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According to USA TODAY Sports, ’David Stern, NBA Commissioner since Feb. 1, 1984, will step down Feb. 1, 2014, with Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver unanimously chosen to succeed him.’ David Stern is the longest-tenured commissioner in professional sport currently and his impact on the game has been profound.
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The league’s revenues are projected to be $5 billion this season with strong ticket sales, TV deals and global business initiatives using a variety of traditional and digital platforms.
Stern oversaw expansion with teams going into Charlotte, Minnesota, Miami and Vancouver and relocation that put teams in Memphis, New Orleans, Brooklyn, Oklahoma City, Sacramento and Los Angeles.
The rise in player salaries has been curbed because of the rookie salary scale and soft salary cap,
Stern has raised the profile of the league’s charitable efforts, such as NBA Cares and Basketball Without Borders.
The NBA has become a global game on ...
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Adam Silver will finally have his chance to get booed during the first round of the NBA draft, because David Stern is quitting during the 2014 NBA season.
“The Board has selected Adam Silver to succeed me as NBA Commissioner, and I am very pleased with their choice,” Stern said in the email. “As you know, Adam is a world-class business executive who has influenced...
NEW YORK (AP) NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.
The announcement came at an NBA Board of Governors meeting Thursday.
Stern told owners during their two days of meetings of his plans, and the board unanimously decided Silver would be his successor.
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In recent years the topic has been brought up quite a bit: "When is David Stern finally going to retire?" Some people hoped it would be soon, some still considered him the best commissioner in all of sports. Well, love him or hate him, we have ourselves an answer. David Stern will retire from his position as NBA Commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, exactly 30 years after he...
News broke this afternoon that David Stern will step down as NBA commissioner on February 1st, 2014, exactly 30 years after he took over the league in 1984: David Stern will step down as NBA commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, league sources tell Y! Sports. Deputy Adam Silver will replace Stern.about 3 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@WojYahooNBAAdrian WojnarowskiStern will be succeeded...
David Stern has been commissioner since 1984.
Looks like the David Stern era will be ending in 2014. Adrian Wojnarowsky reported earlier today that the commissioner of the NBA will step down on February 1, 2014, and be replaced by Adam Silver.
The Board has selected Adam Silver to succeed me as NBA Commissioner, and I am very pleased with their choice,” Stern said in the email. “As you know, Adam is a world-class business...
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