Silver says NBA could help college players

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is an advocate for raising the league's age limit, and he thinks his latest idea may help players want to stay in school a little longer. Silver, who replaced David Stern in February, said subsidizing college players may be a concept that's worth exploring. "Rather than focusing on a salary and thinking of them as employees, I would go to...
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2014 Basketball HOF Class Announced Featuring Alonzo Mourning, Mitch Ritchmond, David Stern

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame named its 2014 Hall of Fame class on Monday to be inducted on August 8 in Springfield, Mass. The list of inductees features Alonzo Mourning, Mitch Ritchmond, David Stern, Nolan Richardson, Gary Williams, Bob Leonard, Nat Clifton, Sarunas Marciulionis, Guy Rogers and the early ’70s AIAW National Championship teams of Immaculata University...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Sponsor Logos On NBA Jerseys A Good Idea?

David Stern is gone, and it is now Adam Silver’s turn to grow the NBA. His latest idea includes the notion that in just five years, sponsor logos on NBA jerseys will be a thing. While this could explain (at least partially) why sleeves have appeared more and more throughout the NBA, the ads on jerseys are coming regardless, because C.R.E.A.M. Currently on the NBA’s roster of...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Silver replaces Stern as NBA commissioner

Adam Silver has become the NBA's fifth commissioner. The NBA posted a picture on its Twitter account Saturday of Silver holding a basketball and shaking hands with outgoing commissioner David Stern. ''It's official: Adam Silver succeeds David Stern as NBA Commissioner'' the caption read. Stern retired after exactly 30 years in charge, making him the NBA...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

David Stern presents Top 10 on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

David Stern swung by "Late Show with David Letterman" to present a Top 10 list of things he learned in his 30 years as NBA commissioner.
Via Gamedayr
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Stern has some trouble drinking out of a water bottle

Outgoing NBA Commissioner David Stern was in the Barclays Center crowd Thursday night as the Brooklyn Nets hosted the Los Angeles Clippers. TNT television cameras found Stern and put him on the air just as he was taking a sip from a water bottle, and managed to capture the awkward moment when Stern choked as he apparently drank too much too fast.How's that for bad timing?Video...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

David Stern is down with New Orleans Pelicans mascot Pierre?

It has been three weeks into the season, and children in and around New Orleans still cannot get much sleep with Pierre the Pelican haunting the New Orleans Arena. The smiling, green monstrosity of a bird made quite the wave in social media with his haunting smile. Hugo is rolling around in his hive waiting for the Hornets to return (Rufus is dreading this inevitable decision)...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA sends anti-bullying memos to teams in response to Dolphins

Looking to avoid any controversies like the one currently embroiling the Miami Dolphins, the NBA reminded all its teams on Friday that bullying and hazing will not be tolerated. The NBA sent a memo to all 30 teams citing specific acts that would violate league policy, ESPN.com reports. The memo specifically mentions the situation involving Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, and...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

David Stern given David Stern bobblehead by Adam Silver (photo/GIF)

Just because: the David Stern bobblehead. pic.twitter.com/w6F3h8eVrq — Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) October 23, 2013 With his retirement getting nearer and nearer, longtime NBA commissioner David Stern currently presided over his last preseason Board of Governors meeting. To commemorate the occasion, Adam Silver, Stern’s hand-picked replacement who has been well-groomed for the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Stern warns owners of Knicks, Nets?

NBA commissioner David Stern reportedly has informed the ownership of both the Knicks and the Nets to cool it with all the antipathy between the franchises.

Via New York Sports-Kings
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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