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With less than two days in his tenure as commissioner of the NBA, David Stern will soon give way to Adam Silver and leave a position that he’s held since 1984.
Overall, many fans and NBA writers would say that Stern helped grow the game into enormous levels and Dallas Mavericks president Donnie Nelson thinks he deserves high praise.
Check out the below statement he told to Dwain Price of the Star-Telegram:
"He really deserves a Nobel Peace Prize.'' — #Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson on NBA commissioner David Stern
— Dwain Price (@DwainPrice) January 30, 2014
Stern image courtesy of Getty Images
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David Stern will step down as NBA commissioner on Saturday, and ESPN.Com currently has a SportsNation poll going that asks, “What grade would you give David Stern for his 30-year tenure as NBA commissioner?”
At the moment, after 110,000 votes across America, every state has given Stern a ‘B’ grade… except for two states.
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NBA Commissioner David Stern on The Letterman Show
NBA Commissioner David Stern stopped by “The Letterman Show” Wednesday night to discuss the top 10 things he learned in his 30 years as the Association’s commissioner.
Take a look at the man who transformed the NBA into a what it is today, a ‘global game’. The Commish has a great sense of humor about his departure and the...
David Stern will no longer be the commish of the NBA when January ends on tonight. Deputy commissioner Adam Silver will take over for Stern tomorrow, February 1st. He will have huge shoes to fill.Like him or not, Stern has been the best commissioner of my lifetime. I know that Pete Rozelle was the commish of the NFL in my younger days and did some very outstanding and groundbreaking...
Mark Tatum will become the NBA's new deputy commissioner when Adam Silver succeeds David Stern on Saturday.
NBA owners unanimously approved the appointment of Tatum, a 15-year veteran of the league office, on Thursday. He will also have the title of chief operations officer.
Tatum is the NBA's executive vice president of global marketing partnerships. He has overseen the...
London isn’t beautiful this time of year, but David Stern would have liked to have a reason to visit anyway.
Knowing what we know about Stern, whose tenure as NBA commissioner ends Saturday, not having a franchise based overseas has to be one of the great disappointments of his 30 years in office. Under his watch, NBA games were played in England, Turkey and German. For some time...
NBA TV will televise an interview with David Stern on Friday night, the day before he ends his 30-year run as NBA commissioner.
''David Stern: 30 Years'' will air at 7 p.m. EST. Stern will be interviewed by Turner Sports' Ernie Johnson during the hour-long program, which includes comments from former and current NBA players such as Michael Jordan, Bill Russell...
Now that’s just adorable. As anyone who has followed the NBA over the many years the two have barely coexisted and witnessed the often- antagonistic relationship between Mark Cuban and David Stern, the fact that the longtime NBA commissioner is riding off into the sunset must be a bittersweet day for the Dallas Mavericks owner. […]The post Mark Cuban, David Stern kiss and make...
From shaking David Stern’s hand as a 20-year-old draftee with a high-top fade and an uncertain future to accepting an NBA Finals MVP trophy from those very same hands seven years later, Chauncey Billups has seen more than most of the outgoing commissioner.
“I’ve spent a little time with him through NBA travels and championship things and whatnot,” Billups said. “He’s...
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David Stern is the longest tenured commissioner in professional sports. Stern steps down February 1st after 30 years and hands the reigns to Adam Silver. David Stern appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman to give his “Top 10 list of things he’s learned in 30 years on the job.
The soon to be retired, and current NBA commissioner, is not one of the most outgoing and vivacious folks around, but his appearance on the David Letterman Show Thursday night was quite endearing. Check out David Stern delivering the ‘Top 10′ with some gusto and try not to smile.
Someone go give that man a hug.
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((HT: NBA/Worldwide Pants))David Stern retires after 30 years as NBA Commissioner Saturday, so as is the want of David Letterman occasionally, Stern is a guest for "Top Ten" segments...Last night, it was one more for the road...
In this special episode of RealGM Radio, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) discusses ways to improve the NBA Draft and NBA Playoffs with five different guests.
First, Leroux and Zach Harper (@talkhoops) of CBS Sports' Eye on Basketball Podcast and Blog along with AWolfAmongWolves.com about the ways that he would tweak the system.
Next, Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) of BasketballInsiders...