Re: David Stern to step down as commissioner Feb 1st, 2014
Originally Posted by IGotACoolStory
Say what you want about Stern and his mistakes, but he has been the best commissioner currently in the four major sports. I don't think it's been that close either.
People that knock on Stern haven't watched the league long enough to know what's he's accomplished in his time. He's dragged the game from what it was in the 70's to being one of the premier leagues in the world. People don't remember or know about watching playoff games on tape delay after the 11 pm news. Half filled arenas for even the top teams during regular season. Lack of media coverage. On an on if you look hard enough there's not a single area of the league that hasn't improved tenfold during Sterns time as commish