DALLAS Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban said Tuesday he chose before this season started not to play the public song of devotion before the group’s home games.
The Mavericks played their initial 10 standard season home games without fans. The club had fans without precedent for Monday’s 127-122 success over Minnesota. Dallas is permitting 1,500 inoculated fundamental laborers to go to games for nothing.
Cuban didn’t expound on his choice not to play the song of praise, saying no one had taken note. The Athletic initially detailed that Dallas had dropped the song of devotion.
NBA representative Tim Frank said, “Under the special conditions of this season, groups are allowed to run their pregame activities as they see fit.”
Cuban was frank against pundits of NBA players and mentors bowing during “The Star-Spangled Banner” when the 2019-20 season continued in the air pocket in Florida the previous summer.
The pregame public song of praise is a staple of American games at both the expert and university level, however is undeniably less typical at master games in different nations.