In three decades as commissioner, David Stern helped grow the NBA from a fledgling league that showed Finals games on tape delay into a global juggernaut, reintroduced professional basketball in New Orleans and helped it stay here when its status in the Crescent City was in peril. Stern died Wednesday at 77, weeks after he suffered a brain hemorrhage. Nationally, Stern is best known for overseeing the NBA during a period of unprecedented growth.
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I never respected his dress code or how he treated certain players. Said it before. Will say it again. You are the worst commissioner ever…I just have no other words to explain it.
Instead he went to Europe, Asia and plenty of other places around the world, bringing with him a league that was previously an afterthought in the U. He was Stern suffered a brain hemorrhage on Dec. The league said he died with his wife, Dianne, and their family at his bedside. Stern had been involved with the NBA for nearly two decades before he became its fourth commissioner on Feb. James Naismith are the two most important people for the game of basketball. Naismith because he invented the game and David for his vision, his vision to make this game global. Thriving on good debate in the boardroom and good games in the arena, Stern would say one of his greatest achievements was guiding a league of mostly black players that was plagued by drug problems in the s to popularity with mainstream America. He had a hand in nearly every initiative to do that, from the drug testing program, to the implementation of the salary cap, to the creation of a dress code.
A lot of shared hobbies, interests, life goals. Take extra care to communicate your needs once a week- don't do it every day. Most likely, the relationship isn't going to survive your differences in belief. Well guess wat my engagement got cancelled. Now the Pew survey only took into account self-identification, i. Best wishes on your next expedition.