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NBA has really gone global in the finals

...International growth has been a key part of the NBA's business model for years, so much so that former commissioner David Stern often and famously said that the league would have teams in Europe within a decade. There's an international broadcasting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-13/nba-has-really-gone-global-fi
Mourning, Richmond, Williams, Richardson among 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class

...1970s, also was chosen.They joined the previously announced class of 2014 that includes retired NBA Commissioner David Stern. The induction ceremony is Aug. 8 in Springfield, Mass.Richardson was honored 20 years after leading Arkansas to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-07/mourning-richmond-williams-ri
New NBA commissioner Adam Silver not likely to make major changes

...commissioner, a chance to tell a worldwide viewing audience how he plans to make the NBA bigger and better than it was under David Stern.Don't expect anything major.After working so closely with Stern during his 22 years at the league, Silver's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-10/new-nba-commissionor-adam-sil
Kyle Korver, Hawks overcome All-Star Kevin Love's 43 points to beat Timberwolves

...account Saturday of Silver holding a basketball and shaking hands with outgoing commissioner David Stern."It's official: Adam Silver succeeds David Stern as NBA Commissioner" the caption read.Stern retired after exactly 30 years in charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-01/kyle-korver-hawks-overcome-al
Nets hold on to edge Heat

...Celtics star Bill Russell watched the unveiling of his statue Friday at City Hall Plaza. Team owners, NBA Commissioner David Stern, Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino were there, along with NBA greats Bill Walton, Charles Barkley and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-11-01/nets-hold-edge-heat
NBA: New looks around the league, and familiar sight of James, Heat

...moved on and Derrick Rose came back, though Kobe Bryant won't quite yet. Nine first-time coaches are coming in and David Stern will soon head out.With different looks all around the NBA in 2013-14, one familiar sight remains: LeBron James...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-10-28/nba-new-looks-around-league-and-f
NBA to change finals format beginning in 2014

NEW YORK - The 2-3-2 NBA Finals format is following David Stern out of the league.NBA owners unanimously voted Wednesday to return to the 2-2-1-1-1 format, believing the travel inconveniences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-23/nba-change-finals-format-begi
Overtime

...NBA spokesman Tim Frank said Sunday.The format was switched beginning in 1985, a recommendation Commissioner David Stern has said came in part from former Celtics boss Red Auerbach to reduce the cross-country trips between Boston and Los...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-29/overtime
Budding rivals to share when Knicks, Nets play host to All-Star weekend in 2015

...for basketball. It's good for the teams. It's good for the NBA, and it's great for the city," Commissioner David Stern said Wednesday.With two state-of-the-art venues after the construction of the Barclays Center, and a three-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-09-25/budding-rivals-share-when-kni
Overtime

...Ginobili and Danny Green, was in the team's best interest. The league wasn't happy about it, and Commissioner David Stern promised that they would be penalized.Stern said "this was an unacceptable decision" and "substantial sanctions will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-11-29/overtime