The gang took a road trip Tuesday night to check out the local NBA team, the Phoenix Suns, take on the San Antonio Spurs…and NBA Commissioner David Stern showed up.
NBA commissioner David Stern has almost been as much a constant in the NBA as the basketball itself. To think of the league without him is strange.
David Stern proclaimed what has long been assumed — he will recommend deputy commissioner Adam Silver to succeed him as when he retires.
Cuban wants the world to know that the league-owned Hornets, with NBA commissioner David Stern calling the shots as de-facto owner, screwed up in making that trade.
NBA Commissioner David Stern opened his lockout-delayed season by hearing boos from Dallas Mavericks fans on Christmas Day.
“It’s more about the fact that the NBA kind of gave up on the CBA before giving it a chance, and to me, that made them hypocritical, very hypocritical, and that didn’t sit well with me.” said Cuban.
Three days later, NBA executives are still acting like children over the Chris Paul non trade.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban said the league went through the lockout to prevent this very type of deal in which small-market teams lose their superstars.
NBA owners and players have reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout.
Union executive director Billy Hunter says the players’ association is prepared to file antitrust action against the NBA. He says this is the best situation for “players can get their due process.”
After two days of making some progress on salary cap issues, the two sides brought the revenue split back into the discussion and got stuck on both.
The talks Wednesday into Thursday morning were about the salary cap system, and Commissioner David Stern said they likely will stick with that issue when they resume.