In the 78 th year of life died former Commissioner of the National basketball Association (NBA) David stern. Previously, he was hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage.
David stern was the fourth Commissioner of the NBA, and in this position he worked longer than any predecessors, for over 30 years. It was under Stern the NBA has a draft lottery was introduced a dress code for players. He was active in the fight against drug addiction among the players involved in the scandals are representatives of the League received a lengthy disqualification.
Also during the work of David stern in the NBA there were seven new teams, six have changed the franchise. In addition, he introduced the salary cap, which this season is 109,14 million dollars.