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  • • LeBron James speaks out on if NBA can pull off ‘bubble’ games
    During a conference call with reporters on Saturday, Los Angeles Lakers superstar small forward LeBron James was asked if he’s confident the NBA can pull off the “bubble” games in its entirety. LeBron said he believes NBA commissioner Adam Silver “took all precautionary measures to make sure that we as a league are as safe […] The post LeBron James speaks out on if NB...2020
  • • Doc Rivers issues challenge for Senator Josh Hawley after Adrian Wojnarowski incident
    Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers challenged Senator Josh Hawley to acknowledge the Black Lives Matter Movement in the wake of the Adrian Wojnarowski incident. Wojnarowski apologized to Hawley after he responded with a blatant “F*** you” when the Missouri Republican blasted NBA commissioner Adam Silver for “kowtowing to Beijing and refusing to support […] The post Doc Rivers issues ...2020
  • • JaVale McGee reveals what he’s putting on the back of his jersey for NBA restart
    JaVale McGee of the Los Angeles Lakers has revealed to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports what the back of his jersey will say: “Respect Us.” NBA commissioner Adam Silver detailed how the league will allow players to change the back of their jerseys to represent slogans to bring awareness and respect to the ongoing protests […] The post JaVale McGee reveals what he’s putting on the back of h...2020
  • • Senator: NBA limiting social injustice messages
    U.S. Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri wants NBA commissioner Adam Silver to not limit players' choices when it comes to social messages on their jerseys and to allow phrases such as "Free Hong Kong," "Back the Blue" or "Support Our Troops."...2020
  • • ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski apologizes for F-bomb response aimed at Sen. Josh Hawley
    ESPN NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski apologized to U.S. Senator Josh Hawley after he responded with a blatant “F*** you” after the Missouri Republican blasted NBA commissioner Adam Silver for “kowtowing to Beijing and refusing to support U.S. military and law enforcement.” It seems Wojnarowski was included in Hawley’s press release, responding with a quick two […...2020
  • What worries Adam Silver? Positive tests inside NBA bubble
    • What worries Adam Silver? Positive tests inside NBA bubble
    The NBA's nightmare is getting the bubble set up in Orlando and then having an outbreak....2020
  • • Adam Silver concerned that positive test on campus may pop Orlando ‘bubble’
    Less than a month away from the restart of the 2019-20 NBA season, a number of players and staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Commissioner Adam Silver is aware of this and expressed much concern that a positive test while in the Orlando campus might cause the bubble to pop. Silver spoke with Fortune […] The post Adam Silver concerned that positive test on campus may pop Orlando ...2020
  • • NBA commissioner Adam Silver concerned wave of positive COVID-19 tests inside bubble could stop restart plan
    'Certainly if we had any sort of significant spread within our campus, we would be shut down again,' Silver said...2020
  • • NBA commissioner Adam Silver concerned wave of positive tests inside bubble could stop restart plan
    'Certainly if we had any sort of significant spread within our campus, we would be shut down again,' Silver said...2020
  • • Silver worries positive tests may pop 'bubble'
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver is worried that too many positive tests in the Orlando "bubble" environment could shut down the season again....2020

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Adam Silver injury and suspension

  • • 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
  • • Chris Paul expressed concern that NBA teams could be pressuring players to work out
    The NBA season has been suspended since March 11 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As NBA commissioner Adam Silver and the league office prepare to try and slowly get back into the swing of things, some concerns have risen. With certain teams beginning plans to reopen their practice facilities, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard […] The post Chris Paul expressed concern that NBA teams ...2020
  • Adam Silver: No better feel for where NBA season stands than when play was suspended
    • Adam Silver: No better feel for where NBA season stands than when play was suspended
    “When we initially shut down, we were calling it a hiatus or a pause... In some ways, I know less now than I did then.”...2020
  • • Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league won't be able to make any decisions until after April
    Silver said he knows less now than he did shortly after the season was suspended...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
  • • 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

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Adam Silver trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • 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 says players will not be in breach of contract if they skip Disney: 'It may not be for everyone'
    The NBA understands that it might not have 22 teams at full strength in Orlando...2020
  • • League sets eyes on a target date for the 2020 NBA Draft
    The 2020 NBA Draft was originally supposed to be held on June 25. However, the league of course didn’t expect to be shut down due to an ongoing pandemic. For that reason, it was unknown what exactly the 2020 draft would look like. Well, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently held separate conference calls with team […] The post League sets eyes on a target date for the 2020 NBA Draft ap...2020
  • • NBA targeting Sept. 25 for date of draft, sources say
    The NBA is targeting Sept. 25 as the date for the 2020 draft, sources told SI.com. Commissioner Adam Silver held separate conference calls with team owners and......2020
  • • Wizards reportedly offer refunds for postponed games
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Washington Wizards (@washwizards) on May 9, 2020 at 5:05pm PDT Here’s NBC Sports Washington reporting that won’t be a surprise, that the Wizards are offering fans some options regarding the batch of regular season games that were postponed: NBA commissioner Adam Silver is preparing those around … Continue reading "Wizards reportedly of...2020
  • • Warriors on the clock: NBA Mock Draft 1.0
    The 2020 NBA Draft may take place in isolation, with players showing off their draft fits over Zoom and the requisite Adam Silver handshake replaced by a virtual fist bump. But it’s going to happen sometime this year. Yardbarker's Sean Keane reveals Round 1....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
  • • 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

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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
    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
  • • 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
    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 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
  • • 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
  • • Michael Jordan signed off on 'The Last Dance' documentary, thanks to LeBron James, Allen Iverson, Adam Silver
    Jordan had to approve before any of the footage from his final season in the NBA could be used...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 worries positive tests may pop 'bubble'
    2020
  • • Coronavirus: Lakers' LeBron James says he wouldn't be able to have closure if NBA season gets canceled
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said recently that no decisions will be made until at least May...2020
  • • NBA to hold all-player call on Friday, sources say
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver and National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts will host a call for all players on Friday, sources told ESPN....2020

Adam Silver schedule, game

  • • 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
  • • Chris Paul, Adam Silver vow to use restart platform to enact social change
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and National Basketball Players Association President Chris Paul vowed to use the restart of the 2019-20 season as a platform to enact social change. There had been debate about the optics of restarting the season at a time of civil unrest, but the league has determined to make the most of […] The post Chris Paul, Adam Silver vow to use restart platform to enact ...2020
  • • Warriors’ Steve Kerr hoping NBA would allow ‘minicamp’ for teams not participating in return
    The Golden State Warriors are one of the eight NBA teams whose season came to an abrupt end following the league’s announcement of a 22-team format starting on June 31 at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Although he agrees with the NBA’s decision, Dubs head coach Steve Kerr is hoping that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver […] The post Warriors’ Steve Kerr hoping NBA would allow...2020
  • • Adam Silver reveals Michael Jordan’s role in deciding playoff format in return to play
    Basketball fans worldwide rejoiced after the NBA confirmed that it will resume the 2019-20 NBA regular season on July 31. It appears that we have Michael Jordan to thank for the agreed-upon format, per NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. In a tweet from Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press on Thursday, Silver bared that the league’s […] The post Adam Silver reveals Michael Jordan’s rol...2020
  • • Report: Adam Silver to propose 22-team playoff plan for NBA resumption
    The NBA seems to be gearing up for a resume to the 2019-20 season, and Adam Silver's plan reportedly consists of a 22-team playoff format, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania....2020
  • Reports: Adam Silver to propose 22-team restart plan; play-in final playoff spot if team within 4 games
    • Reports: Adam Silver to propose 22-team restart plan; play-in final playoff spot if team within 4 games
    For health measures, players will sit spaced out on the bench then shower back in their hotel rooms (rather than the arena)....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
  • • Report: NBA may jump right into playoffs, seed teams from 1-16
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver has long been intrigued by the idea of combining conferences and re-seeding teams in the postseason....2020
  • • NBA rumors: League considering World Cup-style group stage to replace 1st round of playoffs
    The NBA is strongly considering a potential World-Cup style group stage elimination to replace the first round of the playoffs, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer. Commissioner Adam Silver has been known to be a fan of how international soccer conducts its product, which has reflected in the investment in jersey branding and other […] The post NBA rumors: League considering Worl...2020
  • Could NBA playoffs have 1-16 seeding?
    • Could NBA playoffs have 1-16 seeding?
    NBA commissioner Adam Silver likes the idea of 1-16 playoff seeding....2020

Adam Silver rumors, scandals

  • • Mark Cuban admits money is huge factor in restart, unlike Adam Silver
    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
  • 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

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