Originally written February 26, 2012 on NESN.com:
David Stern's reign as NBA commissioner will not last beyond 2017. Stern, who has headed the league since 1984, acknowledged in an All-Star news conference that he will not be around in six years, when NBA owners and players can re-open contract negotiations. He also tabbed a successor, although he admitted he would have no say in who becomes the next boss. Stern's recommendation was deputy commissioner Adam Silver. "One of the things that a good CEO does -- and I try to be a good CEO -- is provide his board with a spectacular choice for its successor," Stern...
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