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David Stern: 30 Years

Newly appointed NBA commissioner David Stern is shown in New York, Nov. 23, 1983. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

Globetrotter: David Stern’s NBA Won Over the World

David Stern will retire as NBA commissioner on Saturday after 30 years serving as the head of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.

In this slideshow, we take a look at some memorable moments in Stern’s career as the commissioner.