Adam Silver replaces David Stern
NEW YORK -- Adam Silver has become the NBA's fifth commissioner.
The NBA posted a picture on its Twitter account Saturday of Silver holding a basketball and shaking hands with outgoing commissioner David Stern.
It's official: Adam Silver succeeds David Stern as #NBA Commissioner pic.twitter.com/B2tuuZVZv9— NBA (@NBA) February 1, 2014
Stern retired after exactly 30 years in charge, making him the NBA's longest-serving and most successful commissioner.
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