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Adam Silver
Adam Silver.jpg
Silver at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game press conference.
5th Commissioner of the NBA
February 1, 2014 - present
Deputy: Mark Tatum
Predecessor: David Stern
Deputy Commissioner of the NBA
2006 - 2014
Predecessor: Russ Granik
Successor: Mark Tatum
Personal information
Born: April 25, 1962 (1962-04-25) (age 59)
Rye, New York
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Career information
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
Executive career: 1992-present (29 years)

Adam Silver (born April 25, 1962) 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 Stern's retirement in 2014.