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Sacramento Kings To Name Street After David Stern

The news came out of the Sacramento Kings community that the franchise is attempting to change the street name of their new Golden 1 Center to “500 David J. Stern Walk”. (per Golden 1 Center news). David Stern, who was the NBA Commissioner at the time, played a significant role in the decision-making process on […] Sacramento Kings To Name Street After David Stern - A Royal...
Via A Royal Pain
4 days ago

Golden 1 Center address to be named after former NBA Commissioner David Stern

Each day we get closer and closer to the opening of the Golden 1 Center, a building that was decades in the making. Frankly, it still doesn’t seem real, and I’ve seen it with my own eyes. The Kings sent out a press release this morning announcing that they applied for an address change for the street leading up to the arena to rename it in honor of former NBA commissioner David...
Via Sactown Royalty
4 days ago

Adam Silver is the new standard-bearer for league commisioners

On July 21st the NBA released a statement regarding its plans to move the All-Star game out of Charlotte due to North Carolina’s approval of the HB2 act which limits the rights of the LGBT community. This move, while controversial, promotes the NBA’s support of human equality and shouldn’t come as a shock for NBA fans or the Charlotte locals. Since Adam Silver has taken...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA commish David Stern defends daily fantasy sports

Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern defended the controversial daily fantasy sports industry at the Sports Business Journal Intercollegiate Athletics Forum in New York on Thursday. "The current issues around it are ridiculous,” Stern told reporters. “It's clearly a game of skill." The NBA, which Stern was commissioner of from 1984 to 2014, has embraced daily fantasy sports the...
Via Yardbarker
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: David Stern being pushed to run for NYC mayor in 2017

By David Cunningham Former commissioner David Stern entered the NBA Hall of Fame in 2014, but now he might be entering a different distinguished hall: the New York City Hall. The 72-year-old reportedly is being urged by friends to run for New York mayor in 2017, per New York Post contributor Richard Johnson. Current Mayor Bill de Blasio’s re-election appears unlikely, and friends...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Friends urging David Stern to run for mayor of NYC

By Steve DelVecchio From NBA commissioner to Mayor of New York City? That’s what some friends are hoping will happen with David Stern. The New York Post is reporting that friends are pushing the former NBA commissioner to run for mayor of the city. A friend cites Stern’s toughness, popularity, and background as a native New Yorker as reasons why he would be a great fit as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2015  |  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's longest-serving and most...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

David Stern does the Top 10 on The Late Show with Letterman

David Stern is retiring after 30-years of being the NBA Commissioner in February.  The 71-year-old went on The Late Show with David Stern Wednesday night, and presented the Top 10 list. Read a good piece of Stern’s successor, Adam Silver from the New York Times here. The post David Stern does the Top 10 on The Late Show with Letterman appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 30, 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

David Stern Chokes While Drinking Water, Smiles When Caught on Camera (Video)

David Stern has had a few too many — too many waters, that is. The NBA commissioner ran into a little problem while trying to take a swig from a bottle of water in the stands. Instead of a smooth sip of refreshment, Stern briefly choked on his H2O. If that’s what happens when Stern drinks water, our money’s not on him if he takes the cinnamon challenge. At least Stern was good...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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