Quotes by Adam Silver

Adam Silver is an American businessman, lawyer and sports executive who is the fifth and current commissioner of the National Basketball Association. He joined the NBA in 1992 and has held various positions within the league, becoming chief operating officer and deputy commissioner under his predecessor and mentor David Stern in 2006.

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We have temporarily suspended our season in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This hiatus will last at least 30 days and we intend to resume the season, if and when it becomes safe for all concerned.

Basketball, CoronavirusAdam Silver (as NBA Commissioner), March 2020

Strong college basketball is great for the NBA.

BasketballAdam Silver

It is inevitable that people around the world - including from America and China - will have different viewpoints over different issues. It is not the role of the NBA to adjudicate those differences. However, the NBA will not put itself in a position of regulating what players, employees and team owners say or will not say on these issues.

2019, ChinaAdam Silver (as NBA Commissioner), October 2019