David Stern


Sports Verdict: Who’s The NBA’s Biggest Villain? LeBron James Vs. David Stern

As the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?


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Stern Has No Problem With Teams Miking Players

NBA Commissioner David Stern has no problem with teams aiming microphones at their own players during games. If anything, he wants more mikes on the court.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

NBA Finals MVP LeBron James of the Miami Heat holds the championship trophy after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 21, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat won the NBA Finals, defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 to capture the best-of-seven championship series four games to one. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 6-22-12

Every week that I bring you my weekly winner list I try to diversify it by not picking a winner from the same league, but since the NBA Finals wrapped up this week I think it would be fitting to pick all from the NBA.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2012

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 6:  Rodney Stuckey #3 of the Detroit Pistons makes a three-point shot over Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers on March 6, 2012 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stern: World Peace’s Past Weighed In Suspension

David Stern said Wednesday the elbow that Metta World Peace used to give James Harden a concussion was “recklessly thrown” and the Los Angeles Lakers forward’s history absolutely weighed into the suspension.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2012

NBA Commissioner David Stern. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Eric Thomas: David Stern Has To Go

David Stern should not be the commissioner of basketball. He should have stepped down yesterday, but he needs to step down now.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2011

The NBA and its players hold a press conference to announce the tentative deal. (Getty Images, File)

NBA Owners, Players Approve New Labor Deal

Calling it a “new beginning in a way,” Commissioner David Stern announced that owners and players ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, the final step to ending the 5-month lockout.

97.1 The Ticket–12/08/2011

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 04: Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver (L) and NBA Commissioner David Stern speak at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at The Westin Times Square on October 4, 2011 in New York City. Stern announced the NBA has canceled the remainder of the preseason and will cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if there is no labor agreement by Monday. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Tentative Deal Moves The NBA Lockout Closer To End

With a Christmas Day tripleheader on everyone’s wish list and a tentative labor agreement in place, NBA owners and union officials went back to work Saturday, relaying details of the deal with hopes of cementing it quickly.

97.1 The Ticket–11/29/2011

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Surprise And Joy Around The NBA As Deal Draws Near

Surprise, relief, joy and even some caution.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2011

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: NBA Commissioner David Stern (R) speaks to members of the media after a press conference after the NBA and NBA Player's Association met to negotiate the CBA at The Helmsley Hotel on November 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Players File Antitrust Lawsuits Against League

NBA players kept offering economic concessions, and it was never enough to satisfy owners.

97.1 The Ticket–11/17/2011

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 8: NBA Commissioner David Stern and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver addresse the media about the Labor Relations Meetings on September 8, 2011 at the Palace Hotel in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Asks NY Judge To Clear Obstacle In Talks

Is the NBA lockout legal or not under antitrust laws?

97.1 The Ticket–11/03/2011