Found June 29, 2012 on Athlon Sports:
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As always, the NBA Draft started at breakneck speed. Commissioner David Stern came out from behind his almighty Oz curtain and was greeted as he...

David Stern jeered by fans at NBA Draft

NBA commissioner David Stern seemed to have a grand time Thursday night at the NBA Draft even though he was booed loudly and often throughout the night.Stern had a smile on his face the whole time and seemed rather amused by all the boos.

24 Greatest NSFW David Stern Is A C****uker & Rigged The Draft Tweets

David Stern, last night, was booed unmercifully from the minute he walked onto the stage all the way through the first round. The Jersey/NYC bros treated Stern like a corrupt, third-world dictator. After about two hours of harassment, we thought Stern was done bathing in the hate, but we were oh-so-wrong. Twitter came through once again and all the idiots came out of the woodwork...

David Stern will listen to your boos at the 2012 NBA Draft (Video)

Before the kick-off of the 2012 NBA Draft, commissioner David Stern walked out to the podium and was promptly showered with a chorus of boos.As he tries to get through his mini-speech, the boos continue and intensify during his announcement of the Miami Heat championship: 

Family first for Moe Harkless

Arguably the biggest roar of the night at Thursday's NBA draft came when David Stern announced the 15th overall pick to the anxious Prudential Center crowd: Moe Harkless to the Philadelphia 76ers. The ultimate local boy done good -- and maybe the best player to come out of New York City since Ron Artest -- Harkless was a prep star in Queens, then played one year of college ball...

Top 10 takeaways from the NBA Draft

10) David Stern engineered an incredible conspiracy to make sure that the Hornets got to draft Austin Rivers9) The Cavs were very excited to spend the 8th pick in the draft on a guy who didn't even start for his college team8) Andre Drummond went to Detroit, which is kind of interesting news to Greg Monroe, who plays the same position and might be their only other good young...

No downside to making a pick at No. 58

MINNEAPOLIS Strip away the pomp and circumstance, the boos directed at David Stern. Forget the interviews that ran the gamut of emotional to senseless and the nascent dreams of relevance, and the NBA draft becomes something else altogether. Get rid of it all, gut it to its core, and the draft can be a burden. It's an economics professor's dream, a laboratory of risk aversion...

5 Craziest (i.e. Worst) NBA Draft Night Suits (Photos)

Ah NBA Draft night, when league commissioner David Stern introduces men tall enough to set drinks on his head to a nation of college basketball and Association fans. It’s also the night that the formal dress code gets thrown out the window. Fashion week, it is not. Get ready for more futuristic, throw backs to the past, 70s pimp stylin, and just plain old UGLY threads to grace...

Stern has history selling draft picks to prospective owners

Much was made last month when the league owned New Orleans Hornets won the NBA draft lottery. The league had agreed to sell the Hornets to the New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, but the deal wasn't even official yet. The reason the Hornets were owned by the league was because Stern was so desperate to get rid of one of the most unpopular owners in league history, George Shinn...

David Stern says he regrets asking Jim Rome if he’s stopped beating his wife yet

David Stern is in all likelihood going to think a lot more carefully before he speaks the next time an interviewer’s question annoys him. When Jim Rome asked Stern about the NBA draft lottery being rigged a couple of weeks ago, Stern responded by asking Rome if he has stopped beating his wife yet. Stern didn’t actually mean Rome beats his wife, he was simply trying to make a...

SEC enjoys early success at NBA Draft

Football conference, huh? The Southeastern Conference enjoyed watching a flurry of action early on in the first round of the NBA Draft in Newark, N.J., with the first three players selected all hailing from league members. Kentucky freshmen Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were joined by Florida guard Bradley Beal, respectively, as the first three names announced by NBA...

David Stern said he would have handled Rome interview differently

(Ed Note: This article appears courtesy Bloguin's national NBA blog, Crossover Chronicles.  CC has quickly become one of the most respected NBA sites on the web and will be intently covering tonight's NBA Draft.  Before David Stern gets booed off the stage tonight, he wisely backed off some of the statements in his controversial interview with Jim Rome.) David Stern...

NBA referee operations VP Johnson to resign

The NBA says Major Gen. Ronald Johnson will resign as senior vice president of referee operations at the end of July. Johnson joined the league in 2008 to head a newly formed department following the betting scandal involving former referee Tim Donaghy. Johnson had spent 32 years as an Army combat engineer, and says Thursday in a statement that he feels he has accomplished his mission...
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