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Celtics mourn the passing of former NBA commissioner David Stern

Nick Friar
January 01, 2020 - 5:31 pm

The NBA announced the passing of commissioner emeritus David Stern on Wednesday.

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He had been hospitalized for roughly three weeks due to a brain hemorrhage.

Stern was 77.

The NBA's current commissioner, Adam Silver, released the following statement on his late predecessor:

The NBPA also released a statement:

As other teams did across the NBA, the Celtics released a statement on Stern's passing: