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Welcome to The Smoking Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. The Smoking Cuban is dedicated to providing top-notch Mavericks news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Rami Michail, editor

Student at Cal State Fullerton, Covering the Dallas Mavericks for the SmokingCuban.com. Follow me on Twitter - @RamiMichail

Brian Gosset, Staff Writer

A former-sports beat writer for The Lumberjack newspaper at Northern Arizona University, Brian graduated from the Flagstaff campus in May of 2014. Brian, who also worked for Sports Information (Athletic Communications) for NAU, has been an avid Mavericks fan since 2002, and of course, his favorite player is Dirk (You should see him play basketball, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference). He's currently working a summer internship at the Ft Worth Star Telegram and has been doing so since May 26, 2014. He was born and raised in Hawaii, on the island of Oahu. You can follow on Facebook (Brian Gosset), Twitter (@Gosset41) and Instagram (@gosset41). #MFFL

Sameer Moosa, Staff Writer

Sameer Moosa is a 17 year old who attends Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas. Sameer is a passionate Mavericks fan who loves writing about basketball. He hopes to become a long-time member of The Smoking Cuban and continue following his passion of writing about sports in the future. Sameer is also a part of the Muslim Students Association at his high school, which helps Muslims come together and become better people.

Bailey Rogers, Staff Writer

I am an attorney in Dallas, TX who also happens to be a massive Mavericks fan. I live with my wife & two dogs in Richardson and enjoy video games, Aggie sports, Rangers baseball, and Seahawks football.

Ace Feltman, Staff Writer

Aspiring Marc Stein-Bill Simmons-Tony Reali hybrid Die-Hard Mavericks fan Comic Lover Conflicted Die-Hard Rangers/Astros I am a Tony Romo fan and I enjoy Justin Bieber's music. pick your poison, ay?

Winston Zhang, Staff Writer

Winston is a student at The University of Melbourne and comes from Singapore. He's been a Mavs fan since 2008, and has been enamored with Dirk ever since. Video games and soccer take up the rest of what little free time he has. Follow him on Twitter @The_Stepback

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