Found December 16, 2011 on CBSSports:
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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is calling his meeting with NBA Commissioner David Stern and other executives a 'productive conversation' about the city's efforts to help finance a new arena.

Sacramento, Stern hold 'productive' meeting

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is calling his meeting with NBA Commissioner David Stern and other executives a "productive conversation" about the city's efforts to help finance a new arena.

David Stern Saves the Lakers

Usually, big superstar blockbuster trades happen in the middle of the day. Negotiations start the day before, and everything is completed with a nice little bow the following day. Usually. But this is the 2011 NBA, "Where crazy happens." The Chris Paul trade to the Clippers went down after dinner on the East Coast.This was after the Chris Paul to the Lakers trade went down...

Did David Stern just create another big-market powerhouse?

No matter what David Stern says, the controversy surrounding the Chris Paul trade(s) started because he was initially going to the Los Angeles Lakers, the league's marquee franchise. As Dan Gilbert's strongly worded letter showed, small-market clubs still harbor a good deal of animosity towards their big-market colleagues. It's not too surprising either, because the...

The Chris Paul Saga Is Over; Cut Stern Some Slack On This One

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...

Column: The commissioner strikes back - sort of

David Stern faces the same problem as the commissioner of every other pro sports league operating in North America, save the NFL.

The NBA needs basketball

I don't even remember what the question was, but David Stern's answer smacked me upside the head. "Welcome to the NBA!" he blurted out on Wednesday evening's Chris Paul conference call, "where life is a continuous negotiation." Too true! Too amazingly true. That's all it has been, lately. Life is a continuous negotiation, especially if you&...

Stern Denies Being Pressured To Nix Paul-To-Lakers Deal

David Stern denied being pressured by small market owners to veto the deal that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers.

Chris Paul's Bright Future With Clippers Doesn't Excuse David Stern's Problematic Trade Veto

Chris Paul is in Los Angeles now. It's official. The ink has finally dried and the NBA is happy to move on to celebrate the latest, greatest 1-2 punch of Paul and human dunk machine Blake Griffin. But quickly moving on to the excitement of "Lob City" misses the point. Chris Paul should be a Los Angeles Laker. The NBA owners and David Stern were embarrassed by Paul and...

Morey Declines Comment On Vetoed Trade, Cites Legal Reasons

Rockets GM Daryl Morey refused to comment on the three-team deal rejected by David Stern.

Correction: Jim Litke column

In a Dec. 15 column about NBA commissioner David Stern's involvement in the trade that sent Chris Paul from New Orleans to the Los Angeles Clippers, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Stern said during a conference call, "It's been a lot of fun." The correct quote is, "It wasn't ...

Source: Stern Lied About Finality Of Nixed Paul Trade

David Stern vetoed a three-team trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers.

Kobe Says There's Enough Room For Two Star Studded Teams In Tinseltown

You might think the Los Angeles Lakers are pretty bitter these days about the way David Stern and his henchmen turned Dell Demps' attempt to trade Chris Paul into a debacle of epic proportions. Kobe's LA team extended a fair offer in exchange for CP3, and David Stern nixed the deal because he wanted too. Stern and his crew, after commandeering the negotiations, eventually...

Shaq dives into new career as NBA analyst

ATLANTA - Shaquille O'Neal doesn't like the Chris Paul trade; Charles Barkley says Commissioner David Stern made...
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