Adam Silver

Silver: Kanter’s Assassination Fears Taken Seriously by NBA

London (AFP) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted he takes the issue of player safety “very seriously” following New York Knicks star Enes Kanter’s decision to miss his team’s game in London amid fears he would be killed for his political views.

Enes Kanter

Why Left-Trending NBA Is Fool’s Gold

The recent mass layoffs at ESPN has re-ignited a contentious debate on just how much politics has led to the downfall of the formerly “Worldwide Leader in Sports.” What’s not debatable, however, is ESPN’s continued left-ward lurch.


Watered Down NC ‘Bathroom Bill’ Not Good Enough for LGBT Groups

LGBTQ groups are signaling to Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford not to get too excited about new legislation designed to upend North Carolina’s HB2 law which mandates that people use the bathroom according to their biological sex in public schools and government buildings.

A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathroom on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina

Adam Silver: NBA Not the NFL

The commissioner of the NBA says that parity will never exist in his league the way it does in the NFL, and that’s a good thing.

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NBA Commissioner Looks to Change Playoff Seeding

NBA commissioner Adam Silver appears reluctant to radically revamp the NBA playoff system, but gave signs on Thursday that he may be up for modifying it to some extent.


David Stern Backs Adam Silver on Legalized Gambling

Following the Tim Donaghy scandal David Stern worked passionately to restore the integrity of the NBA by assuring fans that gambling by a referee on games he officiated was simply an isolated incident. But less than a decade later, Stern, his successor, and league owners look to collect.

David Stern and Adam Silver Photo by Kathy Willens