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  • • Stephon Marbury advised Adam Silver to suspend NBA season?
    Stephon Marbury has reemerged on the American sports scene thanks to a welcome and inspirational act this week, and it also sounds like he advised Adam Silver to put the NBA on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic before the commissioner went through with that difficult decision. Marbury resurrected his professional basketball career overseas and ultimately became an icon in China. Marbury was i...2020
  • • Coronavirus: NBA's highest-paid executives, including Adam Silver, will take 20 percent pay cut, per report
    The leaders at the NBA's league office are making a financial sacrifice...2020
  • • Report: NBA Reducing Execs’ Pay By 20 Percent
    The NBA is reportedly slashing the salaries of top-earning executives in the League office by 20% as its hiatus stretches on. The pay cut, in response to the devastating financial impact of the coronavirus global pandemic, is said to include commissioner Adam Silver. The NBA recently extended its credit limit to $1.2 billion. Per ESPN: […] The post Report: NBA Reducing Execs’ Pay By 20...2020
  • • NBA reducing salaries for league's top-earning execs, including Adam Silver
    The NBA is temporarily implementing a 20 percent base salary reduction for approximately 100 of its highest-earning executives around the world, sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The move may sound similar to one the Sixers considered earlier this week before they reversed course when met with a PR backlash. However, the key difference here is that the NBA’s cutbacks will only impact top lea...2020
  • • Report: NBA cutting salaries for top-earning executives due to shutdown
    Like many organizations across the world, the NBA is exploring ways to stay afloat while business is effectively shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the changes the league has decided to implement is reducing the salaries of some of its highest-earning executives. The NBA will temporarily reduce the base salaries of approximately 100 top executives by 20 percent, reports ESPN’s Adria...2020
  • • Enes Kanter: Adam Silver deserves MVP award for his steady leadership
    NBA players routinely laud Adam Silver for his steady, practical and inspiring brand of leadership, and Boston Celtics star Enes Kanter became the latest one to praise the commissioner for his handling of the league’s hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The NBA, under Silver’s guidance, continues to methodically explore every possible option available to make the determination on whether or no...2020
  • • Mark Cuban Hopeful NBA Returns ‘By the Middle of May’
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is optimistic the NBA’s current hiatus will be over “by the middle of May.” Cuban says games could initially be played without fans. Cuban adds that he is “proud” of commissioner Adam Silver‘s handling of the League’s response to the coronavirus global pandemic. Per WFAA: “Hopefully by the middle of […] The pos...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony praises Adam Silver over handling of NBA’s hiatus
    The NBA remains on an indefinite hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, but when it comes to how the league has handled the unprecedented situation, Portland Trail Blazers star Carmelo Anthony has nothing but praise for commissioner Adam Silver. The ongoing situation amid the hiatus obviously remains in flux, and at this point it’s unclear whether or not the NBA will resume the 2019-20 season. Re...2020
  • Carmelo Anthony supports Adam Silver, suspension of NBA season
    • Carmelo Anthony supports Adam Silver, suspension of NBA season
    “Anytime the NBA can suspend a season, you know that there’s more going on out there in the world.”...2020
  • • Adam Silver: ‘Too Soon to Tell’ Economic Impact of Coronavirus
    It is “too soon to tell” what the economic impact of the coronavirus global pandemic on the NBA will be, according to commissioner Adam Silver. “Obviously, it’s no a pretty picture,” concedes Silver. The League continues to hope that its current hiatus—a work stoppage that will eventually cost it 259 games by April 15—will not […] The post Adam Silver: ‘To...2020

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  • • Stephon Marbury advised Adam Silver to suspend NBA season?
    Stephon Marbury has reemerged on the American sports scene thanks to a welcome and inspirational act this week, and it also sounds like he advised Adam Silver to put the NBA on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic before the commissioner went through with that difficult decision. Marbury resurrected his professional basketball career overseas and ultimately became an icon in China. Marbury was i...2020
  • • Enes Kanter: Adam Silver deserves MVP award for his steady leadership
    NBA players routinely laud Adam Silver for his steady, practical and inspiring brand of leadership, and Boston Celtics star Enes Kanter became the latest one to praise the commissioner for his handling of the league’s hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The NBA, under Silver’s guidance, continues to methodically explore every possible option available to make the determination on whether or no...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony praises Adam Silver over handling of NBA’s hiatus
    The NBA remains on an indefinite hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, but when it comes to how the league has handled the unprecedented situation, Portland Trail Blazers star Carmelo Anthony has nothing but praise for commissioner Adam Silver. The ongoing situation amid the hiatus obviously remains in flux, and at this point it’s unclear whether or not the NBA will resume the 2019-20 season. Re...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony supports Adam Silver, suspension of NBA season
    “Anytime the NBA can suspend a season, you know that there’s more going on out there in the world.”...2020
  • • NBA has discussed one-off charity game during hiatus
    The NBA is not close to returning from its suspension during the coronavirus pandemic, but the league is still trying to think of some ways to be active while it waits. In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, commissioner Adam Silver admitted that the league had given some thought to a one-off exhibition, potentially as a fundraiser, while the league is suspended. This would be muc...2020
  • • Adam Silver: NBA discussed one-off All-Star type game as fundraiser during coronavirus suspension
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver appeared with Rachel Nichols on ESPN’s SportsCenter Wednesday night and shared an interesting idea. Dave McMenamin of ESPN passed it along on Twitter, noting Silver said the NBA has discussed having a one-off All-Star type game that could act as both a fundraiser and entertainment during the league’s suspended season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Given that some of ...2020
  • • Lakers hoping NBA doesn't extend suspension of season
    The potential championship run for the Lakers has officially been put on hold with the NBA suspending its season over coronavirus concerns, Bill Oram of The Athletic writes. The Lakers were one of the most formidable teams of the season, dominating through 63 games and holding the best record in the Western Conference at 49-14. They trailed only the Bucks (53-12) for bragging rights of the league’...2020
  • • NBA commissioner Adam Silver issues letter to update fans on halted season
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver issued a letter to NBA fans on Thursday night, addressing the league’s decision to suspend the 2019-20 season due to the coronavirus and confirming that the NBA intends to resume the season when it becomes viable to do so. The commish said in the letter: “As you know, we have temporarily suspended our season in response to the coronavirus pandemic. We made this decisio...2020
  • Adam Silver’s letter to NBA fans confirms hiatus to last “at least 30 days”
    • Adam Silver’s letter to NBA fans confirms hiatus to last “at least 30 days”
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been at the center of the storm for the past 48 hours. He was on a multi-hour phone call with team owners on Wednesday looking at options to keep the league going, on Wednesday night he made the call to suspend the league after Rudy Gobert tested positive, and he...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo will follow Kevin Love’s lead with $100K donation to arena staff
    The coronavirus outbreak is having a major economic impact on millions of families across the world, and NBA superstars are doing what they can to ease some of that burden for arena workers. On Thursday, Kevin Love announced that he is donating $100,000 to help Cleveland Cavaliers employees who may not be able to take home a paycheck while the NBA season is suspended. Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis ...2020

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Adam Silver trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • NBA reducing salaries for league's top-earning execs, including Adam Silver
    The NBA is temporarily implementing a 20 percent base salary reduction for approximately 100 of its highest-earning executives around the world, sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The move may sound similar to one the Sixers considered earlier this week before they reversed course when met with a PR backlash. However, the key difference here is that the NBA’s cutbacks will only impact top lea...2020
  • • NBA salary cap, player incomes for next season likely to drop as consequence of coronavirus
    The coronavirus pandemic is going to result in significant economic consequences, and the NBA seems to be planning that some of its financial losses will result in a drop in the salary cap next year. NBA commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the league would likely be on hiatus for at least 30 days due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the NBA is vie...2020
  • • Lakers hoping NBA doesn't extend suspension of season
    The potential championship run for the Lakers has officially been put on hold with the NBA suspending its season over coronavirus concerns, Bill Oram of The Athletic writes. The Lakers were one of the most formidable teams of the season, dominating through 63 games and holding the best record in the Western Conference at 49-14. They trailed only the Bucks (53-12) for bragging rights of the league’...2020
  • • NBA reportedly considering $1 million per player prize for in-season tournament
    As the NBA continues to try to bring an in-season tournament to the league, officials are now considering a lucrative offer to get players to buy into the proposal. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA is considering pitching players on a prize pool for the winner of an in-season tournament that would award each player $1 million. In order for commissioner Adam Silver to move forward wi...2019
  • • Report: NBA considering $1 million prize per player for in-season tournament
    The NBA is serious about making its proposed in-season tournament an event worth winning. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the league is discussing a prize of $1 million per player for the winner of its proposed in-season tournament. While star players making $30 million might not care about this as much, lesser players would have a major incentive to pursue a $1 million prize. It would al...2019
  • • Former NBA commissioner David Stern hospitalized after brain memorrhage
    Former NBA commissioner David Stern was hospitalized on Thursday after suffering a sudden brain hemorrhage, the league announced (link via Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today). Stern reportedly collapsed at a restaurant in Manhattan on Thursday afternoon and was rushed to a New York City hospital, where he underwent emergency brain surgery. Stern, 77, was named the NBA’s commissioner in 1984 and held the p...2019
  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Addresses Trade Demands, Tampering, Among Other Topics
    • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Addresses Trade Demands, Tampering, Among Other Topics
    Commissioner Adam Silver spoke at the conclusion of the league’s annual board of governors meetings, touching on free agency, the rules surrounding it, trade demands, business objectives and more (via ESPN). Silver Finds Trade Demands “Disheartening.” “First of all, you know, of course, that’s nothing new in the league in terms of trade demands. But […] The post...2019
  • • Sports will always have imperfect rules, much to the Rockets' chagrin
    Let’s establish the basics: Sports need rules because, without them, they’re not really sports. What differentiates MMA from two dudes mauling each other in the street is the fact that there are a handful of things the fighters aren’t allowed to do. MMA is about as purely chaotic as sports get; most of the other ones have many, many more rules.  The goal of anybody who belongs to a sport-governing...2019
  • • Shorter season? Shorter games? Adam Silver ponders NBA format
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is willing to consider shortening the regular season and even the length of games, he said in a press conference on Friday. Silver’s comments were relayed by the Associated Press’ Brian Mahoney. “The format we have in place now — I’m a traditionalist on one hand, but on the other hand it’s 50 years old or so, presenting an 82-game season, and there’s nothing magical ab...2019
  • • Prior to trade, Knicks notified Mavericks of allegation against Porzingis
    The Knicks informed the Mavericks about the pending rape allegation against Kristaps Porzingis before completing the January trade that sent him to Dallas, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The league office was also told about the situation. Porzingis has denied the accusation through his attorney. Dallas’ decision to go through with the deal is especially significant in light of a workplace misc...2019

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  • • Stephon Marbury advised Adam Silver to suspend NBA season?
    2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo will follow Kevin Love’s lead with $100K donation to arena staff
    2020
  • • NBA commissioner expected to announce season will continue without fans in arenas
    The NBA Board of Governors met Wednesday and reportedly shared a consensus that the league should continue, without fans attending, amid the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, NBA commissioner Adam Silver “is expected to move in that direction with a decision on Thursday. The alternative is putting the NBA season on hold, which reportedly is still on t...2020
  • • Report: NBA commissioner expected to announce season will continue without fans in arenas
    The NBA Board of Governors met Wednesday and reportedly shared a consensus that the league should continue, without fans attending, amid the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, NBA commissioner Adam Silver “is expected to move in that direction with a decision on Thursday. The alternative is putting the NBA season on hold, which reportedly is still on t...2020
  • • Zach Randolph confirms retirement with heartfelt tweet
    After announcing his retirement earlier this week, 17-year NBA veteran Zach Randolph took to Twitter early Saturday to confirm the end of his career in a heartfelt post. “I gave this game my all, and it gave everything back and more. Basketball will always be a part of me,” he wrote. “From Marion, to East Lansing, to Portland, NY, LA, Memphis and Sacramento and everyone in between — thank you all ...2019
  • • Former NBA commissioner David Stern remains in 'serious condition'
    The NBA has issued an update on former commissioner David Stern, who underwent emergency surgery last week after suffering a brain hemorrhage. According to the league, Stern remains in “serious condition.” “He is receiving great care and surrounded by his loved ones,” the NBA’s statement reads. “The Sterm family and everyone at the NBA appreciate the incredible outpouring of support. Our thoughts ...2019
  • • Former NBA commissioner David Stern hospitalized after brain memorrhage
    2019
  • • NBA G League expanding to Mexico City
    The NBA G League will have a franchise based in Mexico City beginning in 2020-21, the league announced on Thursday night in a press release. According to the NBA’s announcement, the professional team Capitanes, which is currently part of Mexico’s Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP), will join the G League next season, making it the 29th NBAGL franchise. “Bringing an NBA G League team to...2019
  • • NFL owners eyeing NBA commissioner Adam Silver to replace Roger Goodell
    Could Adam Silver go from the pages of Hoops Rumors to Pro Football Rumors? NFL owners have asked Silver if he would be willing to switch leagues and replace Roger Goodell as commissioner, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. For what it’s worth, Silver claims he has given no thought to the possibility. “I’ll just say I have not given it any thought,” Silver said. “I feel very fortunate to b...2019
  • • NFL owners eyeing NBA commisioner Adam Silver to replace Roger Goodell
    Could Adam Silver go from the pages of Hoops Rumors to Pro Football Rumors? NFL owners have asked Silver if he would be willing to switch leagues and replace Roger Goodell as commissioner, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. For what it’s worth, Silver claims he has given no thought to the possibility. “I’ll just say I have not given it any thought,” Silver said. “I feel very fortunate to b...2019

Top Adam Silver news

  • • NBA All-Star Game MVP award named for Kobe
    The NBA has named the All-Star Game MVP award for the late Kobe Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won a record-tying four All-Star Game MVP awards, commissioner Adam Silver announced Saturday....2020
  • • NBA renames All-Star Game MVP Award after Kobe Bryant
    Adam Silver made an emotional announcement Saturday in honor of an NBA legend...2020
  • • Sources: NBA owners want 30-day reevaluation
    NBA owners are seeking a reevaluation of the league's suspension of games by commissioner Adam Silver with 30 days, sources say....2020
  • • Sources: NBA owners lean toward fanless games
    The NBA's Board of Governors shared a consensus on Wednesday to continue the season playing games without fans in arenas amid the coronavirus crisis, and Commissioner Adam Silver is set to move in that direction with a decision on Thursday, sources said....2020
  • • NBA fines Cuban $500K, denies Mavs protest
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver has levied at $500K fine to Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for public criticism of the officials as well as denied the team's protest of a Feb. 22 game vs. the Hawks....2020
  • • Silver floats possible playoff format change
    In musing possible NBA postseason playoff format change, Adam Silver offered a compromise: both the Eastern and Western conferences still send eight teams apiece, but 1-16 seeding would mean the best two teams, regardless of conference, make the final....2018
  • • Paul George to replace Demarcus Cousins on Team LeBron in 2018 NBA All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins on Team LeBron in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, which will be played on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles (8 p.m. ET)....2018
  • • Adam Silver responds to Trump's remarks, says he's 'proud' of players for speaking out
    Silver said he was hoping Warriors would get chance to share their views directly with the President...2017
  • Adam Silver Takes Michael Jordan’s Super Team Comments ‘With a Grain of Salt’
    • Adam Silver Takes Michael Jordan’s Super Team Comments ‘With a Grain of Salt’
    The commissioner says MJ is "frustrated" about the Hornets. The post Adam Silver Takes Michael Jordan’s Super Team Comments ‘With a Grain of Salt’ appeared first on SLAMonline....2017
  • • NBA commish Adam Silver expects players to stand for anthem, cites league rule
    Unlike the NFL, the NBA has a long-standing rule that says players must stand for the national anthem...2017

Adam Silver schedule, game

  • • NBA salary cap, player incomes for next season likely to drop as consequence of coronavirus
    2020
  • • Odds that NBA can resume its season are decreasing?
    The odds are against the NBA being able to resume its season and crown a champion, writes Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News. Commissioner Adam Silver has said the league will be shut down for at least 30 days in an attempt to stem the spread of the virus. However, with three positive tests already reported and many more possibly looming, the stoppage could go on for much longer. League sour...2020
  • • NBA: Season Suspension to Last at Least 30 Days
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver publicly addressed the League’s hiatus due to the global coronavirus pandemic Thursday night, saying it will last “at least 30 days.” With two players having tested positive for COVID-19, Silver added that “of course it’s possible” the entire season could be over. 259 games remain unplayed on this season’s schedule. Per […] The...2020
  • Adam Silver suggests NBA could restart schedule, push Finals back to July
    • Adam Silver suggests NBA could restart schedule, push Finals back to July
    "Even if we're out for six weeks, we can still restart the season. It might mean that the Finals take place in July or late July."...2020
  • • Coronavirus update: NBA suspends season after Rudy Gobert reportedly tests positive for COVID-19
    Adam Silver is expected to make a decision regarding the upcoming schedule amid the COVID-19 virus outbreak...2020
  • Adam Silver: NBA suspension to last “at least 30 days,” then will reassess situation
    • Adam Silver: NBA suspension to last “at least 30 days,” then will reassess situation
    A 30-day break brings the league almost right up to the scheduled start of the playoffs....2020
  • • Coronavirus update: NBA suspends season after Utah Jazz player tests positive for COVID-19
    Adam Silver is expected to make a decision regarding the upcoming schedule amid the COVID-19 virus outbreak...2020
  • • Coronavirus update: NBA plans to continue season playing games without fans, per report
    Adam Silver is expected to make a decision regarding the upcoming schedule amid the COVID-19 virus outbreak...2020
  • • NBA reportedly considering $1 million per player prize for in-season tournament
    2019
  • • G League to add Mexico City team in 2020-21
    Capitanes, a Mexico City-based team from the top Mexico pro league, will be joining the G League starting with the 2020-21 season, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced Thursday night....2019

Adam Silver rumors, scandals

  • • LeBron James blasts MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred over Astros scandal
    Imagine that. NBA superstar LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has an opinion on the entire Houston Astros cheating scandal. We’re surprised in that he’s usually such an introvert. Either way, the three-time NBA champion decided to take to social media on Tuesday and blast MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred over the entire Astros sign-stealing scandal that has plagued baseball over the past several ...2020
  • • NBA commissioner Adam Silver issues statement on death of Kobe Bryant
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver has issued a statement on the shocking death of Kobe Bryant. Silver paid tribute to Bryant as well as the former NBA star’s daughter Gianna, who also died in the helicopter crash. Silver paid tribute to Bryant’s many accomplishments as an NBA player, as well as his efforts to teach the game to others. Silver’s tribute is the latest of many, including one emotional one ...2020
  • • Prior to trade, Knicks notified Mavericks of allegation against Porzingis
    2019
  • • Adam Silver: Mavericks organization has seen a 'complete sea change in culture'
    Commissioner Adam Silver said the Mavericks have made significant progress in reforming their front office since a workplace misconduct scandal was made public last year, writes Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News. Silver traveled to Dallas on February 6 to assess the current state of the organization. He spoke with almost every team employee in an effort to see whether the reforms that were ...2019
  • In wake of Mavericks’ scandal, Adam Silver warns other teams to eliminate harassment
    • In wake of Mavericks’ scandal, Adam Silver warns other teams to eliminate harassment
    The league does not want another Dallas....2018
  • • Lonzo Ball believes JBA will force NBA to change draft eligibility rules
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver has faced a lot of tough questions recently about the future and rule changes in the NBA. In recent years, speculation on the effectiveness of the "one and done" rule has been mounting. A lot of suggestions have revolved around the way baseball does it.Baseball players can leave out of high school, but if they attend college, they must go for three years minimum or unt...2018
  • • Adam Silver eager for 76ers to resolve Colangelo scandal
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday night conducted his annual pre-NBA Finals news conference. While many topics were covered, the one issue Silver appeared to be most uncomfortable discussing was the Twitter debacle currently plaguing Bryan Colangelo, the embattled Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations and general manager.Colangelo has been accused using burner accounts on Tw...2018
  • • Rick Carlisle addresses Mavericks' sexual harassment scandal
    Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle on Wednesday addressed the organization’s sexual harassment scandal brought to light in a troubling Sports Illustrated piece published this week.Carlisle noted  that “there’s going to be a thorough investigation into this from an outside group led by two people at the top of their profession,” former New Jersey attorney general Anne Milgram and Evan Krutoy...2018
  • Adam Silver says NCAA scandal is “disconcerting to say the least”
    • Adam Silver says NCAA scandal is “disconcerting to say the least”
    He again said that the bigger problem is the structure of American youth basketball....2017

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