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Adam Silver
Adamsilver
Silver at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game press conference
5th Commissioner of the NBA
Predecessor David Stern
Deputy
commissioner
Mark Tatum
Personal information
Born April 26, 1962 (1962-04-26) (age 57)
Rye, New York
Nationality U.S. Flag American
High school Rye High School
(Rye, New York)
College Duke (1984)
Chicago (1984-1985)
Previous pos. NBA Chief of Staff
Senior Vice President of
Entertainment
Deputy Commissioner
(2006-2014)
Executive career 1992-present (27 years)

Adam Silver is an American Basketball executive who currently serves as Commissioner of the NBA. Silver attended Duke. He began his career in 1992 where he held various positions before being appointed Deputy Commissioner of the NBA in 2006. In 2012 the NBA Board of Governors selected him as the next commissioner to succeed David Stern following Sterns retirement in 2014.

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