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Recently, NBA commissioner David Stern celebrated his upcoming retirement with a nice retirement party and one of the gifts given happened to be a bobblehead doll of Mr. Stern. Check out the doll courtesy of ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Twitter: Bobblehead given out at David Stern's retirement dinner last night (via @cavsdan) — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 23, 2013 *** Stern image courtesy of Getty Images

David Stern given David Stern bobblehead by Adam Silver (photo/GIF)

Just because: the David Stern bobblehead. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) October 23, 2013 With his retirement getting nearer and nearer, longtime NBA commissioner David Stern currently presided over his last preseason Board of Governors meeting. To commemorate the occasion, Adam Silver, Stern’s hand-picked replacement who has been well-groomed for the...

David Stern Bobblehead Night A Hit At NBA Board Of Governors Meeting

David Stern presided over his final NBA Board of Governors meeting this week, the highlight of which was approving a switch in the NBA Finals format from 2-3-2 back to 2-2-1-1-1, along with approximately zero discussion regarding an NBA team in Seattle. After all the business was attended to, NBA owners gathered for a (likely) very fancy dinner in Manhattan, during which each guest...

Don't like Stern? Get ready for Silver.

The annual GM poll has not been that favorable -arguably deservedly- to the Celtics: They have underestimated Rondo, who's currently out indefinitely due to a very serious injury, and Bradley's defensive talents were only slightly appreciated. On the other hand, Olynyk is regarded as the absolute steal of the draft, so that's good news for the future of the franchise...

The David Stern bobblehead you’ve always wanted officially exists

On February 1st, David Stern, the NBA Commissioner for the past 30 years, will step down from his position as emperor of the NBA and pass the torch to his protege Adam Silver. With that day slowly creeping towards us the NBA held a retirement party for Stern and it just so happened to have one of the best party favors ever created. At retirement dinner 2nite NBAgave us Stern bobblehead...

The Countdown:: Top 10 Most Interesting NBA Storylines for the 2013-2014 Season: The Commissioner Calls A Quits; The Star (power) of David Stern

David Stern will hang up his kicks (retire as NBA Commissioner) this season.   Whaddup and welcome back! God, we’ve missed you. How was your night? Did you spend it on the side of a freeway at the top of the Hollywood Hills awaiting a tow truck for over an hour while your car was overheating? No? Yeah, me either[i]. But just incase you did have a rough night, don’t worry, ...

NBA Approves New Finals Format

As reported back in September, the NBA was looking to change the Finals format from its 2-3-2 to 2-2-1-1-1.  This Wednesday, the NBA and it’s owners have approved of the new alignment for the Finals. The announcement to change the NBA Finals format was recommended to the Competition Committee to agree to let go of the original 2-3-2 format.  With this new format in place, the...

Photo: David Stern bobblehead dolls given out at retirement dinner

The retirement dinner of NBA commissioner David Stern included a fantastic party favor: Bobblehead dolls of the commish himself.

Mark Cuban Wants To Get David Stern Drunk

David Stern is retiring in February of 2014 and most NBA fans couldn’t be more thrilled, not to mention some owners of NBA teams such as Mark Cuban. The Dallas Mavericks owner has been fined at least $1,665,000 for his criticism of the association and referees by Stern and the NBA. Cuban was at the NBA board of governors meeting, Stern’s last, and apparently Cubes was quite friendly...

Mark Cuban wanted to get David Stern drunk at his last NBA Board of Governors meeting

As David Stern’s reign as NBA commissioner is set to come to an end, it appears that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wanted to do something special for David’s final NBA Board of Governor’s meeting. Check out the below tweet from ESPN Dallas writer Tim MacMahon where Cuban joked that he wanted to get Mr. Stern drunk during the meeting: Mark Cuban from NBA board of governors...

And here is the David Stern bobblehead

So Dan Gilbert stole my joke about the David Sern bobblehead, which was a party favor at a retirement dinner for the soon-to-be former NBA commissioner: At retirement dinner 2nite NBAgave us Stern bobblehead but it’s defective.Head moved up&down instead…Read more →

GM: Silver Cares More About Monetization Than Integrity Of Game

Adam Silver will take over for David Stern in February as commissioner of the NBA. Silver is believed, by at least one general manager, to have a stronger focus on monetization than Stern. “I don’t know how much he thinks about the integrity of the game,” the GM said. “He’s more about selling widgets.”

NBA Officially Returns to 2-2-1-1-1 Format for NBA Finals Starting in 2013-14 Season

The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved a change on Wednesday that would return the NBA Finals series to a 2-2-1-1-1 format. The adjustment, which will be made immediately for the 2013-14 season, creates a playoff system that is exactly like the NHL’s, where all four rounds use a 2-2-1-1-1 set up. This format was used until the 1985 NBA Finals when a 2-3-2 format was implemented...

NBA Board Of Governors Approves 2-2-1-1-1 Finals Format

Last month, it was reported that the NBA’s Competition Committee recommended to change the Finals format back to a traditional 2-2-1-1-1 format, as opposed to the 2-3-2 format that had been in place since 1985. The suggestion only faced a vote of the NBA’s Board of Governors for final approval. Today, David Stern announced the NBA’s owners unanimously approved the change, which...

NBA Finals’ Return to 2-2-1-1-1 Format Welcome Change, But Previous Schedule Once Made Sense for League

No, the NBA wasn’t just being stupid for 19 years, as tempting as that characterization may be. The league’s board of governors approved a significant change to the NBA Finals format on Wednesday, and from the reactions from fans and some experts, one would think the NBA finally agreed to stop sacrificing virgins during every halftime. The prevailing opinion — from those not...
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