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Adam Silver: American businessman and NBA commissioner
Adam Silver is an American businessman, lawyer and sports executive who is the fifth and current commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He joined the NBA in 1992 and has held various positions within the league, becoming chief operating officer and deputy commissioner under his predecessor and mentor David Stern in 2006. When Stern retired in 2014, Silver was named the new commissioner.

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Team LeBron wins close fought NBA All-Star Game over Team Giannis [Video]

Team LeBron wins close fought NBA All-Star Game over Team Giannis

Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant MVP award as Team LeBron downs Team Giannis 157-155 in close fought NBA All-Star Game

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NBA All-Star Game MVP Award permanently named for Kobe [Video]

NBA All-Star Game MVP Award permanently named for Kobe

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces the All-Star Game MVP award permanently named for Kobe

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Paris to host NBA game as league aims to boost its popularity in France

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NBA denies Rockets' protest over James Harden's uncounted basket in loss to Spurs

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NBA's relationship with China frayed over Hong Kong protests

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China wanted Rockets GM sacked for Hong Kong tweet, Adam Silver says

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NBA-China standoff intensifies over controversial tweet

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