Former NBA Commissioner David Stern is reportedly in serious condition following an emergency surgery to treat a sudden brain hemmorgage.
The following statement has been issued by the NBA:
“NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern remains in serious condition following emergency surgery to address a sudden brain hemorrhage on Thursday. He is receiving great care and surrounded by his loved ones. The Stern family and everyone at the NBA appreciate the incredible outpouring of support. Our thoughts and prayers remain with David and his family.”
The 77-year-old served as the NBA’s commissioner for 30 years. Stern oversaw the inclusion of seven franchises, the creation of the WNBA and the NBA’s Development League during his tenure as the longest-serving NBA commissioner.
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