Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 11/9/14
“Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss“…For those NBA observers that hoped once NBA Commissioner David Stern retires, the Association would have new leadership; you are out of luck. Thirty years after Stern became the game’s chief executive, he will step down from his post in February of 2014, according to a report from “NBA.com“. The Commissioner succeeded Larry O’Brien on February 1, 1984 and he announced at a Thursday meeting of the NBA Board Of Governors, his plans of retiring. Stern, has indicated that Deputy-Commissioner Adam Silver, will take over the reins of power, when the 70-year-old executive steps down. Stern took over a game that was on the rise, when he first assumed the post; after years of chaos during the seventies, the NBA became hot again, mainly due to the rivalry of two players; Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers and Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics. Soon a third player, Michael Jordan was put into the mix and the Association, attained its highest attend...
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