Found December 13, 2011 on
What do you think I should do T?
NBA commisioner David Stern has ruled with an iron fist since 1984…Stern has been at the center of multiple controversies during his time as commissioner, with a noticeably more frequent trend in recent years…Now I’m being told there’s some chatter going on about Stern possibly stepping down after this shortened season…Here’s the scoop, “He is embarrassed at the way the media has ripped him for the Chris Paul Trade fiasco, and doesn’t want his legacy tarnished any further. Now that the lockout is over, and the Collective Bargaining is good for another 10 years, Stern feels after this season is a good time to step down as any. Deputy commissioner Adam Silver is rumored to take over if Stern steps down” said my source out of Chicago. I always thought Stern would be a lifer, but to me it appears he may have already reached his expiration date. -TO
Stern Slams Lakers Chris Paul Trade
David Stern is the Grinch
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With the NBA now crammed into a 66-game regular-season schedule, Garnett fears that teams have not been given enough preparation for a Christmas Day kickoff.
“Timing is everything,” Garnett said. “Chemistry is something that you don’t just throw in the frying pan and mix it up with another something, then throw it on top of something, then fry it up and put it in a tortilla...
Now we can all stop complaining about how David Stern and the NBA handled this situation. It’s over. This was definitely not a situation that David Stern and the NBA wanted to have to deal with. In the end, Paul is headed west to L.A. No, not the Lakers. It’s those loveable Clippers that will gain his services, at least for 2012-13. Sure it was a bit messy, but the deal is done...
In shooting down trades that would have sent Chris Paul to Lakers and Clippers, Stern meddles where a commissioner has no business meddling, and ends up shooting holes in his and NBA's integrity.Five days into this new NBA, there is already a new rivalry .
Whatever the terms of the latest NBA collective bargaining agreement, it's clear that one overwhelming issue has not been solved. The handful of truly impactful players around the league are dictating exactly which teams remain relevant by choosing to play for only a select number of teams.
This is an issue, a big one, which David Stern had better find a way to resolve.
Who knew that David Stern made Chris Paul untradeable in the new CBA? Well, there have been two failed trades in which the Hornets received respectable packages in return for their disgruntled superstar, Chris Paul.
CP3 is nearly 100% expected to leave the Hornets as a free agent next off-season, so the Hornets have initiated trade talks with a number of teams. However, Stern...
Chris Paul is going to L.A. -- to play for the Clippers. In the end, David Stern brokered a trade that improved both teams and, more importantly, righted his wrongs, explains Ian Thomsen.