New Commissioner Adam Silver’s policies have won over the Dallas Mavericks owner, who had a long-running and costly feud with former commissioner David Stern.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a well documented past with David Stern. He also has a parting gift for the retiring NBA commissioner.
NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire in February 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.
David Stern proclaimed what has long been assumed — he will recommend deputy commissioner Adam Silver to succeed him as when he retires.
NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the first two weeks of the season Monday after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout.