The Commissioner of the NBA is the chief executive of the National Basketball Association. When Kennedy retired in as commissioner, the league had increased to 18 teams, landed a lucrative television contract and improved its. After a promotion to Executive Vice President in , he moved into the Commissioner's office when O'Brien retired in During those years, Stern has. The NBA announced today that retired General Martin E. Dempsey, the has been appointed Special Adviser to Commissioner Adam Silver.
As NBA commissioner, David Stern was a strict and unyielding monarch, who presided over a successful and growing empire for 30 years. Adam Silver has become the NBA's fifth commissioner. Stern retired after exactly 30 years in charge, making him the NBA's longest-serving. On Saturday, David Stern retired as NBA commissioner, ending at an even 30 years his tenure as basketball's leading organisational figure.
NBA commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, , 30 years after he took charge of the league, and will be replaced by deputy. NBA deputy commissioner and chief operating officer Mark Tatum said the league has a formal partnership with the National Basketball Retired. NBA Commissioner David Stern leaves office with complete praise from those he .. GRINNING IT UP: Stern embraces retirement with a smile. On February 1, David Stern will retire as NBA commissioner after exactly 30 years on the job. His tenure almost defies summary, but we gave it.