Tagged: ‘Adam Silver’

The NBA Needs New York Knicks, Large Markets to Play Better Basketball
December 22nd, 2015 at 7:57 PM
When the NBA signed a nine-year contracts with TNT and ESPN last year, it was done for triple the value of the league's previous deal. The $24 million deal also gave TNT and ESPN the right to hand-pick games to broadcast based on popularity. The national coverage of popular teams...

NBA to Investigate New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Incident with Matt Barnes
October 23rd, 2015 at 3:29 PM
Earlier today, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed the rumors that the league would launch an investigation into the incident between New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes, a forward for the Memphis Grizzlies. The incident occurred earlier this month at the home of Barnes' estranged wife, Gloria...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Supports Players Who Honor Eric Garner Despite Clothing Rules Violations
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:30 AM
It probably wouldn't have happened on David Stern's watch. He was very strict on the NBA dress code. However, with commissioner Adam Silver in charge we've seen shirts honoring Eric Garner that read “I Can’t Breathe” worn by NBA stars during warm ups. While Silver would rather players follow the...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Advocates for Sports Gambling
November 21st, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The NBA has already struck a partnership with the one-day fantasy site FanDuel. So it's not overly surprising that NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes sports gambling should be legalized and regulated. Remember, when NBA commissioner Adam Silver speaks he's doing so as a representative of the owners. Also remember, owners are...

Ads on NBA Jerseys Inevitable Under New Media Rights Deal
October 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
When the discussion of ads being put on NBA jerseys comes up fans envision Nascar paint jobs. However, things don't have to be so dramatic. In fact, European basketball teams have had ads on their jerseys for years. Under the newly signed media rights deal ads on NBA jerseys is...