Mavericks owner Mark Cuban makes $3.5 billion decision that could upset fans

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The Dallas Mavericks are off to a solid 10-6 start, and Dallas' offseason acquisitions are playing at a high level.

Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving continue to dominate offensively, while Dereck Lively II, Grant Williams, and Derrick Jones Jr. attempt to hold down the defense.

While Dallas is in a good spot on the season, it seems that a big change could be coming to Dallas.

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban makes $3.5 billion decision that could upset fans

After announcing that he wouldn't be returning to Shark Tank next season just a week before, it was reported that Mark Cuban is selling a majority stake in the Mavs to the Adelson family.

The Adelson family is known for their stock in Las Vegas casinos, and they sold $2 million in stocks of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. to help purchase a share in the Mavs. Miriam Adelson was the one who made the purchase.

Although Cuban sold a majority stake in the team (worth $3.5 billion), he will still be running basketball operations and has shares of the team, so fear not Mavs fans. With this move, fans should also remember that Cuban has talked about putting the Mavs arena near a resort and casino.

Gambling is not legal in Texas right now, but this is something to keep an eye on over the next few years if gambling is legalized.

This decision seems like it came out of the blue, and now the Adelson family will be part of the ownership group with Cuban.

The Mavs will look to improve to 11-6 tonight as they battle the Houston Rockets at the American Airlines Center. It was announced that Dereck Lively II will play tonight, so expect a great game tonight between the Western Conference rivals.

For all the latest on Mark Cuban, Miriam Adelson, and the Dallas Mavericks this season, stay tuned.