Adam Silver

NBA Denies Blackballing Freedom, Defends China Partnership

March 25th, 2022 1:01 PM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday told The New York Times his league is not soft on China and denied accusations that it is blackballing critic and former player Enes Kanter Freedom. Given the league’s actions on both regards, his claims rank low on the credibility meter. 

Blackburn Exposes NBA for Looking Other Way on China’s Atrocities

March 8th, 2021 12:27 PM

The National Basketball Association just swallowed its tongue on China’s atrocities in order to restore a major revenue stream. U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) pressured the league to defend its new broadcast agreement with the ruthless communist nation’s state-run TV.

HuffPo Asks, PBS Ponders: ‘What About Homophobic NBA Owners

May 1st, 2014 9:18 AM
When Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s much publicized comments were released Sunday, the media, celebrities, NBA players and even the White House were quick to attack Sterling and call on NBA commissioner Adam Silver to ban him from the league, which he did April 29. But that wasn’t the end of it. Now the Left is going after Orlando Magic owner, Rich DeVos because he’s a Christian…