Mavericks' Mark Cuban Denies Sexual Assault Allegation From 2011 In Portland

The woman told police she encountered Cuban in late April at the Barrel Room, at 105 NW 3rd Ave., and asked him to pose with her for a photograph.

Cuban has denied all the allegations.

In 2011, The District Attorney's office determined there wasn't enough evidence to press criminal charges.

In their report explaining the decision not to pursue the case, prosecutors pointed to "lack of physical or substantial circumstantial evidence". The allegation comes weeks after a Sports Illustrated report detailed a series of sexual offenses within the Mavericks offices.

The alleged victim, however, insisted the report was a truthful account of events.

"I filed the report because what he did was wrong". "I stand behind that report 1,000%".


Houze ordered a polygraph test conducted by former Miami Police Detective Sgt. Warren Holmes days after Cuban spoke with McGuire, and the results supported Cuban's denial.

"I really left it in the past", she told Jaquiss. "Oh my God, I don't know what to do". Cuban actually chose to speak at length with Portland Police Detective Brendan McGuire, who filed the report, rather than consulting an attorney first.

The Willamette Week interviewed the woman, who remains anonymous.

Additionally, Cuban emailed multiple media outlets, simply saying "It didn't happen". "In one of the pictures, his arm can be seen behind [the alleged victim] and it appears Cuban is reaching down toward her buttocks".

Cuban, Wednesday morning, issued a short statement to the Associated Press.

A police detective labeled two photos as "significant" during the investigation, but investigators ultimately claimed there was "no corroborative evidence" to prove the allegation true and suspended the case in July of 2011. One image is described as "Cuban reaching down towards her buttocks". Even though charges were never brought against Cuban, in this day and age and given the recent incidents involving the Mavs team president, public pressure will demand something be done.


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