David Stern

  • Silver succeeds Stern as NBA commissioner

    2/1/14 5:02 PM

    Adam Silver has become the NBA's fifth commissioner, succeeding outgoing commissioner David Stern, who retired after exactly 30 years in charge. Silver joined the NBA as Stern's assistant in 1992 and has been the deputy commissioner since 2006.

  • David Stern: NBA chief announces his plans to retire in '14

    10/26/12 1:01 PM Comment

    He took the NBA around the globe in nearly three decades as commissioner, turning what was a second-rate league into a projected $5-billion-a-year industry.