Adam Silver

The office NBA Game Ball before a game between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks on February 20, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.  (Source: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Study: NBA Diversity Again Leads Pro Sports Leagues

The NBA again sets the standard for diversity among major professional sports leagues.

07/01/2015

Karl-Anthony Towns speaks to the media after being drafted first overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 25, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Timberwolves Select Towns With No. 1 Pick In NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, the first of three straight freshmen chosen.

06/25/2015

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell interact with a group of children during an NBA Fit Event in New York, New York.  (Source: Michael Lebrecht/NBAE via Getty Images)

Towns, Okafor And Good Lesser-Known Players Top NBA Draft

The long wait for the 2015 NBA Draft is almost over.

06/25/2015

The  "Swoosh" logo is seen on a Nike factory store in Orlando, Florida. The NBA says Nike will become the league's official uniform provider beginning with the 2017-18 season.(Source: Getty Images)

Nike To Become NBA’s Uniform Provider In 2017-18

The NBA says Nike will become the league’s official uniform provider beginning with the 2017-18 season.

06/11/2015

In this handout photo provided by Disney Parks, in a special moment for Magic Kingdom guests, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, streaked across the skies above, Cinderella Castle March 19, 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.   (Sourcce: Mariah Wild/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

NBA Plans “The NBA Experience At Walt Disney World Resort”

The NBA is going to Disney World.

06/03/2015

NBA Commisioner Adam Silver gestures during a press conference ahead of the 2015 NBA global game between Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks at the O2 Arena in London on January 15, 2015.     (Source: GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

NBPA Attorney: Union Anticipates Clash On Age Limit

Changes may be coming to the NBA’s age limit for eligible players, but it won’t come easy.

03/05/2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference during the NBA Summer League on July 15, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA To Test 44-Minute Game, 4 Shorter Than Usual

The NBA is going to evaluate if a shorter game could be a better one.

10/15/2014

John Skipper, ESPN President and Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman, David Levy, Turner Broadcasting Systems President, Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner announce that the NBA expanded its partnerships with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company through new, nine-year agreements under which ABC, TNT, and ESPN will televise NBA games beginning with the 2016-17 season through the 2024-25 season on October 06, 2014 in New York City, New York. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Extends TV Deals With ESPN And TNT

The NBA and its television partners couldn’t wait to extend their contracts.

10/06/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference during the NBA Summer League on July 15, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silver: NBA Will Review Domestic Violence Policies

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday his league will “take a fresh look” at its domestic violence procedures in the wake of the NFL’s rash of incidents.

09/22/2014

Owner Bruce Levenson (left) of the Atlanta Hawks and his son cheer during a game against the Boston Celtics at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Source: Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hawks’ Owner To Sell Team Due To Inappropriate Email

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he wrote in an attempt “to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide.”

09/08/2014

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