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  • NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

    Former NBA great Nate Thurmond, a tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic sports figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with …


  • Silver sees healthy NBA, expects shorter preseason

    Commissioner Adam Silver is optimistic about the NBA’s health and relationship with its players, offering hope that the league can avoid another lockout in 2017.


  • NBA commissioner sees no Seattle team in near future

    Any arena plans for the Seattle area will be facing an “NHL first” scenario after NBA commissioner Adam Silver reiterated Thursday he expects no league expansion or relocation for at …


  • Isaiah Austin dreams again after health keeps him from NBA

    WACO, Texas – Isaiah Austin has gone from potential first-round NBA draft pick to getting on his hands and knees during Baylor practices, wiping up sweat when players fall to …


  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Salary cap is not ’un-American’

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday he “couldn’t disagree more” with comments made by Players Association executive director Michele Roberts about the league’s salary system. Roberts told ESPN.com that the …


  • NBA in it for long run

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will run the first three miles of the New York City Marathon on Sunday as part of a 24-person relay of basketball luminaries. Dikembe Mutombo will …


  • Silver: Sterling hasn’t signed off yet

    SAN ANTONIO – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says Donald Sterling still hasn’t signed off on the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, but believes the process is nearing completion. Sterling …


  • Slouch critiques da bosses

    Every 50 years, Couch Slouch assesses the commissioners of the four major professional sports leagues. The last time I did it, I was in kindergarten – without the far-flung knowledge …


  • Jerry Brewer: Adam Silver and NBA cut through the red tape

    SEATTLE – Adam Silver was seething. It’s not often that you can feel such an emotion through a television, especially without the help of an actor and director, but the …


  • Sterling first major challenge for Silver

    Adam Silver’s first crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal leaving those associated with the game wondering how strongly and swiftly the league will …


  • Two for the money

    Adam Silver said he’s heard the “Bill Gates theory” numerous times: You shouldn’t be required to attend college to become a millionaire. But the new NBA commissioner believes basketball players …


  • Silver replaces Stern as NBA commissioner

    Adam Silver has become the NBA’s fifth commissioner. The NBA posted a picture on its Twitter account Saturday of Silver (pictured, left) holding a basketball and shaking hands with outgoing …


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