My New Favorite Summary Judgment Motion – Mark Cuban v. Ross Perot Jr. [via Deadspin]

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Two years ago Dallas Mavs minority shareholder Ross Perot Jr. filed suit against Mark Cuban accusing Cuban of various infractions including mismanaging the team, etc. On June 12, 2011, the Mavs defeated the Miami Heat 4-2 in the NBA Finals. Through his attorney Mr. Cuban has now responded to the suit by filing the motion shown above. Here are a few of the highlights: “On June 12, 2011, the World Champion Dallas Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat to claim the franchise’s first NBA championship. A true and correct photo of one of the many victory celebrations is incorporated herein: [GIANT PHOTO OF MAVERICKS CELEBRATING WITH TROPHY] Under Hillwood’s ownership, the team was deemed the “worst franchise” in all of professional sports. Under Cuban’s stewardship the Mavericks have become one of the league’s most successful teams and are now NBA champions. Accordingly, there can be no genuine question that Hillwood’s claims of mismanagement lack merit and Hillwood’s claims should be disposed of on summary judgment. More coverage is available on Deadspin.

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