The Miami Heat knocked off the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night, but the biggest news from the game came before tipoff when Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich decided to send Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli, Tony Parker, and Danny Green back to San Antonio for rest.
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.
Nobody wants to earn the moniker of the Grinch who stole Christmas, but NBA commissioner may have done just that on Thursday.
The 2011-2012 NBA season may hang in the balance when labor talks resume Friday in New York.
The NBA and the Miami Heat are coming off of the most successful season in years. But, other teams are not as lucky and NBA commissioner David Stern said after the lockout is ended with a new collective bargaining agreement, league contraction is on the table.
When the NFL lockout was in its deepest point, both sides were positive that a deal could be worked out in time to save the season. The same can’t be said of the NBA.