Found December 07, 2011 on Pro Basketball Talk:
PLAYERS: David Stern
Our morning look around the NBA with stories that are not their own post here at PBT. In case you didn’t get it in your inbox, here is David Stern’s letter to fans sent out yesterday. After the lockout and months of talk of change, does the new NBA feel any different than the old…

NBA owners, players approve new labor deal

NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA basketball is back, and Commissioner David Stern insists better than before. Maybe it won't be noticed right away, but Stern said the "tortured journey" of this 161-day lockout will prove to be worth it. Stern announced that owners and players ratified a new collective bargaining agreement Thursday, the final step to ending the five-month lockout...

Stern’s trade veto about owners wanting their power back

Why David Stern pulled the plug Thursday on a reasonable (not ideal, but reasonable) three-team trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers is really simple: The NBA owners want their power over star players back. What LeBron James did scared most owners because he had the power — teams had to come…

New luxury tax rules could actually help Heat

MIAMI Addressing the media during the NBA Finals last spring at AmericanAirlines Arena, NBA commissioner David Stern couldn't guarantee the Miami Heat would be able to keep its three superstars intact under a hard salary cap. Flash forward half a year. A five-month lockout is finally over. There will not be hard salary cap. And a new collective bargaining agreement is about...

PBT: Stern, owners pull a power play

PBT: By blocking a trade of Chris Paul to the Lakers, Commissioner David Stern and owners showed they want their power over star players back. And the NBA is worse for it.

Why A Condensed NBA Schedule Poses A Threat To Veteran Teams

Throughout the NBA lockout, David Stern said repeatedly that he and the owners would be willing to lose the season if that is what it took to get what they deemed to be a “fair” deal. While those claims by Stern would most likely have come to fruition if the two sides didn’t come to [...]

NBA commissioner Stern hints at retirement

In announcing a new collective bargaining agreement, commissioner David Stern also predicted it would be the final NBA labor deal before he steps down.

NBA owners, players formally approve new CBA

David Stern announced that owners and players ratified a new collective bargaining agreement Thursday, the final step to ending the five-month lockout and paving the way for training camps and free agency to open Friday.

Dan Gilbert Emails David Stern to Complain About Chris Paul Trade ‘Travesty’

Dan Gilbert is back on his internet machine and firing off angry emails, only this one involved far less Comic Sans font than the last one. The Cavs owner sent an email to commissioner David Stern Thursday to protest the Chris Paul to the Lakers trade. Here’s what he wrote, according to an email obtained [...]

On NBA control of the Hornets, or what happens when a league fails to observe it’s own rules

On Thursday night, when Chris Paul's trade to the Los Angeles Lakers was abruptly blocked by Comissioner David Stern, many immediate reactions focused on the fact that the NBA -- specifically the 29 owners of its other teams -- owns the New Orleans Hornets. With that sort of control, it made some measure of sense that Stern would intervene, because it's technically his role...
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