Found December 10, 2011 on Sign on San Diego:
PLAYERS: David Stern
The last time David Stern caused so much outrage around the NBA he was busy handing down a new dress code to keep players from looking like gangsta rappers.

Stern’s trade veto about owners wanting their power back

Why David Stern pulled the plug Thursday on a reasonable (not ideal, but reasonable) three-team trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers is really simple: The NBA owners want their power over star players back. What LeBron James did scared most owners because he had the power — teams had to come…

Morning Buzz: David Stern Does What He Wants Edition

Good morning everyone. If you haven't already heard, David Stern said no can do to a trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. This is a big deal. Why? Well if the league is now telling teams who they can and can't trade with, this sets a precedent. According to reports, owners were not happy with a player of Paul's caliber being handed to the Lakers...

David Stern Vetoes Chris Paul Trade

The stuff is about to hit the fan in the NBA. The New Orleans Hornets agreed to send Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers in a three-team trade. However, after the trade was agreed to, David Stern stepped in and vetoed the trade. Why did David Stern veto the trade? He said it’s for “basketball reasons”. Since the Hornets are owned by the NBA, Stern was stuck between a rock...

Deron Williams calls David Stern 'a bully'; said he talks to Dwight Howard

'Dwight's my friend, so if I want to call and talk to him, I'm going to call and talk to him.'

First Cup: Monday

John DeShazier of The Times-Picayune: An apology is owed to the 10,000 Hornets fans that NBA Commissioner David Stern and the league’s 29 owners not-so-gently urged to buy season tickets to make the Hornets viable in New Orleans and more attractive to a potential owner. It’s owed by the commissioner and the Hornets’ 29 current co-owners because at present, Stern and the...

Chris Paul: David Stern, NBA Renege on CBA

Chris Paul is being made an example of by NBA Commissioner David Stern and the 29 NBA owners through no fault of his own.  A deal was struck by current New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps that would have sent Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol to the Houston Rockets and Luis Scola, Kevin Martin, Lamar Odom, Goran Dragic, and a first-round pick to the Hornets....

Dan Gilbert: "It Would Be A Travesty"

Dictator David Stern and Dan Gilbert are at it again! Cleveland Cavalier owner Dan Gilbert wrote an email to commissioner David Stern and a few other ownership peers in an attempt (successfully) to block the three team trade involving All Stars Chris Paul, Pao Gasol, and Lamar Odom.  Paul would have been sent to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Lakers would send Pao Gasol to...

Wojo: 'Basketball Reasons' Excuse Laughable Considering How Little NBA Office Knows About Basketball

Dell Demps had kept NBA VP Stu Jackson briefed on talks throughout the process and David Stern had promised not to interfere in the Paul situation.

Why You Can't Stop Pro Athletes From Going Where They Want To Go

One of the funniest things about the baffling decision by NBA commissioner and future "Spy Kids" villain David Stern to veto the Chris Paul trade is that it will almost certainly HURT the competitive balance of the NBA. The New Orleans Hornets are now bound to end up getting either A) less than what the Lakers and Rockets were willing to give up, or B) nothing at all, with...
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