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Old 10-25-2012, 05:42 PM   #46
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Default Re: David Stern to step down as commissioner Feb 1st, 2014

The NBA Finals use to be shown on TV late at night on tape delay.
Just look at the league now.

Say what you want about Stern from a business stand point the man has done a great job. I don't like what happen to Seattle...I don't like how he interfered with the Paul trade to the Lakers etc. Stern has done a great job growing and expanding the popularity of the NBA during his tenure. For that he has my respect.
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:52 PM   #47
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:57 PM   #48
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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.
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:06 PM   #49
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If this is real, then it's good news. But it is 30 years too late.
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:11 PM   #50
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good. maybe he can give back those 2** tainted lakers championships.
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:13 PM   #51
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good. maybe he can give back those 2** tainted lakers championships.
??? I've heard 2002 (the whole Kings WCF shit) but what's the other one you're referencing?
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:16 PM   #52
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??? I've heard 2002 (the whole Kings WCF shit) but what's the other one you're referencing?

2010. that game 7 was ****ing rigged...
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:36 PM   #53
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good. maybe he can give back those 2** tainted lakers championships.
he also took the suns 2007 title..smh
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:53 PM   #54
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Great career for Stern imo. Of course he has made bad decisions, but generally every single thing he has done has improved the league. His decisions have generally been positive ones.

For those of you saying thank god he's retiring, blah, blah, blah you do realise that Adam Silver has been Stern's protege right? Do you really think that things will change very much going from Stern to his hand molded protege? I'm actually pretty interested in finding out who the new Adam Silver will be. The Deputy Commisioner is a position of great importance as well.
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:01 PM   #55
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good. maybe he can give back those 2** tainted lakers championships.

2?????

Try 8.
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:05 PM   #56
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Retiring for basketball reasons.
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:07 PM   #57
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2015 NBA Finals championship trophy should be renamed to the David J. Stern Trophy.
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:12 PM   #58
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GTFO and take that relic Marv Albert with you. The NBA is overdue to enter the 21st century.
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:37 PM   #59
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Respect to Stern If you see how the NBA was when he became the commish to how it is now, you gotta recognize the things he has done for the league.

On the other hand, I'm pretty excited to see/hear Adam Silver on NBA 2K15

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Old 10-25-2012, 07:51 PM   #60
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The NBA Finals use to be shown on TV late at night on tape delay.
Just look at the league now.

Say what you want about Stern from a business stand point the man has done a great job. I don't like what happen to Seattle...I don't like how he interfered with the Paul trade to the Lakers etc. Stern has done a great job growing and expanding the popularity of the NBA during his tenure. For that he has my respect.

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