7 April 2013 11:39 AM, PDT | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Fans of ABC's "Shark Tank" know that billionaire tech entrepreneurMark Cuban can be bold and quick on the trigger when it comes to making a deal when he sees something he likes.

He's the same as owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA team. He said earlier this week that he would offer a tryout to women's college basketball star Brittney Griner.

"If she's the best on the board, I would take her," Cuban said. "I've thought about it. I've thought about it already. Would I do it? Right now, I'd lean toward yes, just to see if she can do it. You never know unless you give somebody a chance."

Former NBA player Walter Bond isn't overly optimistic about the 6-foot-8 Griner's chances.

"Miss Griner, Brittney, is a phenomenal talent," Bond, who played three seasons in the NBA and is now a motivational speaker, tells Zap2it. "She has transformed college basketball. »

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