Tagged: ‘Adam Silver’

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...

Commissioner Adam Silver Set to Announce New Broadcast Contract Monday
October 5th, 2014 at 9:43 PM
Back in early September, Knicks 101 reported that the NBA was trying to complete new television contract that would bring a lot more revenue to the league moving forward. It looks like the negotiations are now complete because Monday the league will announce its new media-rights partnerships. ***PHOTO1*** Monday, October 6, the...

Longtime NBA Referee Dick Bavetta Retiring
July 31st, 2014 at 6:06 PM
When it comes to referees, umpires and officials most are fairly nameless. The ones who are known are either recognized because they are perceived as cool or because fans thing they are bad at their jobs. Over the years, Dick Bavetta has been both. Some, even within the NBA, believe...