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  • • NBA expansion: Adam Silver calls reported $2.5 billion target fee 'very low' compared to what NBA would want
    The league seemingly wants record-breaking fees if it is going to expand...2021
  • Adam Silver says reported $2.5 billion NBA expansion fee ‘very low’
    • Adam Silver says reported $2.5 billion NBA expansion fee ‘very low’
    Of course Silver says that may be low, but will the market pay it?...2021
  • • NBA Eyeing COVID-19 Vaccine For Players As Part Of Information Campaign
    When COVID-19 vaccines first began emerging, the NBA swore it would not try to jump the line. That still may or may not be the plan, but the league wants to do its part to help promote inoculation. NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday the league is considering administering vaccines to players as part of […] The post NBA Eyeing COVID-19 Vaccine For Players As Part Of Information Campaig...2021
  • • Adam Silver: NBA players could get early vaccines to encourage others if public health officials agree
    Vaccines are currently being distributed to frontline workers and the elderly...2021
  • Adam Silver: There’s value in NBA players setting example of getting vaccinated
    • Adam Silver: There’s value in NBA players setting example of getting vaccinated
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said his league won't jump the line for coronavirus vaccines....2021
  • NBA talking about vaccinating players as PSA
    • NBA talking about vaccinating players as PSA
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the league has discussed vaccinating players as a public service announcement....2021
  • • Raptors’ Fred VanVleet compares NBA’s updated COVID protocols to a sinking ship
    Before the season started, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver admitted that with the league not playing in a bubble unlike the previous season, the possibility of players testing positive for COVID-19 and games being postponed was inevitable, similar to the MLB and NFL seasons. After stiffening up the protocols recently, Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet believes […] The post Raptors’ Fred...2021
  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver 'optimistic' about improvement with COVID-19 issues
    • NBA commissioner Adam Silver 'optimistic' about improvement with COVID-19 issues
    Given the high number of teams that have already had to isolate players, it is easy to question Silver's optimism....2021
  • • Momentum For Return of Seattle Franchise Builds
    Last month, NBA commissioner Adam Silver mentioned that the NBA was looking into potentially adding more NBA teams through expansion to help with the revenue lost due to COVID-19. This week, Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan told KING 5 News in Seattle that she spoke with Silver shortly after the announcement and said that she is feeling […] The post Momentum For Return of Seattle Franchise Builds ...2021
  • Report: NBA expansion will not get “serious consideration” until 2022
    • Report: NBA expansion will not get “serious consideration” until 2022
    The NBA isn't going to race into a quick fix. That is not how Adam Silver handles anything....2021

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Adam Silver injury and suspension

  • • Adam Silver Addresses Not Suspending James Harden: ‘It’s Christmas’
    James Harden apparently got an early Christmas gift from the NBA. The league has spared the Houston Rockets star suspension for attending an indoor gathering earlier this week that violated COVID-19 health and safety protocols. The NBA currently prohibits players and staff from attending gatherings of 15-plus people or entering establishments such as bars and […] The post Adam Silver Address...2020
  • Adam Silver on not suspending James Harden: ‘It’s Christmas. It was a first offense’
    • Adam Silver on not suspending James Harden: ‘It’s Christmas. It was a first offense’
    The NBA fined Rockets star James Harden $50,000 for violating the league's coronavirus protocols....2020
  • • Adam Silver explains why Rockets star James Harden didn’t get suspended
    Houston Rockets star shooting guard James Harden has been at the center of NBA drama since the ending of the 2019-20 season. That hasn’t changed much coming to the 2020-21 season with the 31-year-old finding himself in a bit of trouble centered around some health violations. While Harden was subjected to some reasonable fines following […] The post Adam Silver explains why Rockets star...2020
  • • Adam Silver on Warriors: ‘I’m Very Confident That They’ll Return To Contention Quickly...
    It’s easy to forget just how dominant the Golden State Warriors have been over the past handful of seasons. In fact, they had six straight 50-win seasons prior to the 2019-20 season in which Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green missed the majority of the year with injuries. This included a league record 73-win […] The post Adam Silver on Warriors: ‘I’m Very Confid...2020
  • • REPORT: Adam Silver claims NBA ‘unlikely’ to suspend play for Tokyo Olympics
    The start of the 2020-21 NBA season is still up in the air. However, it’s possible that the late start would result to the season coinciding with the Tokyo Olympics, which is scheduled to take place in July 2021. Despite that possibility though, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver doesn’t see the league suspending play to make […] The post REPORT: Adam Silver claims NBA ‘unlikely&...2020
  • • Kevin Durant, players with season-ending injuries can play when 2019-20 resumes if deemed healthy
    Kevin Durant is back, well sort of. As per NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, athletes who have been originally declared out for the season will now be allowed to play when the adjusted 2019-2020 regular season resumes next month. Of course given that they are shown the green light by their respective franchises. “We’re gonna allow […] The post Kevin Durant, players with season-ending...2020
  • Report: Players’ union suspends search for Michele Roberts’ replacement amid coronavirus crisis
    • Report: Players’ union suspends search for Michele Roberts’ replacement amid coronavirus crisis
    Players generally trust NBA commissioner Adam Silver. But he still primarily works for the owners....2020
  • • REPORT: Adam Silver open to playing 2019-20 season until October, per Jared Dudley
    The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shifted the NBA schedule, forcing the 2019-20 season to possibly be played late into the fall. The NBA season has been suspended since March 11 and while there are no concrete plans as to when or even if the season will resume, Los Angeles Lakers veteran Jared Dudley reports that […] The post REPORT: Adam Silver open to playing 2019-20 season until Octobe...2020
  • • Rudy Gobert wasn’t first player tested for coronavirus, reveals Adam Silver
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver revealed on a conference call with players that Utah Jazz All-Star center Rudy Gobert wasn’t the first player to get tested for the coronavirus, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Gobert was the first player in the NBA to test positive, however, and it led to the suspension of the season […] The post Rudy Gobert wasn’t first player tested for coronavir...2020
  • • Adam Silver says NBA could decide on return as late as June
    One part of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s Friday league-wide conference call with players resulted in revealing the league may not decide on whether to resume the 2019-20 season until as far as June—another month of waiting and wondering for everybody. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Silver told the NBA players resuming the season, suspended since […] The post Adam Silve...2020

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  • • Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77
    Former NBA commissioner David Stern has died. Stern died at 77 roughly three weeks after being hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage, as first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Current commissioner Adam Silver issued a statement paying tribute to his predecessor. Stern underwent emergency surgery after collapsing at a restaurant on Dec. 12, but it was not enough to save his life. The former co...2020
  • • David Stern in critical condition after undergoing surgery for brain hemorrhage
    Former NBA commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery last week after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and he remains in serious condition. The NBA announced in a statement on Tuesday that Stern is still under the care of doctors and his condition is considered critical. Stern reportedly collapsed while eating at a restaurant in Manhattan last Thursday. He was rushed to the hospital and has...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 undergoes emergency surgery for brain hemorrhage
    Former NBA commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery on Thursday for a brain hemorrhage, current commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. Stern was eating at a restaurant in Midtown Manhattan when he collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital for emergency attention. Stern, 77, was the league's commissioner from 1984-2014. He succeeded Larry O’Brien and was followed by Silver....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
  • • Clips Have Good Reason to Think They Can Beat Warriors, but Do They Believe It?
    2016
  • • NBA's Pivot to Social Activism Sets a Bold New Standard, but Questions Remain
    2016
  • • Kristaps Porzingis on Knicks Fans, Vegas, NBA Idols and Life in the U.S.
    2015
  • • Knicks News: Latest on Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson and Kristaps Porzingis
    2015
  • • NBA Preseason Allows Coaches to Show off a Few New Moves of Their Own
    2014

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Adam Silver trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • 4 most shocking players to sign contract extensions
    This year’s NBA salary cap situation for every team was bound to look significantly different compared to prior years given the ongoing pandemic. That wasn’t the case though as Adam Silver and the Board of Governors sought ways to make the CBA flexible for teams to spend in their usual statures. While that may be […] The post 4 most shocking players to sign contract extensions ap...2020
  • • Adam Silver Subtly Shares Feelings About James Harden Trade Rumors
    On a conference call Monday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver spoke about the upcoming season. And in that, he had to take questions about some of the biggest stories surrounding the league in the offseason. Including the James Harden ordeal. Silver was asked about the Houston Rockets star’s reported demand for a trade, but noted Harden […] The post Adam Silver Subtly Shares Feelings About...2020
  • • Adam Silver reveals why Giannis Antetokounmpo Bucks extension is important for NBA
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo’s decision to sign a supermax extension is “huge” for the league. Silver spoke about Giannis’ contract on Monday, suggesting it reflects the collective bargaining agreement is working as designed — for the Bucks and everyone else. The commish Adam Silver told me on @FirstTake that […] T...2020
  • • Rockets star James Harden’s spicy IG post right after Adam Silver comments on trade request
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is making the media rounds on Monday as the 2020-21 regular season draws closer. During a conference call, Silver touched on the ongoing rift between James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Harden has asked for a trade and arrived late to camp, though he has said that he’s committed to the […] The post Rockets star James Harden’s spicy IG post right aft...2020
  • • Adam Silver offers ‘realistic’ plan to allow fans into arenas for 2020-21 NBA season
    With uncertainty surrounding the upcoming NBA season, commissioner Adam Silver was able to mention some good news on Monday during an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle. While not only the sports world, but the nation itself has been deeply affected by COVID-19, Silver expressed his confident belief that fans may be able to enter […] The post Adam Silver offers ‘realistic’...2020
  • • 2020 NBA Draft: League to hold draft virtually on Nov. 18 at ESPN studios in Connecticut
    Commissioner Adam Silver will be in studio to announce the picks...2020
  • Once again, NBA, players’ union agree to extend deadline to terminate CBA
    • Once again, NBA, players’ union agree to extend deadline to terminate CBA
    "Everything we’re doing is outside of the collective bargaining agreement," Adam Silver said....2020
  • • Adam Silver addresses rumors of lower salary cap due to COVID-19 pandemic
    Speaking to reporters via video conference, prior to Wednesday night’s game 1 tipoff of the NBA Finals, commissioner Adam Silver addressed the impending negotiations with the player’s association over the league’s salary-cap in the aftermath of a year in which revenue for the association has dropped precipitously. “If we just went by the formula in […] The post Adam S...2020
  • • Adam Silver pens letter to employees deciding to strike in solidarity with NBA and WNBA players
    NBA players decided to sit out two days worth of playoff games on Wednesday...2020
  • • Sources: Owners talk draft, free agency delays
    The NBA's Board of Governors discussed delaying the mid-October NBA draft and start of free agency on a call with Adam Silver on Friday....2020

Adam Silver stats and results

  • • The one reason why the Warriors will ‘return to contention quickly,’ per Adam Silver
    This past season, the Golden State Warriors finished at the bottom of the team standings and failed to qualify for the NBA Playoffs. They finished with a lowly 15-50 record, their worst winning percentage in 19 years. This was unfamiliar territory for Warriors fans, especially since the team won three titles in five recent NBA […] The post The one reason why the Warriors will ‘return t...2020
  • • REPORT: Adam Silver claims NBA ‘unlikely’ to suspend play for Tokyo Olympics
    The start of the 2020-21 NBA season is still up in the air. However, it’s possible that the late start would result to the season coinciding with the Tokyo Olympics, which is scheduled to take place in July 2021. Despite that possibility though, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver doesn’t see the league suspending play to make […] The post REPORT: Adam Silver claims NBA ‘unlikely&...2020
  • • SB Nation Reacts: People like Bettman now? WTF?
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Fans appreciate his handling of the NHL’s Return to Play Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NHL. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Blue Jackets fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. As if 2020 wasn’t weird enough, the one-impossible has now happened – hockey fans like Gary Bettman. I...2020
  • • Majority of NBA teams support playoff play-in format
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver spoke with general managers across the league on Thursday to discuss the results of a survey that was recently sent out regarding a format for when play resumes....2020
  • • Adam Silver says NBA could decide on return as late as June
    One part of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s Friday league-wide conference call with players resulted in revealing the league may not decide on whether to resume the 2019-20 season until as far as June—another month of waiting and wondering for everybody. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Silver told the NBA players resuming the season, suspended since […] The post Adam Silve...2020
  • • NBA commissioner Adam Silver says eight NBA teams have been tested for coronavirus
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver provided an update on the league’s ongoing efforts to test for the coronavirus. In an interview Wednesday with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, Silver said eight teams have been tested in full for the virus in addition to other players exhibiting symptoms.  He also responded to those criticizing how NBA teams have gotten a significant chunk of such scarce tests by saying the 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
  • • Adam Silver: Hiatus will last at least 30 days but season not canceled
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver shared some information Thursday about the future of the league amid the coronavirus pandemic. Silver was interviewed on “Inside the NBA” on TNT and said he thinks the hiatus of the season will last at least 30 days. “What we determined today is that this hiatus will be, most likely, at least 30 days. And we don’t know enough to be more specific than that,” Silver said...2020
  • • NBA denies Rockets' protest, upholds Spurs' win
    The Rockets‘ protest of their 135-133 loss to the Spurs on Dec. 3 has been denied, commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA announced today in a press release. Houston argued in its protest that a “missed” dunk by James Harden with 7:50 left should have counted and that the referees’ decision not to award the Rockets those two points had a clear impact on the outcome of the game, which the Spurs won i...2019
  • Adam Silver: China Wanted Daryl Morey to Be Fired
    • Adam Silver: China Wanted Daryl Morey to Be Fired
    2019

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  • • Adam Silver Predicts NBA “More Likely” To Begin 2021 Season In January
    For basketball fans, there’s nothing like the tradition of waking up on Christmas Day and knowing you have a full slate of NBA games waiting to distract you from your family. But as we know, this year is going to be different thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. And though it’s not completely ruled out yet, […] The post Adam Silver Predicts NBA “More Likely” To Begin 2021...2020
  • • Silver: Fans 'able to separate' play, messaging
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver called players' social messaging and activism "unavoidable at this moment in time" but the right thing to embrace, saying fans can separate it from the on-the-floor product....2020
  • • Positive momentum building towards NBA season resuming after call involving Adam Silver, report says
    The league may not halt play for positive tests...2020
  • • Sources: NBA return gaining momentum after call
    After a virtual meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver, participants on the Tuesday Board of Governors call left feeling increasingly positive about the league's momentum toward a return to play, sources told ESPN....2020
  • • Adam Silver’s warning about what positive coronavirus test could mean for NBA return
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued a warning to the Board of Governors during a call on Tuesday, noting that if a positive coronavirus test “would shut us down, we probably shouldn’t go down this path,” according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The league has been gaining momentum the last two days, hoping to resume the 2019-20 […] The post Adam Silver’s warning about ...2020
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • 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

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
  • • Nike to Become NBA's New Apparel Provider, Will Feature Logo on Uniforms
    2015
  • • NBA Referee Bill Kennedy Reveals He Is Gay After Rajon Rondo's Alleged Slur
    2015
  • • Derrick Rose Comments on Knicks' Expectations, Confidence for 2016-17 Season
    2016
  • • Even Splash Brothers Can't Overshadow Greatest NBA Dunk Contest Showdown Ever
    2016
  • • Kobe Bryant to Retire After 2015-16 Season: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2015
  • • Kevin Garnett Has Returned from Timberwolves' Past to Shape Franchise's Future
    2015
  • • Kobe Bryant and Teammates Wear 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts Before Lakers-Kings
    2014
  • • Adam Silver 'Hopes to See' Kobe Bryant at 2016 NBA All-Star Game
    2015
  • • Cousins replaces Kobe on West All-Star team
    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will replace injured Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant at the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, commissioner Adam Silver announced Friday....2015
  • • Silver: On track but virus spread may stop NBA
    Commissioner Adam Silver says the league is on track to play, but spread of the coronavirus to the league community could stop everything....2020
  • • NBA Owners Approve Advertising on Uniforms: Latest Comments, Reaction
    2016
  • • LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, More Wear 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts Before Cavs-Nets
    2014

Adam Silver fantasy rankings and news

  • • Growth of Gambling Across US Is Helping Pull NFL Wagering Out of the Shadows
    2016
  • • NBA Reportedly Specifies Which Ads Teams Won't Be Able to Feature on Jerseys
    2016
  • • NBA commissioner Adam Silver supports bringing sports betting in to the light
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver isn’t afraid to speak his mind, and he isn’t afraid to tackle difficult subjects. One such subject is the status of gambling on sports in the United States. Daily fantasy sports have become a massive hit in the United States, but many states are outlawing the participation as attorney generals across the country claim it to be gambling plain and simple. The merits of t...2016
  • • Purdum: Adam Silver still firm on daily fantasy, sports betting
    Purdum: Adam Silver still firm on daily fantasy, sports betting...2015
  • • Pau Gasol Recognizes Kobe Bryant as 'One of the Best Ever' Ahead of Retirement
    2015
  • • Mock NBA Draft 2015: Order and Projections for All 1st-Round Prospects
    2015
  • • The Plight of No. 1: Leading Off NBA Draft Is an Honor, but Often a Curse, Too
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DraftKings Ideal Lineup for May 10th
    2015
  • • Betting on the Future: Imagining the NBA Fan Experience with Regulated Gambling
    2015
  • • Gary Bettman's 'Katy Perry' Comments the Latest Sign He Can't Relate to NHL Fans
    2015

Adam Silver schedule, game

  • • Adam Silver pens op-ed explaining why 2020-21 season is starting amidst COVID-19 pandemic
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver published an op-ed in USA Today on Monday addressing why the 2020-21 regular season will begin this week, as COVID-19 continues to surge throughout the United States. While Silver praised everybody who participated in the successful bubble in Orlando, he explained why a campus-like environment was unfeasible for the upcoming season. […] The post Adam Silver pens ...2020
  • • NBA Rumors: Adam Silver Tells GMs ‘Time Is Running Out’ For December Start
    The NBA and its Players’ Association can’t seem to agree on a start date for the 2020-21 season. The players, especially those who made a deep run in the playoffs which just concluded in October, feel that beginning the season in December with a shortened 72-game season, as the league has proposed, is too quick […] The post NBA Rumors: Adam Silver Tells GMs ‘Time Is Running...2020
  • Sources: Silver ups urgency on pre-Xmas start
    • Sources: Silver ups urgency on pre-Xmas start
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver told top team executives "time is running out" on starting the 2020-21 season before Christmas to potentially salvage hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, sources said....2020
  • Report: Adam Silver says NBA ‘running out of time’ for Dec. 22 start
    • Report: Adam Silver says NBA ‘running out of time’ for Dec. 22 start
    NBA owners want to begin next season Dec. 22 with training camps opening Dec. 1. NBA players… seem more divided. Some want to wait until Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 18). Others – especially those who don’t have massive career earnings and didn’t just make a deep playoff run (or even play in the the...2020
  • • REPORT: Adam Silver claims NBA ‘unlikely’ to suspend play for Tokyo Olympics
    2020
  • Adam Silver: Maybe NBA bubble schedule should’ve included break from games
    • Adam Silver: Maybe NBA bubble schedule should’ve included break from games
    Bucks guard George Hill – fed up with being in the NBA bubble when police shot Jacob Blake – decided alone to sit out a game. Suddenly, the whole league was on strike. Hill’s teammates joined him in a planned forfeit. Players throughout the league are concerned with racial justice, and other teams followed in...2020
  • • Adam Silver details critical talk with LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard after players’ strike
    The ongoing 2020 NBA playoffs have truly given us some quality basketball action, but the entire thing could have been shelved following the shooting of Jacob Blake last month. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recalled the time he sat down with two of the league’s premier players, LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kawhi […] The post Adam Silver details critical talk with LeBron Ja...2020
  • • NBA playoffs will resume Saturday; players agree to form social justice coalition with coaches and owners
    NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released a joint statement on Friday...2020
  • • NBA Plans To Enact These Three ‘Commitments’ After Resuming Playoff Games
    The NBA playoffs will resume Saturday, three days after the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their series against the Orlando Magic in protest of racial injustice and police brutality. It won’t happen without change, however, as commissioner Adam Silver and players association executive director Michele Roberts released a joint statement Friday outlining specific action […] The post...2020
  • • NBA playoffs will resume Saturday; players agree to form social justice coalition with coaches and own
    NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released a joint statement on Friday...2020

Adam Silver rumors, scandals

  • • 4 most shocking players to sign contract extensions
    2020
  • • Adam Silver speaks out on NBA’s investigation into Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard recruitment
    It has been a topic of discussion recently on whether or not the Los Angeles Clippers tampered with Kawhi Leonard before signing him ahead of the 2019-2020 season. Despite launching an investigation into the matter, Adam Silver doesn’t seem to believe he’ll find anything that shows the Clips committed any wrongdoing. “All I can say […] The post Adam Silver speaks out on NBA...2020
  • • Mark Cuban admits money is huge factor in restart, unlike Adam Silver
    So which one really is it? With the NBA restart coming in around 30 days, the move has been questioned as cases of COVID-19 have recently surged and a number of players have contracted the disease. This has brought up speculation about the restart, as the move has been criticized with regards to prioritizing money […] The post Mark Cuban admits money is huge factor in restart, unlike Adam Si...2020
  • • Adam Silver makes shocking admission about NBA’s bubble plan
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver acknowledged the concerns about the league’s proposed “bubble plan” for the resumption of the 2019-20 regular season on July 30 at Orlando, Florida Along with the social distancing guidelines, all ensuing games will be crowd-less and will be played in a closed environment where participants will also live and practice. During […] The post Adam S...2020
  • • 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
    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
  • • 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
  • • Source: Mavericks fire accused photographer
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that the league is aware of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the Mavericks' team photographer and will monitor how the team responds....2018
  • • More Mavs misconduct allegations on NBA radar
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that the league is aware of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the Mavericks' team photographer and will monitor how the team responds....2018

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