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 9 months ago 35,793 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 10 months ago 4,329 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 10 months ago 113,427 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 10 months ago 1,478 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 10 months ago 25,868 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 10 months ago 33,005 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 10 months ago 17,455 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 10 months ago 7,513 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 10 months ago 19,755 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 10 months ago 15,320 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 11 months ago 1,346 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 11 months ago 1,787 reads 1 comments