuban had publicly celebrated, telling sports-talk radio station The Ticket that he saw Jordan becoming the cornerstone of the team.
"We see him as
Cuban was subsequently assessed a $25,000 fine from the
On Thursday, Cuban also addressed a tweet by ESPN's Chris Broussard via Twitter.
Tweeted Broussard: "CORRECTION: Sources: Cuban beside himself. Driving around downtown HOUSTON begging (thru texts) Jordan's family 4 address to DeAndre's home
Responded Cuban: ".@Chris_Broussard that's is the dumbest ... Ive ever heard. If you had any ethics u would msg me and I will give u his address"
Members of the Clippers went to Jordan's home in Houston on Wednesday to persuade him to back out of his commitment with the Mavericks and return to the Clippers, where he had spent his entire seven-season career. The contingent included Clippers Coach
Tweeted Ballmer on Thursday morning: "Great day in many ways #ClipperNationa Appreciate Doc Rivers @JJRedick @CP3 @paulpierce34 @blakegriffin32 and specially @deandrejordan6 !!"