Tag Archive | Adam Silver

NBA Experience Grand Opening is a Slam Dunk at Walt DIsney World Resort

It was a championship-worthy celebration Monday morning at Disney Springs for the grand opening of NBA Experience. Amid cheering fans and celebrity guests, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger unveiled the first-of-its-kind destination, joined onstage by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and several current and former NBA and WNBA players.   “NBA Experience lets everybody who […]

Cathy Engelbert Named WNBA Commissioner

Cathy Engelbert, current CEO of Deloitte and the first woman ever to lead a Big Four professional services firm in the U.S, has been appointed Commissioner of the WNBA, it was announced today by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. She will join the WNBA on July 17 and report to Silver, once her four-year term as […]

Hawks’ Korver to replace Heat’s Wade in All-Star Game

Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Eastern Conference All-Star reserve Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 15, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The addition of Korver, the NBA leader in multiple shooting categories, […]

NBA All-Star Game in NY to Reach One Million Kids through the Sport of Basketball

The NBA announced on Friday that the league will reach its seasonlong goal to engage more than one million New York City youth with fun, fitness-related basketball programming across the five boroughs as part of its NBA Cares All-Star efforts. Amidst many first-time undertakings at NBA All-Star 2015, the league will host basketball and fitness […]