Tagged: ‘David Stern’

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...

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...

NBA Looking to Increase Age Limit and D-League Salaries
April 23rd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The NBA is all about controlling their players. David Stern wanted to control how players acted, what they wore and then how old they had to be to enter the NBA. That's resulted in players wearing suits and watching what they say in fear of paying fines. It's also created...

NBA Discussing Changes to Playoff Format
April 11th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Every single post-season there are complaints about how the NBA conducts its playoffs. However, the scrutiny this season has the NBA thinking of changing its format. The NBA’s playoff always have incredible matchups. Sometimes it's the games assumed to be poor matchups that produce the best results. However, with the large disparity...

Adam Silver Replaced as NBA Deputy Commissioner by Mark Tatum
January 30th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
David Stern's time as an NBA Commissioner pretty much come to an end. His replacement, is the ever popular Adam Silver who served as his Deputy Commissioner since 2006. As Silver readies himself to fully step into the position as new Commissioner of the NBA he has endorsed Mark Tatum to...