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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio My first interaction with David Stern took place long before I covered the NBA.
But it may be the best example of what I always felt was an underrated aspect of Stern's run as NBA commissioner. It's a run slated to end Feb. 1, 2014, per the league's announcement Thursday from the Board of Governors meeting.
Anyway, I was living near the non-NBA city of Pittsburgh. It was at a time when you had to use your phone line to access the Internet. Email was a relatively new concept.
I often wondered if Pittsburgh might someday field an NBA team, so I decided to give all this new technology stuff a try. I decided to send Stern an email as nothing more than an everyday fan.
He responded within the hour. I don't remember his exact words, but as always, they were PR-savvy. Stern indicated there was, in fact, a group of interested investors from Pittsburgh. But it was a longshot, simply because the league had no plans for expansion at the time.
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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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Richardson, a four-time All-Star guard with the Knicks and the Nets, had been banned for life by the NBA in 1986 for repeated drug use. Richardson then went on to play in Italy, Croatia, Israel and France before he retired as a...
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...
Eric Musselman, assistant coach of Arizona State, talks with Rob and Amy about NBA commissioner David Stern and his future retirement.