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WATCH: Oh Yeah...1985 - The Fix is In for the Knicks?

Rumors fly that NBA Commissioner David Stern fixed the 1985 NBA Draft Lottery so that the New York Knicks would get Patrick Ewing.
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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

Hoopless in Seattle: Why the NBA should expand

By PJ Benasillo Recently, I was watching John Oliver’s piece about stadiums in the United States and he mentioned that the Milwaukee Bucks were threatening to move to Seattle - the former home of the Supersonics. This week we'll be giving the Emerald City a reason to stop crying into their Kevin Durant Sonics jerseys and a glimpse into what a future team in Seattle will look like...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 21, 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’s retirement cake was arena-shaped

Over the years here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we’ve posted some pretty unique birthday cakes but this image of David Stern’s retirement cake might be the best we’ve seen. Check out the below tweet from NBA super fan James Goldstein of the cake which shows the cake to be an arena-shape along with fans that include James (and what looks to be Woody Allen): Happy to be one of...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 30, 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

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 via...
Via Holdout Sports
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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