David Stern Is Happy With Adam Silver’s Performance So Far

AdamFormer NBA commissioner David Stern never cleaned up the mess that was Clippers owner Donald Sterling — through years of lawsuits and embarrassing the league, Stern chose to ignore the problem.

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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