Cuban later apologized and attempted to clarify his remarks on Twitter:
According to the Associated Press, Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat cringed when shown the Cuban interview and said, "It's just a sensitive time."
Cuban's comments come as the NBA is attempting to navigate through the Donald Sterling saga where the league charges that Sterling's "actions and positions significantly undermine the NBA's efforts to promote diversity and inclusion."
BuzzFeed has reached out for comment from the NBA and will update this post if one is received.
Here is the full segment of Mark Cuban's interview about racism and bigotry with Inc.
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