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  1. Ranadive: I'll lead the motion to force sale

    Henry Abbott

    Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive shared his thoughts by phone shortly after NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced a $2.5 million fine and lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Silver also declared he would encourage NBA o...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  2. Bring on the 4-pointers

    Henry Abbott

    Tom Haberstroh has a HoopIdea for incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver....

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. David Stern on strong unions

    Henry Abbott

    In an interview taped Tuesday with coach Mike Krzyzewski, to be aired Wednesday evening on Sirius XM's "Basketball and Beyond with Coach K", NBA Commissioner David Stern addresses the turmoil at the National Basketball Players Association. The union'...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  4. Adam Silver: The NBA's next commissioner

    Henry Abbott

    AP Photo/Kathy WillensIn February 2014, Adam Silver will take over as NBA commissioner from David Stern. Fun though working for the NBA would appear to be from the outside, in reality, the day-to-day business is a tangle of legal documents, tough ne...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  5. David Stern on SuperSonic potential

    Henry Abbott

    On Tuesday in Oklahoma City, before the former Supersonics won Game 1 of the Finals, NBA Commissioner David Stern addressed the potential for an NBA team returning to Seattle. The two obstacles are huge, as the city has a potential NBA owner in hedge...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  6. NBA committee to address flopping

    Henry Abbott

    Flopping has become a very big topic in the NBA lately. For years the toughest anti-flopping rhetoric has come from Jeff Van Gundy. But these days, NBA Commissioner David Stern is giving the ESPN commentator a run for his money. (To Stern, the word "...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  7. Owners on David Stern's CBA

    Henry Abbott

    In today's New York Times, Mark Heisler reports on an exchange, between Clippers owner Donald Sterling and NBA commissioner David Stern, from the early days of the NBA labor negotiations: Several people in the room, none of whom wanted to be quoted ...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  8. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: Five days into this new NBA, there is already a new rivalry. The city of Los Angeles versus David Stern. We don't like each other, not anymore, not one bit, not after the NBA commissioner's misuse of his powers...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  9. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    John DeShazier of The Times-Picayune: An apology is owed to the 10,000 Hornets fans that NBA Commissioner David Stern and the league's 29 owners not-so-gently urged to buy season tickets to make the Hornets viable in New Orleans and more attractive t...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  10. NBA commissioner David Stern hints at retirement

    Henry Abbott

    In announcing a new collective bargaining agreement, commissioner David Stern also predicted it would be the final NBA labor deal before he steps down.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  11. NBA negotiations in a handy chart

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop reader David created a chart of the two sides' collective bargaining offers to date. The other day, on Bill Simmons' podcast, NBA Commissioner David Stern wondered why the players had scoffed at the owners' offer to cut player salaries just...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  12. Sources: NBA commissioner David Stern, NBPA's Billy Hunter talkin...

    Henry Abbott

    NBA commissioner David Stern and National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter have been meeting face-to-face to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement, sources close to the talks told on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  13. David Stern on contraction

    Henry Abbott

    Fox's Jason Whitlock and NBA commissioner David Stern discussed The Decision, LeBron-as-villain, cooperation with the players union, "respect for the game" technicals (Stern wishes he'd done it sooner), and more. Particularly fascinating, to me, w...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  14. Plenty of Heat in the young NBA season

    Henry Abbott

    The Heat are coming to New York to play the Knicks, renew a rivalry, and highlight -- according to dignitaries assembled in Manhattan on Thursday -- an NBA season that is off to a great start. NBA commissioner David Stern, ESPN head George Bodenhe...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  15. David Stern meets the press

    Henry Abbott

    Meeting the media at the conclusion of the NBA's board of governors meeting at the St. Regis Hotel in New York, NBA commissioner David Stern expressed measured optimism about the business of basketball in the years to come. For instance, as Chris ...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  16. Stern proposition

    Henry Abbott

    Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images NBA Commissioner David Stern discusses the NBA's fractious relations with the player's union. There are a thousand story lines of All-Star weekend. Most of them are fun: Dunk contests, 3-point shootouts, and divvyi...

    Blog | February 13, 2010