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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Reiterates Desire for New Age Limit

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Reiterates Desire for New Age LimitBrian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With the NBA Draft a couple months away, many of the top prospects this year finished just one year of college. New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has stated again that he wants to raise the age limit for inc...

David Stern Among Those Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

David Stern Among Those Elected to Basketball Hall of FamePatrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) --  It has definitely been an eventful year for David Stern. The former NBA commissioner was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the Class of ...

Adam Silver Begins Tenure as NBA Commissioner

Adam Silver Begins Tenure as NBA CommissionerBrian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Adam Silver has been sworn in as the fifth commissioner in NBA history.  The NBA posted a picture on their Twitter account on Saturday with Silver holding a basketball and former commissioner David Ste...

Mavericks’ Mark Cuban Fined

Mavericks’ Mark Cuban FinedMichael Buckner/Getty Images for Reality Rocks(DALLAS) -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $100,000 for confronting officials on the court and directing inappropriate language toward them at the conclusion of the Mavs' 129-127 loss Wedn...

NBA Changes Finals Format

NBA Changes Finals FormatNational Basketball Association(NEW YORK) -- For the first time since 1985 the NBA Finals will have a 2-2-1-1-1 format instead of the 2-3-2 system. Team owners voted unanimously Wednesday to change the rule, which will be enforced at the 2014 Finals. "...

Charlotte Name Change Approved by NBA

Charlotte Name Change Approved by NBAChristopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- During their summer meeting in Las Vegas, the NBA Board of Governors officially approved the Charlotte Bobcats name change back to the Hornets beginning in the 2014-15 season. The Hornets name became availa...

Sources: Celtics, Clippers Agree To Doc Rivers Deal

Sources: Celtics, Clippers Agree To Doc Rivers DealJim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The Los Angeles Clippers finally have their man. Sources confirm that after days of negotiating, the Clippers and Boston Celtics have have agreed in principle to a deal that brings head coach Doc Rivers to Lo...

Dirk Nowitzki Addresses Flopping

Dirk Nowitzki Addresses FloppingChristopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- No matter how hard the NBA tries to get rid of flopping, Dallas Mavericks All-Star Dirk Nowitzki doesn't believe it will go away. NBA Commissioner David Stern Stern instituted a system this season that fine...

David Stern Addresses Flopping

David Stern Addresses FloppingPatrick McDermott/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern still is not happy about the league's anti-flopping rules.  Stern instituted a system this season that fined players for flopping after video review, but believes there needs to...

NBA Owners Keep Kings in Sacramento

NBA Owners Keep Kings in SacramentoChristopher Trotman/Getty Images(DALLAS) --  The NBA owners have voted, and the Kings are staying in Sacramento. Ownership representatives from all 30 NBA teams met Wednesday in Dallas for nearly four hours and voted to reject the Kings' proposed ...

Stern Announces Seattle Group Has Filed to Relocate the Kings

Stern Announces Seattle Group Has Filed to Relocate the KingsPatrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern announced Wednesday that the Seattle group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer, who reached an agreement to purchase the Sacramento Kings, has formally filed with the league to ...

Spurs Fined $250,000 For Sitting Players

Spurs Fined $250,000 For Sitting PlayersBruce Bennett/Getty Image(NEW YORK) --  The NBA has fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 after head coach Gregg Popovich sat key players in a 105-100 loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday night. Popovich sent Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, a...

Spurs Facing Sanctions for Sitting Players

Spurs Facing Sanctions for Sitting PlayersBruce Bennett/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has made NBA commissioner David Stern mad. Popovich decided to send players Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green on a flight back home instead of having them ...

David Stern to Retire in Early 2014

David Stern to Retire in Early 2014Boris Streubel/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern will end a 30-year run on Feb. 1, 2014, when he'll officially retire.  Stern has been the NBA's commissioner since Feb. 1, 1984 and made the announcement on Thursday. "Life is a...

NBA Finalizing Flopping Procedures

NBA Finalizing Flopping ProceduresPatrick McDermott/Getty Images(ELIZABETH, N.J.) -- The NBA has had enough of watching its players flop on the court. NBA spokesman Tim Frank said on Thursday that the league is finalizing procedures to help eliminate flopping on the court.Flopping is t...

Kobe Bryant Disagrees with Olympic Age Limit

Kobe Bryant Disagrees with Olympic Age LimitDavid Becker/Getty Images(MANCHESTER, England) -- Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant doesn't agree with the 23-and-under concept proposed by NBA commissioner David Stern regarding the Olympics. Team USA arrived in London on Tuesday and the Lakers forwa...

David Stern Vows to Stop Flopping in the NBA

David Stern Vows to Stop Flopping in the NBAPatrick McDermott/​Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Flopping in the NBA isn't necessarily anything new, but more and more it has become a near epidemic around the league. It's something the NBA commissioner David Stern has taken notice of and wants it to st...

NBA Commissioner David Stern Has Faith In Jordan

NBA Commissioner David Stern Has Faith In JordanPatrick McDermott/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In an interview with ESPN Radio on Monday, NBA Commissioner David Stern spoke about the state of the Charlotte Bobcats who just ended a season in which they recorded the worst NBA winning percentage in league...

Lakers’ World Peace Reacts To Suspension

Lakers’ World Peace Reacts To SuspensionHarry How/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- After being suspended Tuesday for seven games for his hit on Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the artist formally known as Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, spoke about the punishment laid down by NBA Commis...

Metta World Peace Suspended Seven Games

Metta World Peace Suspended Seven GamesStephen Dunn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has been suspended seven games for hitting Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden with an elbow on Sunday. "The concussion suffered by James Harden demonstrates the d...
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