It's a pretty good time to be in Frisco, if you are the Texas Legends. Last week the Frisco City Council agreed to spend $90,000 in taxpayer dollars to purchase a basketball court for the minor league NBA team to play on.
By coincidence, Frisco Mayor Maher Maso is good friends with Del Harris, the former Lakers coach who went on to coach the Legends in 2011. More recently, Harris is described by the NBA as the Legends' vice president. But that friendship between mayor and Legends VP had no influence on this basketball court deal, Maso tells Unfair Park.
"Absolutely not, I never even discussed this with him," Maso says. In addition to being a friend, Harris also served as Maso's campaign treasurer in 2011. Maso can't recall how they met but guesses it was about eight years ago through mutual buddies. "He's a longtime friend," he says.More »