David Stern

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Newark’s Prudential Center To Host NBA Draft Again In 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker tweeted the news last week. On Wednesday, the NBA made it official.


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Forget Jordan, Stern Says NBA Has Never Seen Anything Like ‘Linsanity’

Not Magic and Bird, not Kobe or LeBron. Not even Michael Jordan. Nobody can match the buzz that Jeremy Lin has created in such a short amount of time.


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Kallas: David Stern (Almost) Gets It Right On Jeremy Lin

Presumably, someone with a brain got to the commissioner and Lin was named to play in the Rising Stars Game.


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NBA Adds Knicks’ Jeremy Lin To All-Star Weekend, Rising Stars Challenge

Charles Barkley praised the addition, saying it was “really stupid the NBA denied him in the beginning.”


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Kallas: Make Lin An All-Star And Many Other Lines On Lin

Why wait until next year? It’s not too late this year. Jeremy Lin should be an All-Star. Now. Certainly, somehow, David Stern can get this done. Any player drops out of the East squad, put Lin in. If no player drops out, add him to the roster.


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David Stern Opens The Season With Boos In Dallas

NBA Commissioner David Stern opened his lockout-delayed season by hearing boos from fans.


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Schmeelk: Is David Stern A Good GM?

Off of the lockout, nearly everyone craved a return to normalcy in the NBA. Instead, they got the chaos surrounding the Chris Paul trade which included rescinded trades, threatened lawsuits, and commissioner David Stern once again looking like the bad guy.


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Somers’ Monologue: 3 Reasons David Stern Approved Chris Paul Trade

Stern saw competitive balance. He saw the Clippers become more competitive and the Hornets become more balanced.


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Chris Paul Traded To Clippers; NBA Approves

Paul has finally landed — not with the Knicks or Lakers, but with the Los Angeles Clippers.


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Nets’ Deron Williams: ‘David Stern Is A Bully’

It seems almost everyone has given their take on last week’s rejected trade that would’ve sent Chris Paul to the Lakers. Add Deron Williams to the list.


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Stern Makes A Heavy-Handed Stand

Despite his protestations otherwise, Stern’s decision to veto the first Chris Paul trade to the Los Angeles Lakers was as much about image as his decision six years ago to outlaw baggy pants and hats worn sideways.


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Chris Paul Trade Rejected By NBA; Did Owners Kill Deal?

Chris Paul wanted a trade to the Knicks. Instead, the Hornets worked out a three-team deal with LA and Houston — or so they thought.


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NBA Season Would Require Back-To-Back-To-Backs

The NBA regular season would run through April 26 and require teams to play at least one set of back-to-back-to-back games if a new labor deal is ratified in time to start on Christmas.


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NBA Players Have Mixed Reaction To New Deal

Dwyane Wade expressed relief. Shane Battier sounded cautiously optimistic. Jason Richardson urged players to think before voting.


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Tentative Deal Moves NBA Lockout Closer To The End

Players, looking beat and beaten, face a tougher healing process in approving an agreement that significantly limits their earnings.