CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence. So he suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property.
First Amendment advocates went to bat for Donald Sterling via social media after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver implemented a lifetime ban on the Los Angeles Clippers owner over his recorded racist comments.
From ESPN Bomani Jones talks with Marc James about the announcement of the banishment of Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the Clippers organization and the NBA.
Adam Silver’s first crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal leaving those associated with the game wondering how strongly and swiftly the league will respond.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver joined The Drive and talked about his expectations, the future of the league and the draft. We got to talk with him about expansion and what he foresees with the growth of the NBA.
Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.