David Stern http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ David Stern en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:44:12 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss NBA draft overview: Andrew Wiggins is No. 1, Shabazz Napier to Miami http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655837/NBA-draft-overview-Andrew-Wiggins-is-No-1-Shabazz-Napier-to-Miami.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655837/NBA-draft-overview-Andrew-Wiggins-is-No-1-Shabazz-Napier-to-Miami.html Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, so he got to make the first pitch. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:50:00 MDT Hats will be changing on NBA draft night http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655813/Hats-will-be-changing-on-NBA-draft-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655813/Hats-will-be-changing-on-NBA-draft-night.html Tom Penn was an assistant general manager with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2006 when they struck a deal with Houston before the... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:15:00 MDT Study: NBA maintains strong diversity numbers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655734/Study-NBA-maintains-strong-diversity-numbers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655734/Study-NBA-maintains-strong-diversity-numbers.html According to a report released Tuesday, the NBA received an A-plus grade for racial hiring and B-plus for gender hiring on... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:18:56 MDT The curse of the NBA big man always affects drafts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655668/The-curse-of-the-NBA-big-man-always-affects-drafts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655668/The-curse-of-the-NBA-big-man-always-affects-drafts.html The No. 1 pick in the 2007 NBA draft is a poster child for big man bad luck, an epidemic that's been sweeping the league for... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:05:19 MDT AP Source: Donald Sterling hires investigators to dig up dirt on commissioners, 29 other owners http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654924/AP-Source-Donald-Sterling-hires-investigators-to-dig-up-dirt-on-commissioners-29-other-owners.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654924/AP-Source-Donald-Sterling-hires-investigators-to-dig-up-dirt-on-commissioners-29-other-owners.html Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:12:59 MDT Knicks hire Derek Fisher as head coach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654824/Knicks-hire-Derek-Fisher-as-head-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654824/Knicks-hire-Derek-Fisher-as-head-coach.html isher was never the best player, certainly not the tallest or quickest. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:35:00 MDT Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade fined $5,000 for flopping http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654743/Miami-Heats-Dwyane-Wade-fined-5000-for-flopping.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654743/Miami-Heats-Dwyane-Wade-fined-5000-for-flopping.html The flop is having an impact on the playoffs, and it's being caught much more than it was in the regular season. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:00:00 MDT Adam Silver says the NBA's fight with Donald Sterling almost over http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654669/Adam-Silver-says-the-NBAs-fight-with-Donald-Sterling-almost-over.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654669/Adam-Silver-says-the-NBAs-fight-with-Donald-Sterling-almost-over.html The NBA commissioner said Sterling still hasn't signed off on the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, or agreed to drop his... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 19:29:18 MDT NBA plans Tuesday news conference on Sterling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652728/NBA-plans-Tuesday-news-conference-on-Sterling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652728/NBA-plans-Tuesday-news-conference-on-Sterling.html is planning a Tuesday news conference to discuss the investigation into embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling,... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:36:25 MDT Raising the NBA age limit for a better league http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601522/Raising-the-NBA-age-limit-for-a-better-league.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601522/Raising-the-NBA-age-limit-for-a-better-league.html The National Basketball Association recently changed commissioners to Adam Silver. At the recent Sloan Conference, Silver was... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652130/Let-the-real-games-begin-Its-NBA-playoff-time.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652130/Let-the-real-games-begin-Its-NBA-playoff-time.html Finally, the NBA playoffs are set. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:07 MDT Alonzo Mourning, Nolan Richardson, Gary Williams make Naismith Hall of Fame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651424/Alonzo-Mourning-Nolan-Richardson-Gary-Williams-make-Naismith-Hall-of-Fame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651424/Alonzo-Mourning-Nolan-Richardson-Gary-Williams-make-Naismith-Hall-of-Fame.html Alonzo Mourning and NCAA championship-winning coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams have been voted into the Naismith... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:26:26 MDT NBA approves Hornets name returning to Charlotte http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634256/NBA-approves-Hornets-name-returning-to-Charlotte.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634256/NBA-approves-Hornets-name-returning-to-Charlotte.html Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:15:00 MDT Stern overseeing his last NBA Finals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631582/Stern-overseeing-his-last-NBA-Finals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631582/Stern-overseeing-his-last-NBA-Finals.html David Stern thinks that when it comes to the NBA Finals, his last might be the best. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 23:28:44 MDT Matt Petersen: NBA's Final Four proving parity? We'll see http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581073/Matt-Petersen-NBAs-Final-Four-proving-parity-Well-see.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581073/Matt-Petersen-NBAs-Final-Four-proving-parity-Well-see.html If you're a stats geek, the score in the NBA's version of the Final Four was 3-1. Three small market teams, one big market. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:33:20 MDT Sacramento Kings sale to Vivek Ranadive group complete http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631041/Sacramento-Kings-sale-to-Vivek-Ranadive-group-complete.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631041/Sacramento-Kings-sale-to-Vivek-Ranadive-group-complete.html A new owner is in place. A new coach is on the way. And for the first time in 14 years, Sacramento Kings fans can celebrate a... Fri, 31 May 2013 18:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz: No lottery luck, so Jazz remain in No. 14 spot for NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580454/Utah-Jazz-No-lottery-luck-so-Jazz-remain-in-No-14-spot-for-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580454/Utah-Jazz-No-lottery-luck-so-Jazz-remain-in-No-14-spot-for-NBA-draft.html The Jazz did not defy the odds in the NBA's lottery and remained in the No. 14 position for the 2013 draft on June 27. Tue, 21 May 2013 19:10:00 MDT NBA Owners reject Kings' move to Seattle, Sacramento to keep franchise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629760/NBA-Owners-reject-Kings-move-to-Seattle-Sacramento-to-keep-franchise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629760/NBA-Owners-reject-Kings-move-to-Seattle-Sacramento-to-keep-franchise.html Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson flashed a few smiles when his bid to save the city's NBA franchise finally succeeded. Just not... Thu, 16 May 2013 08:50:00 MDT NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out as gay http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628276/NBA-veteran-Jason-Collins-comes-out-as-gay.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628276/NBA-veteran-Jason-Collins-comes-out-as-gay.html In a first-person article posted Monday on Sports Illustrated's website, Collins begins: "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:55:13 MDT Letter reveals Maloof brothers favor Seattle's deal for Kings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627450/Letter-reveals-Maloof-brothers-favor-Seattles-deal-for-Kings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627450/Letter-reveals-Maloof-brothers-favor-Seattles-deal-for-Kings.html The Maloof family is asking NBA owners to approve the sale of the Kings to a Seattle group, saying there is "significant... Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:30:00 MDT Sacramento, Seattle? Kings fate to be decided soon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627141/Sacramento-Seattle-Kings-fate-to-be-decided-soon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627141/Sacramento-Seattle-Kings-fate-to-be-decided-soon.html go again. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT West beats East 143-138 in NBA All-Star Game (+videos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622840/West-beats-East-143-138-in-NBA-All-Star-Game-videos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622840/West-beats-East-143-138-in-NBA-All-Star-Game-videos.html Kevin Durant scored 30 points, MVP Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists, and the Western Conference beat the East 143-138... Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:31:18 MST Rock On: How Utes can log a sellout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621247/Rock-On-How-Utes-can-log-a-sellout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621247/Rock-On-How-Utes-can-log-a-sellout.html Be sure the Niners kick for their points. They've missed 13 field goal attempts this season. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:58:37 MST Reports: Jimmer Fredette, Kings headed for Seattle http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570296/Reports-Jimmer-Fredette-Kings-headed-for-Seattle.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570296/Reports-Jimmer-Fredette-Kings-headed-for-Seattle.html Jimmer Fredette may soon call the Emerald City his home. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:10:00 MST Rock On: Bronco Mendenhall, Rick Majerus in an alternate universe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617491/Rock-On-Bronco-Mendenhall-Rick-Majerus-in-an-alternate-universe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617491/Rock-On-Bronco-Mendenhall-Rick-Majerus-in-an-alternate-universe.html Poor Al Jefferson. The Jazz center spends 25 large for a new bed and still has an aching back. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 23:30:00 MST Bryant eclipses 30,000, Lakers beat Hornets 103-87 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617165/Bryant-eclipses-30000-Lakers-beat-Hornets-103-87.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617165/Bryant-eclipses-30000-Lakers-beat-Hornets-103-87.html Kobe Bryant grinned and uttered the word "irony" as he considered the fact that the team that drafted him nearly 17 years ago... Thu, 06 Dec 2012 06:33:54 MST Brad Rock: Mehmet Okur, international players could teach us a lesson about getting along http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615507/Mehmet-Okur-international-players-could-teach-us-a-lesson-about-getting-along.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615507/Mehmet-Okur-international-players-could-teach-us-a-lesson-about-getting-along.html When former Jazz center Mehmet Okur announced his retirement last week, I thought: There goes one of the good ones. It's... Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:58:37 MST Utah Jazz lose at Memphis, fall on the road for third straight time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566139/Utah-Jazz-lose-at-Memphis-fall-on-the-road-for-third-straight-time.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566139/Utah-Jazz-lose-at-Memphis-fall-on-the-road-for-third-straight-time.html At this rate — and the way they're playing — the Jazz might gather an impressive collection of honorary city keys... Mon, 05 Nov 2012 22:43:06 MST Utah Jazz: Slow starts, playing Alec Burks, and other short shots from Monday shootaround http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566088/Utah-Jazz-Slow-starts-playing-Alec-Burks-and-other-short-shots-from-Monday-shootaround.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566088/Utah-Jazz-Slow-starts-playing-Alec-Burks-and-other-short-shots-from-Monday-shootaround.html Coach Tyrone Corbin made players aware of extra emotions to be in Memphis. He expects Grizzlies to be fired up but hopes for... Mon, 05 Nov 2012 13:46:35 MST Nets beat Raptors 107-100 in Brooklyn debut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614678/Nets-beat-Raptors-107-100-in-Brooklyn-debut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614678/Nets-beat-Raptors-107-100-in-Brooklyn-debut.html The chant was 55 years in the making, delayed a couple days by disaster, and delivered by a sold-out crowd that wasn't... Sat, 03 Nov 2012 22:56:32 MDT Utah Jazz chime in on Stern announcing he will retire in February 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565324/Utah-Jazz-chime-in-on-Stern-announcing-he-will-retire-in-February-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565324/Utah-Jazz-chime-in-on-Stern-announcing-he-will-retire-in-February-2014.html Players and brass of the Utah Jazz, a small-market organization that stands to benefit from the most-recent Collective... Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:56:57 MDT Doug Robinson: NBA: Where the fights aren't fair http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765597121/NBA-Where-the-fights-arent-fair.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765597121/NBA-Where-the-fights-arent-fair.html Whattya mean the Lakers traded for Dwight Howard? Didn't they just sign Steve Nash, too? Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:01:41 MDT Obama taking in Olympic basketball tune-ups http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590221/Obama-taking-in-Olympic-basketball-tune-ups.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590221/Obama-taking-in-Olympic-basketball-tune-ups.html Hoops fan President Barack Obama is getting an Olympic preview of USA Basketball. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:34:09 MDT Hornets select Davis with No. 1 pick in NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586701/Hornets-select-Davis-with-No-1-pick-in-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586701/Hornets-select-Davis-with-No-1-pick-in-NBA-draft.html The New Orleans Hornets have selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:28:54 MDT Lillard picked 6th by Trail Blazers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586759/Lillard-picked-6th-by-Trail-Blazers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586759/Lillard-picked-6th-by-Trail-Blazers.html Damian Lillard claimed he didn't know he was going to be drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers Thursday night even though he... Thu, 28 Jun 2012 21:41:58 MDT