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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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