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NBA prepares for possible labor battle after the 2016-17 season

...status.Ratings are high, the value of franchises has exploded and Commissioner Adam Silver has taken the ball from David Stern and powered forward.Silver, who recently celebrated one year on the job, has skillfully navigated around some sticky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-18/nba-prepares-possible-labor-b
With All-Star in New York a success, NBA would gain if Knicks could get NBA Finals there

...appearances and one series win since reaching the 2000 Eastern Conference finals.Silver, and former Commissioner David Stern before him, dismisses the need for the league to have a strong franchise in New York. Others disagree."The league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-15/all-star-new-york-success-nba
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...80-year-old Selig on Jan. 25. It's a generational change much like the NBA undertook when Adam Silver, then 51, replaced David Stern, 71, as commissioner in February. And like Silver, he was his boss' pick.Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
U.S. cuts basketball roster to 16 players

...injury is the most significant suffered by a U.S. player since pros were first used in 1992.Former NBA Commissioner David Stern and current Commissioner Adam Silver had floated the idea of an under-23 Olympic tournament before the 2012 Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-05/us-cuts-basketball-roster-16-
Former NBA commissioner David Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - David Stern remembers the days when an NBA staff that numbered about two dozen...of basketball. Admitting that I'm prejudiced toward basketball, David Stern could go down in our era as the greatest commissioner of all-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-04/former-nba-commissioner-david
Alonzo Mourning recalls long journey to Hall of Fame induction

...career that led him to the Springfield shrine. He was inducted in a class that also included former NBA commissioner David Stern, NCAA championship-winning coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams and six-time NBA All-Star Mitch Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-08/alonzo-mourning-recalls-long-
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
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 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