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Morning Hot Reads: Dan With The Plan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

The DETROIT FREE PRESS portrays Cavaliers Owner and Quicken Loans Chair  Dan Gilbert as "a modern-day version of Muhammad Ali in his prime." He is a "supremely confident guy, given to making brash, over-the-top predictions – and usually delivering on them." The Knicks are now...

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