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Mark Cuban bans two ESPN reporters from covering Mavericks

Apr 26, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reacts during the game against the San Antonio Spurs in game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center. Dallas won 109-108. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 26, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reacts during the game against the San Antonio Spurs in game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center. Dallas won 109-108. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has revoked the credentials for two ESPN reporters who cover the team but isn't saying why.

Cuban said Sunday night that Tim MacMahon and Marc Stein weren't banned from the American Airlines Center, but wouldn't be allowed to cover games there. He declined to elaborate.

"It's between us and ESPN," Cuban said.

MacMahon has covered the Mavericks primarily for several years but has spent more time in other cities this season. Stein joined ESPN as a national NBA writer in 2000 after previously covering the Mavericks for The Dallas Morning News. Both reporters are based in Dallas.

ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said the network is "committed to thoroughly covering the Mavs and the NBA."

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