Adam Silver

David Stern helped build a league so large he couldn’t lead it
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Ray Ratto
January 03, 2020 - 9:19 am
Of all the encomiums of David Stern in the days since his death on New Year's Day, all of them written by people who fought with themselves to figure out how to commingle the creative figure, the inventive monetizer and the rampant bully over strong and weak alike, the one that seems to have been...
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Karl Buscheck
July 03, 2018 - 11:07 am
Damon Bruce found out about the surprise signing of DeMarcus Cousins live on 95.7 The Game in the midst of Monday’s show. It was radio gold. Fittingly, Damon was in the middle of talking about JaVale’s exit when it all went down… “Hold on. Wait a minute. We’ve got breaking news.” “Shams Charania...
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Karl Buscheck
June 20, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Adam Silver, the NBA commissioner, was on ESPN Radio’s “Golic and Wingo” on Wednesday morning discussing an array of topics, including the common complaint that the Warriors have wrecked the league’s competitive balance. The commish offered a nuanced reply, putting the Warriors capture of Kevin...
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Karl Buscheck
February 16, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Adam Silver, commissioner of the NBA, joined “The Jump” with Rachel Nichols on ESPN and pulled back the curtain on why the league’s inaugural All-Star draft wasn’t televised. Long story short, Silver implied that Stephen Curry, who along with LeBron James was one of the captains, wasn’t on board...
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Karl Buscheck
July 24, 2017 - 12:15 pm
In the midst of an entertaining and at times chaotic offseason, NBA commissioner Adam Silver joined "The Rich Eisen Show" on Monday morning to provide his perspective on the summer of intrigue. The commish offered his candid thoughts on the situation in Cleveland where Kryie Irving has reportedly...
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Karl Buscheck
July 21, 2017 - 11:41 am
NBA commissioner Adam Silver sat down with C.J. McCollum, star guard for the Portland Trail Blazers and a sometime correspondent of The Players' Tribune, and discussed an array of topics during a pre-draft conversation. During the sit-down with McCollum, Silver explained whether he'd like to see...
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Karl Buscheck
July 12, 2017 - 12:49 pm
During his press conference at the NBA's Board of Governors meeting in Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, commissioner Adam Silver addressed the idea of doing away with conferences. Adam Silver: "I assume we will" look again at top 16 teams making playoffs regardless of conference. "Not at top of...
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