TAG: Adam Silver

NBA / Jul 16, 2014 / 12:30 pm

NBA Considering A Potential Mid-Season Tournament

Adam Silver

Commissioner Adam Silver met with the media yesterday in Las Vegas after a Board of Governors meeting. He touched on several topics, including a potential mid-season tournament, an awards show, the Clippers ownership situation and more. Read More »

College, D-League, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2014 / 11:45 am

The 5 Biggest Winners In The 2014 NBA Draft

Adam Silver, Dante Exum

The 2014 NBA Draft has come and gone. There were cheers, tears, surprises and more flashy suits than you can count on one hand. Most importantly, however, Thursday night served as a key stepping stone for the league’s 30 teams as they attempted to improve their rosters and take the next step up in the NBA’s hierarchy. It was also an opportunity to showcase where this future talent comes from and share origin stories that can only warm the heart. Read More »

NBA Draft, Video / Jun 27, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Adam Silver And The NBA Draft Isaiah Austin

Isaiah Austin

Isaiah Austin (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Last night’s draft in Brooklyn was purportedly sold out, with fans raucously awaiting a crowd of intriguing players eager to hear their names called. The very best moment at the Barclays Center came between pick No. 15 and 16 when Adam Silver called the name Isaiah Austin, the Baylor center who had recently been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a career ending genetic condition. Read More »

DimeTV / Jun 23, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Screen & Roll Vol. 4: NBA Draft, “Space Jam” & More

Adam Silver, David Stern

With the blink-and-you-missed it way basketball has infiltrated our online and television lives, it’s only fair you get some warning for what’s up next. Whether it’s a basketball game halfway around the world, the NBA Finals, a revealing interview, or a high school star’s mix tape, we’ve got you covered with our “Screen & Roll” recap of what’s coming on for the coming week. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 20, 2014 / 11:00 am

NBA Logos Moved To Back Of Jerseys, Ads May Be Next

Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets unveiled their new jerseys yesterday. There was a small stylistic change which will end up having a huge impact on how league uniforms will look moving forward. Read More »

NBA / Jun 16, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: The Full Spurs Championship Ceremony

San Antonio Spurs, Larry O'Brien Trophy

The San Antonio Spurs are your 2014 NBA Champions, so check out commissioner Adam Silver performing his first championship ceremony as he hands over the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Spurs owner Peter Holt, general manager R.C. Buford, coach Gregg Popovich and the amazing Spurs players covered in champagne. The best-run franchise in the NBA has added another piece of hardware to their trophy case. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 13, 2014 / 11:15 am

Report: Donald Sterling Hires Private Eyes To Investigate Silver & Owners

Donald Sterling

Four days after withdrawing support of the Los Angeles Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer, league pariah Donald Sterling has taken new measures to fight back against the NBA. According to NBC and the Associated Press, Sterling has hired four teams of private investigators to investigate Adam Silver, David Stern, and the league’s 29 other owners. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 9, 2014 / 11:44 pm

Report: Donald Sterling Reneges; Will Fight Sale Of Clippers & Still Sue

Donald Sterling

It seems the detritus left over from Donald Sterling‘s tenure as owner of the Clippers still hasn’t been expunged. Less than a day after NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a press conference right before Game 2 Sterling had dropped his lawsuit against the NBA and agreed to the sale of the team — through wife Shelly — to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, he’s welshed on the deal. Read More »

NBA / May 21, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Adam Silver Grew Up Idolizing Magic Johnson

Adam Silver

Adam Silver is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated. The issue contains a longform profile from Lee Jenkins on the commissioner which sheds light on Silver’s back story, including his childhood, growing up in New York, and most interesting of all, how he idolized Magic Johnson growing up. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / May 20, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Awesome Adam Silver T-Shirt For A Great Cause

Adam Silver

Many of us celebrated when Adam Silver dropped the hammer on Donald Sterling last month with a lifetime suspension and $2.5 million fine for racist marks made on a leaked audio tape. Silver received universal praise from the public, including owners, coaches and players in the league. Now, there’s a t-shirt you can buy to celebrate the commissioner’s decision. Read More »