Stories tagged: David Stern
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Stern improved NBA
David Stern remembers the days when an NBA staff that numbered about two dozen was just trying to keep some teams in existence long enough to get them on national …
Sun., April 27, 2014
Grip on Sports: Nothing wrong with transfers
Wednesday: There are some questions that are impossible to answer definitively. Like why the M’s are so mediocre year-in and year-out. Or why Pete Carroll is always smiling. Or why …
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014
Ex-NBA commissioner Stern voted into Hall of Fame
NEW ORLEANS – David Stern is going from the NBA commissioner’s office to the Hall of Fame. The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall …
Sun., Feb. 2, 2014
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 …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014
Rodman says game a gift
PYONGYANG, North Korea – Dennis Rodman said Monday that a game he and other former National Basketball Association players are planning in North Korea will be a “birthday present” for …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
NBA owners switch to 2-2-1-1-1 series format in finals
NEW YORK – Beginning with the 2014 NBA Finals, the higher-seeded team will host Games 1, 2, 5 and 7. The lower seed gets Games 3, 4 and 6, following …
Wed., May 15, 2013, 10 p.m.
Seattle still without NBA after relocation denied
After nearly four months spent awaiting a decision on the return of professional basketball, Seattle was left Wednesday feeling jilted again. And wondering when, and if, the NBA will ever …
Wed., April 3, 2013, 9:43 p.m.
Sacramento, Seattle groups present to NBA owners
The future home of the Kings may not be settled this month after all. With owners facing a difficult choice between a move to Seattle or the team staying put …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2011
Dallas fans boo Stern at ceremony
DALLAS – NBA Commissioner David Stern opened his lockout-delayed season by hearing boos from Mavericks fans. Stern was in Dallas for the NBA finals rematch between the Mavericks and Heat, …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2011
Players dismiss Stern, NBA’s current offer
NEW YORK – NBA players made it clear Tuesday: No deal. No fear of Commissioner David Stern’s ultimatum, either.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011
Slouch looks in as NBA commish finds ways to pass the time
David Stern’s NBA – the only NBA many of us have ever known – is teetering momentarily, locked in a labor-management dispute marked by greed, power, lust and, I’m sure, …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011, 7:48 p.m.
NBA cancels first two weeks of season
NBA Commissioner David Stern has canceled the first two weeks of the season after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2011
NBA cancels all preseason games amid stalemate
NEW YORK – Commissioner David Stern floated it as an idea more than a firm proposal: a 50-50 revenue split. Even so, the union’s reply was unequivocal.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2011
NBA plans to cancel training camps, some exhibitions
NEW YORK – No labor deal, no training camps and no telling what else the NBA could lose. The lockout is about to start inflicting damage on the preseason schedule …
Sun., Feb. 15, 2009
Stern says NBA will endure economic crisis
PHOENIX – David Stern realizes the financial crisis makes growth difficult, so he’ll settle for not losing much. The NBA commissioner said Saturday that his league is holding steady and …