LeBron James dispensed with his menacing black mask at the NBA’s request and switched to a clear protective cover for the Miami Heat’s game Saturday against the Orlando Magic.
NBA Commissioner David Stern will step down from his post in February 2014 multiple media outlets are reporting. Stern’s retirement plans were revealed to NBA executives Thursday.
After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side, and local businesses in Miami are reveling in the decision.
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association continue mediated negotiations in New York in hopes of salvaging another season and ensuring South Florida they will again see the Big Three on the court this year.