So when racist comments Sterling made to his girlfriend went public and viral, it fell to Adam Silver to act — and Silver brought the hammer down – a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million fine.
Not shockingly, when the Wall Street Journal asked David Stern what he thought of the job Silver was doing, there was nothing but praise:
“He and I worked together for 22 years. I told everyone he was going to be great at his job and I’m delighted to see that I was right,” Mr. Stern said this morning, attending the DLD tech conference at the IAC Building in Manhattan.
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