10 Questions for David Stern

For 24 years, the NBA commissioner has helped globalize pro basketball. And this year's compelling season could lift the league out of a ratings funk. David Stern will now take your questions

Amanda Friedman for TIME

David Stern, NBA Commissioner, photographed at the Staples Center in L.A., Calif. on March 7, 2008.

For 24 years, the NBA commissioner has helped globalize pro basketball. And this year's compelling season could lift the league out of a ratings funk. David Stern will now take your questions

What was your lowest point as commissioner, and your highest point?Luiz Dias, Fort Worth, Texas
The worst has probably been having to suspend players for life for failing drug tests. Another was being at the announcement that Magic [Johnson] was HIV positive, when we expected to lose him. [The best] has been watching the U.S. and the world embrace the athletes of the...

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