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NBA COMMISSIONER HAS A SUCCESSOR
Thu, 01 Mar 2012 10:09 AM EST

David Stern will acknowledge only 2 things concerning his future as NBA commissioner.

He is going to be retired within 5 years, and he is hoping Adam Silver replaces him. NFL betting lines

Stern counseled Silver for the job, calling the assistant commissioner and 20-year employee of the NBA a “1st-rate, best of the class executive.”

“I guess I’d say that one of the things which a good Manager does, and I try to be a good Manager, is provide his board with a spectacular selection for its successor, and I think I have done that, and that’s Adam,” Stern related, with Silver sitting at a table to his right.

“That’s in the final analysis if I had the decision, if I were doing it myself, he could be the commissioner.”

But Stern recounted the option would get left to the proprietors, and he’s given them no suggestion when they will have to make it.

Stern committed at least of 5 more years on the job after the prior collective bargaining deal was confirmed in 2005. He claimed he’s told them nothing now, though he announced the discussion would come “very soon.” He repeated what he is said formerly about not being around to deal with the next round of talks, which may be in 2017 if either side exercises its right to opt out of the 10-year agreement. NFL lines

“I’m not going to be here when it either is or isn’t reopened in 6 years,” he said.

Silver was already the lead negotiator in the recent labor talks, leading owners through a 5-month lockout to a new agreement in which they saved about $280 million a year in player salary costs.

Stern has leaned on his longtime helper and the previous president of NBA Entertainment more often in recent years, often leaving it to him to answer complicated questions. He passed the microphone to Silver on 2 occasions for questions about the league’s future that Stern, 69, won’t be around to answer.

He has plenty of business to achieve now.

He will meet with leadership from Sacramento and the Maloof family, who are the owners of the Kings, as the sides try to beat a March 1 cut-off point to accomplish plans to finance a new arena the city needs to keep the team.

“We’d like the city, on behalf of the Maloofs, to make the biggest feasible contribution,” Stern expounded. “The city would like the Maloofs to make the largest – both have come up with terribly substantial contributions. It’s really getting there. It isn’t there yet.

And we’re searching for ways imaginative ways, to bridge the gap.”

Also:

Stern claimed the league is in discussions with one nameless group, with another sitting behind, for the sale of the Hornets. He is hopeful an agreement can get done in a week to ten days.

Stern does not see enlarging beyond 30 teams in North America, but neither he nor Silver would cross out overseas in the subsequent decade.

Stern declared the league will come back to Orlando for another All-Star game, though didn’t say when. The game hadn’t been here in 20 years, but Stern expounded there’s “no better building in the world” than the new Amway Center.


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