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David Stern tried to convince Jazz owner to stay open to moving team

Stern has always been good at playing devil's advocate. Bebeto Matthews APIt's hard to imagine an NBA without the Utah Jazz. And it's even harder to imagine Salt Lake City without its beloved basketball franchise. Yet if late Jazz owner Larry Miller had listened to David Stern, the Jazz might not be in Utah.Bryan J. Miller, son of Larry, has a new book out featuring 99 inspiring...
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Adam Silver on hack-a-player rules: My inclination is not to change it

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been open for change since he took over that role from David Stern in 2014. For Silver, it's been all about moving the NBA into the future.Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that changes to the Association's "hack-a-player" rules are going to be made any time soon.Speaking to ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" Tuesday morning — just hours before the NBA...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid president wants his team in NBA

The president of Real Madrid has his eyes set on some big goals. Specifically, Florentino Perez would like to get his team into the NBA. “I would love to have Real Madrid play in the NBA,” Perez said in a radio interview via ABC Spain. Perez also said he intends to speak with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about the matter when the Boston Celtics come to Spain in October to face...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 believe Stern...
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Friends urging David Stern to run for mayor of NYC

    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 mayor. Plus...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoopless in Seattle: Why the NBA should expand

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.  The threat...
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July 21, 2015  |  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.
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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.
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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...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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