1. Mark Cuban Reveals 1st Big Change in Post-Stern Era: More Transparency on Refs

    NEW YORK — The NBA really has changed quite dramatically under Adam Silver. We know this because Mark Cuban is now gushing over decisions made by the commissioner’s office...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 6 months ago 35,663 reads 71 comments

  2. David Stern Reportedly Won't Attend All-Star Game

    The NBA All-Star Game is right around the corner. But one person who isn't expected to be in attendance is David Stern . Stern, the NBA's longtime commissioner, is slated to relinquish his post on Feb...

    Sim Risso Written by Sim Risso about 7 months ago 4,274 reads 10 comments

  3. Poll Shows Seattle and OKC Fans Have Very Different Opinions on David Stern Era

    NBA commissioner David Stern is officially stepping down after 30 years in charge on Feb. 1, 2014, so SportsNation decided to poll the country to see how it felt about him...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 7 months ago 113,376 reads 254 comments

  4. ESPN SportsNation Map Shows Where David Stern Earned A and F Grades in Tenure

    With David Stern's tenure at the helm of the NBA drawing to a close, the world is being given a chance to reflect on his time in office. We're now at the point where we can ponder the changes he's made, both positive and negative...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 1,358 reads 10 comments

  5. Mark Cuban Says Goodbye to David Stern with Warm Embrace

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has had his fair share of spats with outgoing NBA commissioner David Stern , racking up just under $2 million in public fines since he bought the Mavs in 2000...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 7 months ago 25,836 reads 35 comments

  6. David Stern's NBA Legacy: Growing the Game and Growing Fan Discontent

    NEW YORK — When the clock strikes midnight Saturday, David Stern will cease to be the NBA commissioner, and authority will quietly pass to his protege, Adam Silver, the first such transition in 30 years...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 7 months ago 32,762 reads 132 comments

  7. David Stern Was Right Commissioner at Right Time, And Now It's Time to Move on

    Talk about David Stern ’s genius invariably begins with his business acumen, having made a too-black, too-drug-infested sport wildly popular with white corporate America and ...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 7 months ago 17,395 reads 93 comments

  8. A Photo History of David Stern's Illustrious Career as NBA Commissioner

    David Stern 's handshake is a very powerful thing. It grants entry into a highly exclusive club, makes lifelong dreams reality and conveys immense wealth to those smart enough and dedicated enough to take full advantage of what comes after it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 months ago 7,448 reads 28 comments

  9. Takeaways from David Stern's Final Press Conference as NBA Commissioner

    David Stern is nearing the end of his highly successful run as NBA commissioner, but his final press conference in London proved that he's still on top of the key questions facing the league he helped build...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 months ago 19,669 reads 117 comments

  10. Mark Cuban Wants 'One Final Fine' from Commissioner David Stern

    Only Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban would beg NBA commissioner David Stern to take more of his money. Stern is set to retire Feb. 1, 2014, the 30th anniversary of his tenure as the Association's commissioner...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 15,153 reads 22 comments

  11. Lakers vs. Rockets: Should the NBA Put an End to Hack-a-Dwight Howard?

    In Wednesday night's Lakers vs. Rockets game, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni implemented the always unpopular Hack-a-Howard strategy. The usual chorus of boos followed from the Houston fans...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 8 months ago 1,196 reads 6 comments

  12. David Stern's Signature Replaced with Adam Silver's on NBA Basketballs

    David Stern ’s reign as NBA commissioner will end on Feb. 1, 2014, when he retires from the position, but his name is already being replaced on regulation basketballs by his heir-apparent Adam Silver's signature...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 8 months ago 1,660 reads 1 comments

  13. Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Hasn't Forgiven David Stern for Chris Paul Trade Veto

    Why yes, Los Angeles Lakers general manager, Mitch Kupchak , does hold grudges. Speaking at an event for Lakers season-ticket holders, Kupchak took the opportunity to laud ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 months ago 42,370 reads 147 comments

  14. Why the NBA Shouldn't Allow the Miami Heat to Wear Nickname Jerseys

    So much for everything David Stern has done to clean up the NBA 's image. Not even a decade ago, David Stern and Co...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 9 months ago 3,037 reads 12 comments

  15. David Stern, League Office Address Bullying, Hazing with NBA Teams

    The American sports world is still wrestling over the infamous Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin hazing controversy. What started in the Miami Dolphins locker room has not only infected the entire NFL, but it also threatens other leagues as well...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 10 months ago 5,834 reads 14 comments

  16. As the Ball Bounces: Silver Name Replaces Stern's on February 1

    In what had become a little bit of a sticky issue, Scott Soshnick of B loomberg News today reported that the NBA will indeed switch its signature ball midseason from one ...

    Jerry Milani Written by Jerry Milani about 10 months ago 3,322 reads 2 comments

  17. Kanye West Compared Himself to 'David Stern' and Jesus on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

    Kanye West wants to be the “ David Stern ” of music—just not the one that trolls the NBA draft and cancels blockbuster trades every year...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 11 months ago 10,733 reads 23 comments

  18. The Unmatchable Legacy of David Stern

    Outgoing NBA commissioner David Stern carefully crafted his 15-month exit strategy. During the NBA's Board of Governors meetings in October 2012, Stern announced his plan to vacate his post on Feb...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 12 months ago 14,239 reads 95 comments