Who Is The NBA Commissioner?

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So you're wondering, "who is the NBA commissioner?" No problem! I'm here to tell you all about him!

Oh, to be the commissioner of a professional sports league. It truly is one of the most epic double-edged swords someone can grasp. On one hand, you have all the power and authority over one of the most popular and influential sports leagues in the world. On the other hand, you become tightly scrutinized for everyone move, change, and statement you make.

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It's not an easy path to make your way into the office of the NBA Commissioner. Per the leagues guidelines, any prospective candidate needs a bachelors degree in business as well as a minimum of seven years working for the NBA's league offices. Generally, the person selected to become commissioner also has obtained a law degree.

Here is everything you need to know about the NBA's current and past commissioner.

Current Commissioner: Adam Silver

Former Commissioner: David Stern

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