During David Stern's tenure as commissioner expansion fees for NBA teams went from $6 million to $300 million.
The man who steered the NBA from an afterthought to a global juggernaut dicusses his career.
We love the dirt, and there isn’t any. This reminds me of nothing so much as David Geffen’s “American Masters,” which he paid for, it’s a tribute to his accomplishments, but it didn’t reveal who he really was. And Jimmy Iovine did not reveal who he truly was on Stern. I’m not saying he didn’t […]
David Stern hasn't had an opportunity to veto this one yet but some fans have questions about this
Former NBA commissioner David Stern said Seattle was given every opportunity to keep the Sonics, but nothing worked.
Former NBA commissioner David Stern says in interview that he has 'done more for people of color than Bryant Gumbel has' as he recalls 2011 lockout.
Gumbel called Stern a “modern-day plantation overseer” back in 2011. Almost six years after HBO’s Bryant Gumbel called David Stern a “plantation overseer,” the former NBA commissioner said he has “done more for people of color” thanShow More Summary
It may seem strange now — when the NBA’s TV ratings are strong, its television revenue astronomical and labor peace reached with little public acrimony — but the league and its players were barely on speaking terms just six years ago. The 2011 lockout lasted more than four months and erased 16 games from the […]
Former NBA commissioner David Stern has been the focus of plenty of criticism over the years, but some of the harshest and most backlash-provoking came from HBO Real Sports host Bryant Gumbel during the 2011 NBA lockout, where Gumbel...Show More Summary
David Stern says Mitch Kupchak "panicked." The post David Stern Blames Lakers GM for Botched Chris Paul Trade appeared first on SLAMonline.
Does anyone remember the failed trade attempt between the then New Orleans Hornets and Los Angeles Lakers, which would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers? Former NBA commissioner David Stein does. And you will not believe what he has to say about the three-team deal (courtesy of the New York Times) that he and the NBA front office shot down. Show More Summary
The commissioner's infamous veto of the Paul trade could have been different
David Stockman has a stern message for investors: They're living in a fantasy land about Trump. "I don't know what the stock market is thinking but if they have faith in a giant fiscal stimulus and tax cut then it's a delusional faith...Show More Summary
The former commish does not like the NBA’s fascination with rest. The post David Stern: ‘Shame On The Brooklyn Nets’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
It's one thing to rest your stars for a playoff push.
The Nets rested starters in a game that influenced the East’s playoff picture. But it’s part of a greater trend posing an issue for the league office. Former NBA commissioner David Stern voiced his disappointment with the Brooklyn Nets...Show More Summary
Stern took issue with the Nets' decision to rest players on the final night of the season.
Just because he's not commissioner doesn't mean Stern isn't paying close attention.
Former NBA commissioner knows David Stern knows he left the League in very good hands. The post David Stern ‘in Awe’ of NBA’s Potential appeared first on SLAMonline.
Former Commissioner David Stern tells AP he's bullish on NBA and wowed by how players shoot