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Cuban: If Doc didn't re-sign DeAndre, he'd be done as a coach

Mark Cuban speaks out on the air with a pretty big statement about Doc Rivers.

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I think we're all really aware of the DeAndre Jordan debacle this off-season and it feels like we're beating a dead horse with this, but things keep happening. Mark Cuban went on The Herd with Colin Cowherd and claimed that if Doc Rivers didn't get DeAndre, his coaching career would be over. When asked about recent statements made by Doc, Cuban responded:

"I'm surprised to hear Doc say that, honestly, because if you go back and look at the things I said, intentionally I've not said much," Cuban said. "And he said I was out in front of the cameras ... my typical response when someone brings up DJ's name is, 'Who?' . . . But again, that's who Doc is, I respect the fact that when his professional life was about to dissipate and disappear and go up in flames, they did what they had to do and they got DJ back, so more power to them."

It makes sense that Cuban is still upset, but to go as far as saying Doc's career would be over? I think it would be far from that.

Doc recently came out and said a few things on how he thinks Mark Cuban handled the fallout of the situation:

"To me, he acted very silly. You know, look at the difference. I coached DJ. DJ didn't call me when he left. Did you see me out in front of the cameras screaming and yelling and crying? I didn't do that. I was disappointed. I was disappointed internally and I handled it that way. Mark tends to do things out in the open and that's fine... when you take shots at DJ, the guy you loved two days ago, but now you don't like so much anymore, I think basically what all that did is told DJ even more that he made the right choice."

You can read more on the whole situation here.