Mark Cuban has been a harsh critic of NBA refereeing during his course as Mavericks owner, and he's been fined heftily for voicing his criticisms.
But on the day when shocking news hit that one of the NBA's veteran refs was involved in a betting scandal with mob thugs, Mark Cuban swoops in to add his perspective, a very league-friendly perspective, via his blog.
"Every company of any size has had a problem(s) that its CEO and stakeholders have lost sleep over. Its the law of big numbers. If enough things go on, something is going to go wrong.
"Products get recalled or are tampered with. There are workplace disasters. There is corruption. No industry is immune. Churches, consumer products, law enforcement, cars, planes, trains and plenty more. No profession is immune. From the CEO who misrepresents corporate numbers or events at the expense of shareholders, to the doorman who tips himself from the cover charge at the expense of the club owner, people of every profession make bad decisions.
"[Stuff] happens. Bad [stuff] happens. When it does, there are two options. Cry over it and do nothing or recognize the problem and do the best you possibly can to not only fix it, but make the entire organization stronger...
"As bad as the allegations facing the NBA today are, it's also an opportunity to face every allegation that has ever been directed towards the NBA and its officials and pre empt them from ever occuring in the future.
"Calamity can be a catalyst for significant change."